8A Template for Managing External Suppliers
|Q:||How can I effectively outsource learning development and delivery?|
|A:||Follow a flexible, repeatable process for managing vendors.|
In this chapter, you will learn how to:
• Identify how to grow trust to build collaborative working relationships with external suppliers.
• Create requests for proposal that encourage open communication and clear goals.
• Mitigate the challenges of existing contractor law.
• Share and enforce communication expectations with all vendors.
• Negotiate a change management process for all vendor work.
• Determine the best process for transitioning project knowledge back to the company when the vendor leaves.
• Consider shared risk components to contracts.
In many training ...