Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Spring 2011 New York 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:
2011-05-23, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.44
Jeff Stewart
Founder & CEO, Lenddo

Jeff Stewart is the Founder of Lenddo, the world’s first online community that empowers the emerging middle class to use their online social connections to build their creditworthiness and access local financial services. Jeff is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor,...

6.78
Patricia Ju
CEO/CTO, Hackerbilt, Inc.

Patricia Ju is CEO/CTO of Hackerbilt , Inc. (creator of the Scrumball project management device), the Associate Director of New Media Technology at Consumer Reports, and Advisor to multiple tech startups in NYC. Formerly, she was CTO of the Belgrave Trust and Founder of M...

8.00
Amol Sarva
CEO, Peek

Amol Sarva is the founder of Peek, the genius cloud that puts smart apps on simple devices around the world. Creator of New York's Founders Roundtable. Previously co-founder of Virgin Mobile USA, consultant for McKinsey, Stanford Ph.D., Columbia BA in Philosophy. See htt...

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