Finding Good Suppliers and Partners
Your suppliers and partners are an extension of your business, and vital to its optimal performance. They should:
- Fit well with your company.
- Share your company’s mission and values.
- Get along well with you.
- Add value to your business.
Suppliers and partners are team members, so choose them carefully!
Topic Objective: Review customers needs and critical business activities. Identify the skills and capabilities potential partners and suppliers require to carry out these actitivies so customer needs are met.
Your Outcome: An overview of required strategic relationships and a plan to seek out and secure any needed assistance.