What to check with your project supplier (before you start working together) [Video]
Categories: consultancy, contracts, outsourcing, procurement, supplier management, vendors
How much do you really know about that supplier you are thinking of using on your project? They’ve sent you a quote, and you’ve got a nice glossy presentation with photos of their account managers, but what’s it really going to be like?
In this video I share some of the things I’ve found important when starting a relationship with a new third party – in fact, before the relationship even gets going it’s important to ask these questions.
If you prefer to read, there’s an article here on what to check before you sign on the dotted line: What you need to know about your supplier.
If you’re a video kind of person, and you want to hear my personal experience, then click Play on the video below! Let me know in the comments under the video what else you consider when you are assessing what organisations to partner with for project delivery. I’m sure you’ve got some great stories too!
Vendor Selection [Video]
In this video I talk about the second part of the procurement lifecycle, which is finding a vendor.
Watch the overview of the procurement lifecycle and a focus on the first step (requirements) in this video.
There’s more information about the overall procurement lifecycle in this article.
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