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Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Fall 2011 Amsterdam 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?

Develop a process to select key vendors.
2011-12-20, 06:30 PM


Lucien Engelen
Founder and Curator, The Future of Health at Radboud University Medical Centre

Lucien Engelen as founding Director of the Radboud REshape & Innovation Centre of the Radboud University Medical Centre (RUNMC) . This center will follow or create trends, translated idea's into practice and vast progress in what he calls Participatory Health. He is the f...

Christiaan Kraaijenhagen
Founder and CEO, Helio Hub

Christiaan is the founder and CEO at Helio Hub. In the last 5+ years of his professional career, he has led, as general manager and director of marketing, two corporate ventures within Philips. Prior to this, he had various senior roles in general management, corporate re...

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