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Governance and Relationship Management/ Gouvernance et gestion des relations

Date:   Sep 20, 2021 - Sep 23, 2021
Time:   2:00 PM (EDT)

Course Description

With challenges in our current business climate, understanding how to navigate and govern a service agreements will help uncover potential avenues of innovation where you are able to deliver new services to your customers and clients, while ensuring you are able to control costs. 

A service agreement may have the best contract and service levels, yet without both an effective governance framework and strong relationship management practices the agreement will fall short and won't deliver.

Research shows that establishing proper governance practices up-front when establishing the buyer and provider relationship, results in rapid resolution of issues, faster achievement of business and financial objectives.

Course Objectives

  • Understand the importance of governance to successfully manage the relationship and key stakeholders, at all levels
  • Be able to articulate the costs and benefits of implementing effective governance and relationship management (G&RM)
  • Understand fundamental G&RM principles, frameworks and models
  • Discuss common G&RM issues that arise, and strategies to resolve them

Topics of Discussion

  • Transaction Lifecycle and Other Keys to Success
  • Governance Fundamentals
  • Implementing Governance: Principles and Frameworks
  • Stakeholder Management: Integrating Across Organizations
  • The Case for Governance and Relationship Management
  • Relationship Management: Critical to Success
  • Performance Management
  • The Next Generation: End-of-Term Considerations

Course Format

This four-day virtual course is facilitated by some of the most experienced outsourcing professionals. The sessions are supplemented with group workshops/exercises which provide participants with opportunities to share experiences and apply their learnings.

Those who complete the course will receive a digital badge from Supply Chain Canada and SCMPs will earn 5 CPD credits per course (we kindly ask members to enter their activity independently following this course).

Course Pricing

Member: CAD $475.00 (+ applicable provincial tax)

Non-member: CAD $700.00 (+ applicable provincial tax)


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