LessonsMaximize the success of your vendor relationship-and the success of your project.
Your relationship with your vendors can often make or break a project baseline. In this short course, you will learn best practices for managing the vendor relationship from initiation to close, including documenting requirements, negotiating contract terms, and evaluating proposals. You'll learn how and why to establish clearly defined roles and responsibilities between you and your vendors.
This is a virtual short course, specially designed to give you a quick, convenient way to earn PMI PDUs or concentrate on a specialized topic. This course is also part of our PMPÂ® Renewal Program.What You'll Learn
- The importance of the vendor contract
- Vendor communication planning
- Vendor management plan
- Vendor contract closeout
PMP-certified project managers, IT project managers, project coordinators, project analysts, project leaders, senior project managers, team leaders, product managers, program managers, project sponsors, and project team members who want to continue to develop their skills and renew their PMP certification.
1. Establishing the vendor relationship
2. Creating the vendor management plan
3. Documenting the vendor communication plan
4. Managing vendors throughout the project life cycle
5. Dealing with vendor issues
6. Vendor contract closeout
We require 16 calendar days notice to reschedule or cancel any registration. Failure to provide the required notification will result in 100% charge of the course. If a student does not attend a scheduled course without prior notification it will result in full forfeiture of the funds and no reschedule will be allowed. Within the required notification period, only student substitutions will be permitted. Reschedules are permitted at anytime with 16 or more calendar days notice. Enrollments must be rescheduled within six months of the cancel date or funds on account will be forfeited.
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