This workshop is designed to provide managers with an understanding of new business options and strategies that can build business value and tools and best practices for managing those important relationships.
1)Introduction to the new business models
•Identification of participant goals for the workshop
2)Introduction to Vendor and Alliance Partner Challenges
•Purchaser and vendor motivations
•Identification of challenges
3)Contract Basics and the Development of Frameworks for Relationships
•The elements of contracts
4)The Creation of Partner Relationships and Project Management
•The procurement cycle
•The partnering cycle
•Procurement tools and techniques
•Screening and evaluation criteria
•Analysis of the partner business case
5)Vendor and Partner Negotiations
•Contract type versus contract risk
•Ensuring the contract meets the business need
•Exercise in contract selection
6)Contracting and Partnering Risk Management
•Risk response planning
7)Context versus Content Management for Vendor and Partner Management
•Knowledge domains for project management
•Focus on relationship management
•“How” versus “what” in decision making
•Decision making as a learning exercise
•Tolerance for ambiguity
•Management through accountability for outcomes
8)Ensuring That the Vendor or Partner Meets Performance and Quality Standards
•Exercise in establishing a vendor performance management system
9)Managing Vendor and Partner Conflicts
•The objectives of conflict management
•Successful and unsuccessful conflict management strategies
•Understanding interests and strategies
10)Creating Effective Relationships with Vendors and Partners
•Ethical constraints and concerns
•The role of the contract liaison
•Best practices in creating working relationships
•Program and unit managers
•Contract and Vendor Administrators
•Project Team Members
•Team Leaders/ Supervisors
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