Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supply Chain Operations Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supply Chain Operations related project.

Download the Toolkit and in Three Steps you will be guided from idea to implementation results.

 

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The Toolkit contains the following practical and powerful enablers with new and updated Supply Chain Operations specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Supply Chain Operations 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 615 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supply Chain Operations improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 615 standard requirements:

  1. How did the Supply Chain Operations manager receive input to the development of a Supply Chain Operations improvement plan and the estimated completion dates/times of each activity?

  2. Has the appropriate access to relevant data and analysis capability been granted?

  3. Who defines the rules in relation to any given issue?

  4. Where is there value in implementing the vision?

  5. What stupid rule would we most like to kill?

  6. How will effects be measured?

  7. What Keeps You Up at Night?

  8. How long to scale up?

  9. Cost of Processes?

  10. Working Capital?

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 Supply Chain Operations book in PDF containing 615 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

Your Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations Self-Assessment and Scorecard you will develop a clear picture of which Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations projects with the 62 implementation resources:

  • 62 step-by-step Supply Chain Operations Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Supply Chain Operations project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Activity Duration Estimates: What is the BEST thing for the Supply Chain Operations project manager to do?
  2. Probability and Impact Assessment: What are the tools and techniques used in managing the challenges faced?
  3. Source Selection Criteria: What procedures are followed when a contractor requires access to classified information or a significant quantity of special material/information?
  4. Team Member Status Report: Does every department have to have a Supply Chain Operations project Manager on staff?
  5. Initiating Process Group: How is each deliverable reviewed, verified, and validated?
  6. Human Resource Management Plan: Were Supply Chain Operations project team members involved in the development of activity & task decomposition?
  7. Scope Management Plan: Has allowance been made for vacations, holidays, training (learning time for each team member), staff promotions & staff turnovers?
  8. Project Portfolio management: How does the organization ensure that Supply Chain Operations project and program benefits and risks are being managed to optimize the overall value creation from the portfolio?
  9. Quality Metrics: What can manufacturing professionals do to ensure quality is seen as an integral part of the entire product lifecycle?
  10. Procurement Management Plan: Are Vendor invoices audited for accuracy before payment?

 
Step-by-step and complete Supply Chain Operations Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supply Chain Operations project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supply Chain Operations project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations project or Phase Close-Out
  • 5.4 Lessons Learned

 

Results

With this Three Step process you will have all the tools you need for any Supply Chain Operations project with this in-depth Supply Chain Operations Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations 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 Supply Chain Operations investments work better.

This Supply Chain Operations All-Inclusive Toolkit enables You to be that person:

 

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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.