Title Sponsor:

Bryan Cave LLP is a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies.

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Community Partner:

NextSpace is the workplace for the new economy. NextSpace provides innovative physical and virtual infrastructure that freelancers, entrepreneurs, and creative class professionals need to succeed in the 21st century knowledge economy.

Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Los Angeles Spring 2012 Semester

What should you outsource, and what do you need to do in-house? How to segment the vendors that you need? What vendors do you need right when you start, and what vendors will you need as you grow? How do you recruit and select the important vendors? What are tips and tricks to manage vendors in order to ensure a consistent level of quality? How do you fire and replace under-performing vendors? What are common mistakes made when dealing with vendors?

Goal:
Develop a process to select key vendors.

Date:
2012-06-18, 06:00 PM

Mentors


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Walter O'Brien
CEO, Scorpion Computer Services

Walter O’Brien is the CEO of Scorpion Computer Services. Throughout his career, Walter has created over 177 unique technology inventions and is one of the world’s leading experts in the application of computer science and artificial intelligence to solve industry challeng...

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Gregg Spiridellis
CEO, JibJab

JibJab is a digital entertainment studio based in Venice, California. Founded in 1999 by Evan and Gregg Spiridellis, the company achieved international acclaim during the 2004 US presidential election when their video of George W. Bush and John Kerry singing "This Land is...

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