Best practices in vendor management have always been important to IT leaders and will only be more so should outsourcing continue to increase. This class covers key elements of excellence in vendor management including sourcing, using vendors to build a business case, communicating priorities, the competitive vendor landscape, contracts and negotiating, collaboration and partnership with key vendors, vendor risk assessment, vendor performance issues, transparency and other best practices.
There are no prerequisites for this class.
2-4 Hours/Lecture & Lab
This class is designed for IT managers seeking to gain insight into vendor management.
- Providers and Strategic Partners
- Key Vendor Considerations
- Vendor Management Life Cycle
- Vendor Oversight
- Outsourcing and Cloud Considerations