Is apprehension of outsourcing and its complexities holding your organization back from achieving strategic goals? While there are many misperceptions regarding outsourcing, the justifications for it are strong. Outsourcing is a powerful business tool that can result in improved profitability, rapid growth in capacity at reduced expense, and added advantages against your more agile competitors.

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Preparing an outsourcing initiative, however, can be a daunting task and if done improperly can place your organization at serious risk. Improper identification of candidate processes, corporate culture, inaccurate historical data, and lack of a committed executive sponsor can all negatively affect the success of an outsourcing initiative.

But there is good news! You don’t have to blindly navigate the waters of outsourcing. You can learn the best practices that will enable you to achieve large-scale financial and operational performance benefits by mitigating risks, optimizing results, and ensuring the overall success for your company’s outsourcing initiatives.

How can you learn these best practices? By taking the Next Level Purchasing Association’s brand new online Express Course “How To Plan For Outsourcing Success,” just launched yesterday!

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Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3

Charles Dominick, SPSM, SPSM2, SPSM3 is an internationally-recognized business expert, legendary procurement thought leader, award-winning entrepreneur, and provocative blogger. Charles founded the Next Level Purchasing Association in 2000, oversaw its incredible growth, and successfully led the organization to its acquisition by the Certitrek Group in 2016. He continues to blog and provide advisory services for the NLPA on a part-time basis as he incubates his upcoming business innovations. Charles is also the co-author of the wildly popular, groundbreaking book, "The Procurement Game Plan: Winning Strategies & Techniques For Supply Management Professionals."

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