Supplier Strategy: How do we foster the skills, knowledge, talents, attributes, and characteristics we want to have?

Save time, empower your teams and effectively upgrade your processes with access to this practical Supplier Strategy Toolkit and guide. Address common challenges with best-practice templates, step-by-step work plans and maturity diagnostics for any Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy specific requirements:

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

  • The latest quick edition of the Supplier Strategy 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 682 new and updated case-based questions, organized into seven core areas of process design, this Self-Assessment will help you identify areas in which Supplier Strategy improvements can be made.

Examples; 10 of the 682 standard requirements:

  1. Who participated in the data collection for measurements?

  2. What is the mission of the organization?

  3. Is there a completed, verified, and validated high-level ‘as is’ (not ‘should be’ or ‘could be’) stakeholder process map?

  4. Risk factors: what are the characteristics of Supplier Strategy that make it risky?

  5. What are your key Supplier Strategy organizational performance measures, including key short and longer-term financial measures?

  6. What is the purpose of Supplier Strategy in relation to the mission?

  7. How do we foster the skills, knowledge, talents, attributes, and characteristics we want to have?

  8. Has a team charter been developed and communicated?

  9. How do we accomplish our long range Supplier Strategy goals?

  10. If you had to leave your organization for a year and the only communication you could have with employees was a single paragraph, what would you write?

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 Supplier Strategy book in PDF containing 682 requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

  • 62 step-by-step Supplier Strategy Project Management Form Templates covering over 6000 Supplier Strategy project requirements and success criteria:

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Risk Register: People risk -Are people with appropriate skills available to help complete the Supplier Strategy project?
  2. Risk Register: What further options might be available for responding to the risk?
  3. Cost Baseline: Verify business objectives. Are others appropriate, and well-articulated?
  4. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Which conditions out of the control of the management are crucial for the achievement of the immediate objective?
  5. Stakeholder Management Plan: Who is responsible for accepting the reports produced by the process?
  6. Variance Analysis: Does the contractor use objective results, design reviews and tests to trace schedule performance?
  7. Human Resource Management Plan: Is an industry recognized support tool(s) being used for Supplier Strategy project scheduling & tracking?
  8. Requirements Management Plan: Who is responsible for quantifying the Supplier Strategy project requirements?
  9. Stakeholder Analysis Matrix: Are there different rules or organizational models for men and women?
  10. Scope Management Plan: Were Supplier Strategy project team members involved in detailed estimating and scheduling?

 
Step-by-step and complete Supplier Strategy Project Management Forms and Templates including check box criteria and templates.

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 Supplier Strategy project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

  • 2.1 Supplier Strategy project Management Plan
  • 2.2 Scope Management Plan
  • 2.3 Requirements Management Plan
  • 2.4 Requirements Documentation
  • 2.5 Requirements Traceability Matrix
  • 2.6 Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy project with this in-depth Supplier Strategy Toolkit.

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy 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 Supplier Strategy investments work better.

This Supplier Strategy 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.

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