Education & Certification


Winning Collaborations

Winning Collaborations

August 3 - 4, 2023 - Interactive Virtual

Program Overview

Encourage long-term partnerships with your vendors using the knowledge learned from in-depth discussions on building the proper team, relationship management, contract negotiations, vendor scorecard, service level agreements, advisory boards, and much more!

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Learning Objectives

This course will help organizations answer the following questions when implementing new software to automate processes or outsourcing to a third-party:

  • What is the goal of the relationship?
  • What are the benefits?
  • What are the risks?
  • What are the alternatives?
  • What metrics should be developed to determine successful performance?
  • What are best practices for contract management and service level agreements?
Module 1: Communicating Effectively and Confidently
Module 2: The Art of Negotiation
Module 3: Creating a Team
Module 4: Vendor Management
Module 5: Implementation
Module 6: Maintaining the Partnership

Course Outline

Who Should Attend

This course is for the professional who is an executive sponsor, the team lead, or simply a team member who will help choose the right vendor, select the project team, communicate expectations, document performance and service levels, and negotiate contracts during a product/software implementation.

Delivery Options

  • Two-day Interactive virtual

Credit Information

Earn up to 12 Recertification Credit Hours (RCH), 1.2 Continuing Education Credits (CEU), 14 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits. Delivery Method: Group Internet-Based. Program Level: Overview. No prerequisites or advance preparation required. Field of Study: Management Services=14

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