Project Management: Simple Vendor Selection

Learn how to select quality vendors for your organization in 8 easy steps!
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  • Lectures 14
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Vendor selection for a project can be a very daunting journey. This is especially true when coordinating this process for key stakeholders that have a full understanding of what they want, but are limited with understanding the capabilities of the massive pool of vendors.

Outside of that struggle, there are other negative impacts that can occur when the wrong vendor is identified. Things like poor quality, horrible interactions and lack of follow-through are just a few things that can occur with the wrong vendor.

This course, Vendor Selection in 8 Steps, was developed to help those tasked with selecting a vendor for a project some type of structure and process to be successful in identifying a vendor.

This 30-minute course has 10 short but thorough lessons and comes packaged with all the templates and tools you need to get started.

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What are the requirements?

  • Project management basics

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Create and implement a simple vendor selection process
  • Apply successful vendor interviewing techniques
  • Collect and document project requirements

Who is the target audience?

  • Business system analysts, project managers, project administrators or coordinators

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Section 1: Introduction
Course Introduction
Section 2: An Overview of the Vendor Selection Process
The Process
Section 3: The Steps
Step 1: Identify the Project Framework
Step 2: Research and compile a list of possible vendors
Step 3: Conduct a Hybrid RFP Process
Step 4: Identify Top Contenders
Step 5: 1-on-1 Meetings
Step 6: Final Presentation
Step 7: Check References
Step 8: Final Vendor Selection
Section 4: Templates
RFI Layout
2 pages
RFP Sample
12 pages
Vendor Profile
6 pages
RFP Response Template (with scoring option)
9 pages

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Instructor Biography

Theresa Clemons, Business Systems Analyst

My name is Theresa Clemons, and my goal is always to share my knowledge when possible. I hold a Masters of Administration degree from Northern Arizona University (NAU), where my emphasis areas were leadership and public management.

My key focus areas are in project management, business analysis, process improvement, and leadership studies. With that, I am always looking for opportunities to build others up and educate when possible.

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