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Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Fall 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:
2012-01-10, 07:00 PM

Mentors


7.77
Steve Iverson
CEO, CloudCanvas

Steve Iverson is the CEO of CloudCanvas, his 5th startup. CloudCanvas enables developers to build web apps that run on any site - including Facebook, Google, Bing, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Using CloudCanvas, developers can add features and functionality to sites without bei...

8.77
Andrew Lee
Entrepreneur-in-Residence / Senior Advisor, U.S. Small Business Administration

Andrew Lee is the Co-Founder and CEO of Esper Technologies, Inc. Esper's scheduling software streamlines communication, automates tasks, and provides context for important meetings. In doing so, executives and their assistants save time and are more effective. Esper is ...

8.23
Cheryl Yeoh
CEO & Cofounder, Reclip.It

Cheryl is the Founder and CEO of Reclip.It, a personalized dashboard for the frugal shopper, recently acquired by Walmart Labs in 2013. At Reclip.It, she drove product and UX. Cheryl has raised almost $1M from 500Startups, Great Oaks Venture Capital and other angels in Si...

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