Excellence in... Partner and Supplier Focus

Dates and Locations

  • Date
  • Location
  • Register

Nov 9, 2018
Excellence Canada, 154 University Avenue, Suite 402, Toronto, ON
Price $395.00
Or enrollment in the Certified Excellence Professional® Program
(8 modules) for $2,500
To register, please email
or call 1-800-263-9648 ext 236

Working Together on Excellence

“Stakeholder” refers to a person, group or organization that has direct or indirect stake in an organization because it can affect or be affected by the organization’s actions, objectives and policies. 

Partners and suppliers are the organizations external relationships with other organizations, institutions and/or alliances that are critical to meeting the strategic objectives. 

Such working relationships can include:

  • Suppliers
  • Partnerships (both financial and non-financial)
  • Joint ventures/projects.

Course Content

  • Explores how to identify key partners and suppliers
  • Outlines methods to help with strategic selection of partners and suppliers
  • Provides examples of partnership plans and strategies to improve:
    • Involvement of Partners and Suppliers in improvement
    • Involvement of Partners and suppliers in planning
  • Introduces methods to monitor and measure effectiveness of supplier/partner relationships
  • Links partner and supplier approaches with an overall excellence standard strategy

Who Should Attend

  • All employees, managers and quality professionals responsible for increasing the effectiveness of their workgroup or organization
  • Suitable for both the public and private sectors

After Ability

  • Improved understanding of Supplier Partner Focus Driver of the Excellence Canada Standard
  • Clarity around supplier and partner Identification
  • Ideas on how to better implement feedback from stakeholders into processes improvements. 

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Instructor Information

Adam  Stoehr, PhD

Adam Stoehr, PhD