Seven Management and Planning Tools

This solution extends ConceptDraw PRO v9.5 or later software with a powerful set of business-oriented diagrams that help you to solve complex management problems.

They comprise of an Affinity Diagram, Relations Diagram, Prioritization Matrix, Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram, Involvement Matrix, PERT Chart, Risk Diagram (PDPC).


There are 5 libraries containing 45 vector objects in the Seven Management and Planning Tools solution.

Design Elements — Involvement Matrix

One stencils library, 20 vector shapes.

Design Elements — Prioritization Matrix

One stencils library, 10 vector shapes.

Examples

The samples you see on this page were created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Seven Management and Planning Tools solution, and demonstrate the solution's capabilities and the results you can achieve using this solution.

All source documents are vector graphic documents. They are available for reviewing, modifying or converting to a variety of formats (PDF file, MS PowerPoint, MS Visio, and many other graphic formats) from the Solution Park, for all users who have installed Seven Management and Planning Tools solution.

Example1: Affinity Diagram — Implementing Continuous Process Improvement

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Affinity Diagrams Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

This sample shows the affinity diagram that represents a brief overview of some potential sales problems. The seven tools of the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution are closely linked and assist the user in problem solving and analysis.

Affinity Diagram — Implementing Continuous Process Improvement

Example 2: Relations Diagram — Health Care

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Relations Diagrams Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

This sample visualizes a relations diagram. This diagram looks a little deeper, and shows an example of how the problems outlined relate to each other.

Relations Diagram — Health Care

Example 3: Prioritization Matrix — Health Care Problems

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Prioritization Matrix Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

Once you’ve identified the problems, it’s a good idea to order them with respect to importance and frequency. This prioritization matrix allows you to turn theory into quantifiable data.

Prioritization Matrix — Health Care Problems

Example 4: Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram — Personal Problem Solution

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 10 minutes creating this sample.

This sample demonstrates a root cause analysis tree diagram. With a root cause identified, you can try to identify any possible causation and solutions that will address this problem. Problems and solutions are displayed side by side to help with analysis.

Root Cause Analysis Tree Diagram — Personal Problem Solution

Example 5: Involvement Matrix — Sales

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the Involvement Matrix Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 20 minutes creating this sample.

Now that you have a full list of solution processes, you need to assign resources so actions are carried out correctly and efficiently. The involvement matrix turns a potentially complicated process into an easy to digest chart.

Involvement Matrix — Sales

Example 6: PERT Chart — Sales

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the PERT Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 15 minutes creating this sample.

This sample diagram shows a project management plan in a PERT chart view. A PERT Chart gives you a timeline for an entire process. The critical path is highlighted in red, so anyone can easily see it.

PERT Chart — Sales

Example 7: Risk Diagram — Health Care

This diagram was created in ConceptDraw PRO using the PDPC Objects Library from the Seven Management and Planning Tools Solution. An experienced user spent 20 minutes creating this sample.

This sample demonstrates the overall risk diagram that was created using all the information gathered from previous diagrams and tools. Together, these solutions will help you identify and act on any issues that might arise in your business!

Risk Diagram — Health Care