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IT Outsourcing - Dealing with Outsourcing Risks

by Tommy van Schaik

In this course, you will learn to identify and mitigate staff, vendor, contract, and communication-related risks to your outsourcing projects.

What you'll learn

Running an outsourcing project presents the project manager with some unique risks throughout the entire process of preparing, starting, running, and closing the project. In this course, IT Outsourcing – Dealing with Outsourcing Risks, you will learn the risks associated with running an outsourcing project, how to identify these risks and how to mitigate them. First, you will discover how to identify and mitigate risks associated with the staff of an outsourcing project. Next, you will explore how to manage vendor and contract-related risks of an outsourcing project. Finally, you will learn how to deal with communication-related risks in an outsourcing project. After this course, you will be able to identify and deal with risks that are specific to an IT outsourcing project, greatly increasing the success rates of managing outsourced initiatives.

About the author

Born and raised in the Netherlands, Tommy van Schaik found out early that his natural habitat was between business and IT. After getting his bachelor's and master's in Business & IT, he decided to join the Dutch Air Force as a Communications Systems Officer. During his last tour in the United States, he found his love for agile transitions and dealing with development teams. He quickly transitioned to the Civilian world to do what he loves best: helping organizations transition to future-proof s... more

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