APICS: Are the best solutions selected?

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

STEP 1: Get your bearings

Start with…

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

Examples; 10 of the standard requirements:

  1. What are your most important goals for the strategic APICS objectives?

  2. What are we challenging, in the sense that Mac challenged the PC or Dove tackled the Beauty Myth?

  3. Who should receive measurement reports ?

  4. Cloud management for APICS do we really need one?

  5. How will we know that a change is improvement?

  6. Are the best solutions selected?

  7. Who have we, as a company, historically been when we’ve been at our best?

  8. Is there a limit on the number of users in APICS ?

  9. Who will be using the results of the measurement activities?

  10. Design Thinking: Integrating Innovation, APICS Experience, and Brand Value

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 APICS book in PDF containing requirements, which criteria correspond to the criteria in…

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

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

Examples; 10 of the check box criteria:

  1. Requirements Management Plan: Which hardware or software, related to, or as outcome of the APICS project is new to the organization?
  2. WBS Dictionary: Does the contractors system include procedures for measuring the performance of critical subcontractors?
  3. Planning Process Group: Are the follow-up indicators relevant and do they meet the quality needed to measure the outputs and outcomes of the APICS project?
  4. Scope Management Plan: Have APICS project management standards and procedures been identified / established and documented?
  5. Risk Register: What are you going to do to limit the APICS projects risk exposure due to the identified risks?
  6. Activity Resource Requirements: Do you use tools like decomposition and rolling-wave planning to produce the activity list and other outputs?
  7. Scope Management Plan: Has a proper APICS project work location been established that will allow the team to work together with user personnel?
  8. Responsibility Assignment Matrix: Is data disseminated to the contractors management timely, accurate, and usable?
  9. Planning Process Group: To what extent has the intervention strategy been adapted to the areas of intervention in which it is being implemented?
  10. Scope Management Plan: What is the organizations history in doing similar activities?

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

1.0 Initiating Process Group:

  • 1.1 APICS project Charter
  • 1.2 Stakeholder Register
  • 1.3 Stakeholder Analysis Matrix

2.0 Planning Process Group:

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

In using the Toolkit you will be better able to:

  • Diagnose APICS 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 APICS 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 APICS investments work better.

This APICS 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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