Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Bogotá 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:
2012-07-31, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.14
Dave Parker
Serial Entrepreneur, VP, UP Global

Dave is serial entrepreneur and Director of the Founder Institute Seattle. He's on the Board of Directors for five mid-market companies including OneAccord Partners, a consulting firm he co-founded in 2005. He's on the advisory board of more then a dozen company and he's ...

9.17
Ziv Gillat
Co-Founder & VP of Business Development, Eye-Fi

Ziv Gillat is Cofounder of Eye-Fi. Previously, Ziv worked at Silverback Systems, iReady, Zaffire, Photo Access, and Apple. Ziv is a professional photographer with a passion for helping consumers backup and share their photos and videos. He received his B.S. in computer sc...

9.14
Leonardo Suárez Ruíz
Partner, Torrenegra Labs

Leonardo Suárez-Ruíz is partner at TorrenegraLabs. Industrial Designer started his career in 1997 in the plastics and editorial industry; In 2000 he started to build his own portfolio. In 2006 joined Voice123 as Operations Manage and in 2010 became CEO, he co-founded Bog...

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