Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Singapore Summer 2013 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:
2013-08-13, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.19
Jaryl Sim
Founder, Tinkerbox Studios Pte Ltd

I'm a founder at Tinkerbox Studios, which I built from the ground up whilst pursuing my degree. Today, we help startups build web applications on Ruby on Rails, utilizing Lean UX and Lean Startup techniques to manage project uncertainty. I got my start in technology wh...

7.80
Ashwin Ramasamy
Founder & CEO, ContractIQ

Ashwin is the founder of ContractIQ - A service that helps enterprises discover mobile app development shops that can integrate custom apps, tools, APIs and frameworks. His professional interest lies in building trust mechanisms for B2B markets using social media, bra...

8.52
Sam Witteveen
Founder, Family Play

Sam is a serial entrepreneur who has started or run companies in the music business, training and consulting industry and his most recent venture Family Play which makes apps to educate children in a fun and informative way. Launched in 2013 it has over 1 million childre...

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