Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Small Business Saturday Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Small Business Saturday related project.
Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.
The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Small Business Saturday specific requirements:
STEP 1: Get your bearings
- The latest quick edition of the Small Business Saturday Self Assessment book in PDF containing 49 requirements to perform a quickscan, get an overview and share with stakeholders.
Organized in a data driven improvement cycle RDMAICS (Recognize, Define, Measure, Analyze, Improve, Control and Sustain), check the…
- Example pre-filled Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard to get familiar with results generation
Then find your goals…
STEP 2: Set concrete goals, tasks, dates and numbers you can track
Featuring 706 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Small Business Saturday improvements can be made.
Examples; 10 of the 706 standard requirements:
- Will Small Business Saturday deliverables need to be tested and, if so, by whom?
- How do you determine the key elements that affect Small Business Saturday workforce satisfaction? how are these elements determined for different workforce groups and segments?
- What is our competitive advantage?
- What is your BATNA (best alternative to a negotiated agreement)?
- If substitutes have been appointed, have they been briefed on the Small Business Saturday goals and received regular communications as to the progress to date?
- What trophy do we want on our mantle?
- Why do we need to keep records?
- What is a feasible sequencing of reform initiatives over time?
- How to measure variability?
- How important is Small Business Saturday to the user organizations mission?
Complete the self assessment, on your own or with a team in a workshop setting. Use the workbook together with the self assessment requirements spreadsheet:
- The workbook is the latest in-depth complete edition of the Small Business Saturday book in PDF containing 706 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…
Your Small Business Saturday self-assessment dashboard which gives you your dynamically prioritized projects-ready tool and shows your organization exactly what to do next:
- The Self-Assessment Excel Dashboard; with the Small Business Saturday Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Small Business Saturday areas need attention, which requirements you should focus on and who will be responsible for them:
- Shows your organization instant insight in areas for improvement: Auto generates reports, radar chart for maturity assessment, insights per process and participant and bespoke, ready to use, RACI Matrix
- Gives you a professional Dashboard to guide and perform a thorough Small Business Saturday Self-Assessment
- Is secure: Ensures offline data protection of your Self-Assessment results
- Dynamically prioritized projects-ready RACI Matrix shows your organization exactly what to do next:
STEP 3: Implement, Track, follow up and revise strategy
The outcomes of STEP 2, the self assessment, are the inputs for STEP 3; Start and manage Small Business Saturday projects with the 62 implementation resources:
- 62 step-by-step Small Business Saturday Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Small Business Saturday project requirements and success criteria:
Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:
- Initiating Process Group: Will the Small Business Saturday project meet the client requirements, and will it achieve the business success criteria that justified doing the Small Business Saturday project in the first place?
- Risk Management Plan: Management -what contingency plans do you have if the risk becomes a reality?
- Requirements Management Plan: Is the system software (non-operating system) new to the IT Small Business Saturday project team?
- Lessons Learned: How efficient and effective were Small Business Saturday project team meetings?
- Change Log: How does this relate to the standards developed for specific business processes?
- Human Resource Management Plan: Are staff skills known and available for each task?
- Team Member Performance Assessment: What types of learning are targeted (e.g., cognitive, affective, psychomotor, procedural)?
- Activity Duration Estimates: Which skills do you think are most important for an information technology Small Business Saturday project manager?
- Procurement Audit: Are advance payments to employees properly authorized and controlled?
- Team Operating Agreement: Do you leverage technology engagement tools group chat, polls, screen sharing, etc.?
Step-by-step and complete Small Business Saturday Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.
1.0 Initiating Process Group:
- 1.1 Small Business Saturday project Charter
- 1.2 Stakeholder Register
- 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix
2.0 Planning Process Group:
- 2.1 Small Business Saturday project Management Plan
- 2.2 Scope Management Plan
- 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
- 2.4 Requirements Documentation
- 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
- 2.6 Small Business Saturday project Scope Statement
- 2.7 Assumption and Constraint Log
- 2.8 Work Breakdown Structure
- 2.9 WBS Dictionary
- 2.10 Schedule Management Plan
- 2.11 Activity List
- 2.12 Activity Attributes
- 2.13 Milestone List
- 2.14 Network Diagram
- 2.15 Activity Resource Requirements
- 2.16 Resource Breakdown Structure
- 2.17 Activity Duration Estimates
- 2.18 Duration Estimating Worksheet
- 2.19 Small Business Saturday project Schedule
- 2.20 Cost Management Plan
- 2.21 Activity Cost Estimates
- 2.22 Cost Estimating Worksheet
- 2.23 Cost Baseline
- 2.24 Quality Management Plan
- 2.25 Quality Metrics
- 2.26 Process Improvement Plan
- 2.27 Responsibility Assignment Matrix
- 2.28 Roles and Responsibilities
- 2.29 Human Resource Management Plan
- 2.30 Communications Management Plan
- 2.31 Risk Management Plan
- 2.32 Risk Register
- 2.33 Probability and Impact Assessment
- 2.34 Probability and Impact Matrix
- 2.35 Risk Data Sheet
- 2.36 Procurement Management Plan
- 2.37 Source Selection Criteria
- 2.38 Stakeholder Management Plan
- 2.39 Change Management Plan
3.0 Executing Process Group:
- 3.1 Team Member Status Report
- 3.2 Change Request
- 3.3 Change Log
- 3.4 Decision Log
- 3.5 Quality Audit
- 3.6 Team Directory
- 3.7 Team Operating Agreement
- 3.8 Team Performance Assessment
- 3.9 Team Member Performance Assessment
- 3.10 Issue Log
4.0 Monitoring and Controlling Process Group:
- 4.1 Small Business Saturday project Performance Report
- 4.2 Variance Analysis
- 4.3 Earned Value Status
- 4.4 Risk Audit
- 4.5 Contractor Status Report
- 4.6 Formal Acceptance
5.0 Closing Process Group:
- 5.1 Procurement Audit
- 5.2 Contract Close-Out
- 5.3 Small Business Saturday project or Phase Close-Out
- 5.4 Lessons Learned
With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Small Business Saturday project with this in-depth Small Business Saturday Toolkit.
In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:
- Diagnose Small Business Saturday projects, initiatives, organizations, businesses and processes using accepted diagnostic standards and practices
- Implement evidence-based best practice strategies aligned with overall goals
- Integrate recent advances in Small Business Saturday and put process design strategies into practice according to best practice guidelines
Defining, designing, creating, and implementing a process to solve a business challenge or meet a business objective is the most valuable role; In EVERY company, organization and department.
Unless you are talking a one-time, single-use project within a business, there should be a process. Whether that process is managed and implemented by humans, AI, or a combination of the two, it needs to be designed by someone with a complex enough perspective to ask the right questions. Someone capable of asking the right questions and step back and say, ‘What are we really trying to accomplish here? And is there a different way to look at it?’
This Toolkit empowers people to do just that – whether their title is entrepreneur, manager, consultant, (Vice-)President, CxO etc… – they are the people who rule the future. They are the person who asks the right questions to make Small Business Saturday investments work better.
This Small Business Saturday All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:
Includes lifetime updates
Every self assessment comes with Lifetime Updates and Lifetime Free Updated Books. Lifetime Updates is an industry-first feature which allows you to receive verified self assessment updates, ensuring you always have the most accurate information at your fingertips.