Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Spring 2011 Los Angeles 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:
2011-05-09, 06:30 PM

Mentors


9.00
Oded Noy
Founder & CEO, Social Approach

Oded Noy is a serial technology entrepreneur and founder of technology companies with over twenty years of expert managerial and leadership skills. He served as an advisor for various businesses and Advisory boards for Internet and pioneering technological startups. Noy...

9.60
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...

7.47
Richard Gibbs
CEO, Invisible Arts

What do the Simpsons, Battlestar Galactica, The Muppets, Korn, Robert Palmer and Dr. Dolittle have in common? Richard Gibbs, composer, producer and musical innovator. The 60+ feature films he has scored have cumulatively grossed well over 1 billion dollars in global b...

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