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Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Spring 2011 Seattle 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:
2011-06-27, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.50
Joel Espelien
Chief Business Officer and EVP of Strategy

Joel Espelien is a Seattle angel and entrepreneur. He is currently the CEO of Cart Blanche, a mobile shopping app. He has served as angel, mentor and advisor to multiple startups including IQ Engines, Balance Financial, Savelli Ltd., and 640 labs. Joel is the former Ch...

8.00
David Aronchick
Founder

In addition to being the CEO of Hark, David has founded three companies. He most recently worked at Microsoft on a variety of teams including Windows Client, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Exchange and IP Ventures. His passions are new markets and digital media, and Heaven ...

7.75
Joseph Sedmak
Founder & CEO , JHype Marketing

An Australia native, I moved to the US 10+ year ago & founded in 2002 Revel Consulting, a boutique management consulting firm with recent accolades(2009) in INC.com magazine as the fastest growing business in Seattle & the 34th fastest growing business in the US. The ...

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