Webinar Replay - The Perfect Match: Six Steps to Better Vendor Selection
Good builders have reliable partners. The same goes for vendors: Good ones help build profits, grow your business and work with you in a professional manner. But the process of choosing a new vendor can be a very lengthy, complicated, and nerve-wracking task when you don't have the knowledge or experience to undergo a successful vendor/strategic partner search and selection process. And in a world where technology makes vendor partnership with firms anywhere in the world possible, how do you make the difficult decision about who should help you build your business. Reduce the stress in this webinar, “The Perfect Match: Six Steps to Better Vendor Selection.” Mitch Levinson, managing partner of mRELEVANCE, LLC, will discuss the six steps that help you arrive at the right vendors for your business. This webinar will help you examine your business requirements, create and use a scorecard, search for prospective vendors and select the winners. Levinson will also discuss the differences between a vendor and a strategic partner and help you avoid costly, common vendor selection mistakes. Learn what you need to know to create more effective, long-term, thriving collaborative business relationships.
Participants in this webinar will able to:
- Recognize how to create a search evaluation criterion, based on an internal examination of your company’s needs and requirements, to develop a “short list” of prospective vendors.
- Define the requirements in a prospective vendor and develop a formal Request for Proposal.
- Review how to build a scorecard/worksheet for evaluating and scoring vendor responses.
- Examine how to confidently rank, interview, evaluate and select a vendor.
Speaker: Mitch Levinson, Managing Partner, mRELEVANCE, LLC.
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