In today’s fast-paced environments, employee
coaching is often a luxury, and those who can work independently are prized.
For this reason, we offer performance tools that help individuals and teams
to quickly assess their project’s health and make needed adjustments.
The “team tools” in the Designing Projects
for Success™ series are easy-to-use analytical tools that help project
people to reduce risk and influence outcomes.
Available in Microsoft Word, MS Powerpoint, and/or Adobe Acrobat (PDF)
formats, the tools lend themselves to customization, residence on company
servers, and email transmission.
License fees are very affordable and include permission to adapt. If you are interested
in trying out our products/services in a limited engagement,
click here for information about our special
Why are the tools so effective?
The tools create neutral ground for the team, so that
productive planning, problem solving, and/or issue resolution result. Investment
of team time is minimal. For example, the Project View tool can help a team
to determine action targets within 2 hours.
The process of use is shown below. Facilitated initial use of a tool(s) is recommended. After that, most teams would be able to use the tools on their own.
Fully leveraged in an organization, the tools are an excellent mentoring and employee
A brief description of each tool follows. Read
more about each tool.
| Project View |
Used early or at project conclusion,
this short assessment rates the strength of critical project elements.
here for a sneak peak at extracts from this tool.
| Project Sponsor Profile|
This role assessment and its
companion tool of dialogue questions can assist sponsors and their
close advisors to get projects off to a solid start.
| Project Manager Profile
This assessment tool emphasizes
the integration responsibilities of this key role.
| Stakeholder Map |
This tool graphically captures
the project’s stakeholders.
| Stakeholder Alignment Chart |
This tool evaluates the buy-in
level of major stakeholders and can aid in strategies to strengthen
| Project Management Tools & Techniques
A short glossary describes the
value of selected best practice techniques that high performing teams
| Key Relationship Grid |
The grid facilitates examination
and the development of strategies to improve specific relationships.
| Agreement Checklist |
This checklist helps to analyze
communication patterns associated with critical project elements.
Elegance is simplicity.
Contact us to discuss these useful performance tools.
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