Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers
Summer 2011 Denver 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?
Develop a process to select key vendors.
2011-08-02, 06:00 PM
Founder, Swiecki Enterprises
Adam Swiecki founded Swiecki Enterprises in 2003 after serving as an Army Officer and financier. Focused on the action sport market, he has built leading ecommerce businesses in skate (SkateboardsEtc.com), surf (SurfboardsEtc.com), and snow (SkiGogglesEtc.com). The quin...
Mike is currently Founder of Bonsai Networks which is solving the problem of making access to the “Internet of Things” simple & ubiquitous. He is responsible for the companies brand, innovation roadmap, and product design (both creative and technological).
Jim is the CEO of SendGrid, the leader in email deliverability. Previously, James Franklin was the VP and General Manager of the Crystal Ball Global Business Unit and the VP for Enterprise Performance Management for Oracle Corporation. Previously Jim was the CEO of Dec...