Project Scope (aka Scope)

Project Scope (aka Scope)

What is a Project Scope? The Project Scope has two basic components. The most important is the beginning and end of the process being addressed - the "Start" and "Stop" points - which is most often outlined in the SIPOC. The second part of the project scope addresses what's "In"…

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5 Whys

5 Whys

What are the 5 Whys? 5 Whys is a simple but effective method of analyzing and solving problems by asking “why” five times, or as many times as needed, in order to move past symptoms and determine root cause. This approach is used in tandem with Cause-and-Effect or Fishbone diagrams.…

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Rapid Improvement Event – Parking Lot Items

Rapid Improvement Event – Parking Lot Items

A template used during Rapid Improvement Events to record items that come up during the event that need to be addressed, but are either:  Items that are not on the agenda and can or need to be postponed and/or,  Are beyond the scope of the Rapid Improvement Event Rapid Improvement…

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Rapid Improvement Event – Results Report

Rapid Improvement Event – Results Report

A template used document results of a Rapid Improvement Event. The template includes Key Improvements, Measurable Benefits, and places for graphs and photos.  Rapid Improvement Event – Results Report Template Download Rapid Improvement Event – Results Report Template Download Rapid Improvement Event – Results Report Template To learn how to use the…

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Rapid Improvement Event – Team Presentation

Rapid Improvement Event – Team Presentation

A template to help organize a presentation at the conclusion of a Rapid Improvement Event. The template provides a standard agenda and helps teams organize who will present, what will be presented and when.  Rapid Improvement Event – Team Presentation Template Download Rapid Improvement Event – Team Presentation Template Download Rapid…

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Rapid Improvement Event – Follow-up Plan

Rapid Improvement Event – Follow-up Plan

A template that lists typical follow-up items after a Rapid Improvement Event. Some of these items require immediate action. This plan should be reviewed and items assigned before a Rapid Improvement Event concludes.  Rapid Improvement Event – Follow-up Plan Template Download Rapid Improvement Event – Follow-up Plan Template Download Rapid Improvement…

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Rapid Improvement Event – 30-day Follow Up List

Rapid Improvement Event – 30-day Follow Up List

A template that lists action items that require follow up after a Rapid Improvement Event.  These items have a target completion of 30 days after event. This document helps the team stay organized around who is doing what and when the follow-up action items that will be completed.  Rapid Improvement…

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Visual Management Checklist

Visual Management Checklist

The Visual Management Checklist is a guide to your visual management efforts. The Checklist helps you determine if you’ve paid attention to the Four Basic Principles; Make it Simple, Big, Visible and Changeable. And it ensures you’ve applied all the standard tips and tricks to create a truly visual process.…

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8 Wastes Check Sheet

8 Wastes Check Sheet

What are the 8 Wastes? Waste is any step or action in a process that is not required to complete a process (called “Non Value-Adding”) successfully. When Waste is removed, only the steps that are required (called “Value-Adding”) to deliver a satisfactory product or service to the customer remain in the…

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Project Participation Certificate

Project Participation Certificate

A certificate that can be provided as a recognition to an individual for participating in a project. Typically this certificate is given in an awards environment after successful completion of a project.   Project Participation Certificate Download Project Participation Certificate Download Project Participation Certificate To use the Project Participation Certificate…

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