Strategies and Tools for Managing and Communicating with Your Supply Chain Throughout the RFP Lifespan to Drive Your Contract Process Forward

Mar 17, 2014 5:00pm – 

Bennett Jones LLP

Managing relationships with suppliers and contractors to stay on track and maintain a productive relationship is critical during the RFP process. Advance your communication and supplier management skills with this hands-on workshop, which will provide strategies and tips for ensuring your sourcing relationships are fair, transparent and add value to your organization.

  • Adapting to new and changing situati ons as they arise during the contract lifespan
  • Forging strategic relationships with key vendors and suppliers
  • Enforcing compliance during the RFP lifecycle while allowing needed flexibility
  • Proactively avoiding disputes and disagreements
  • Maintaining transparent communications and striving for process fairness
    • Communicating your expectations with suppliers
    • Monitoring and communicating milestones to ensure bidders remain on track
  • Keeping abreast of changes in law to ensure company compliance
  • Protecting the corporate reputation and respecting confidentiality