Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Spring 2011 Singapore 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:
2011-06-08, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.13
John Young
principal, Alkimie Pte. Ltd.

John Young is a USPTO-registered patent attorney and businessman, originally from California, where he attended Harvey Mudd College receiving undergraduate and graduate engineering degrees with a focus on systems and communications. Along the way John has worked in the p...

8.50
Alvin Yap
CEO, TheMobileGamer Pte Ltd

Alvin is the CEO of TheMobileGamer, an award-winning and venture funded startup based in Singapore. TMG develops mobile social games played by over 2.5 million users across SEA and thousands more are joining each day.

7.21
Scott Rafer
CEO, Lumatic

Scott Rafer is the CEO of Lumatic, as well as the Co-founder and director at Mashery and Delivr. Lumatic was preceded by Lookery, one of the first ad networks on Facebook, portions of which were sold to Adknowledge in 2008; and MyBlogLog, a social network of bloggers, wh...

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