How to Administer Vendor Assessments

Instructor: Kenneth Jones
Product ID: 706315
Training Level: Intermediate
  • Duration: 60 Min
Attend this webinar to learn how to set up a vendor responsibility review program. You will get the tools you need to review vendors on various key risk factors.

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Last Recorded Date: Feb-2020

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Why Should You Attend:

Everyone in procurement or who is engaged with the selection of vendors needs to know how to mitigate risk when dealing with vendors. This program on vendor assessment will guide participants through the process of setting up a vendor responsibility review program. Attendees will be given tools they can use to review vendors on various key risk factors. Besides drafting a vendor questionnaire, they will learn ways to evaluate and confirm the vendor information provided using a vendor assessment verification form. This program will provide guidance in establishing vendors that are responsible and responsive to the needs of the company or organization.

Learning Objectives:

  • Create a Vendor Assessment Program
  • Draft a Vendor Questionnaire
  • Draft a Vendor Review Checklist
  • Learn how to discover vendor issues
  • Learn how to handle issues revealed by the Assessment
  • Getting Management buy in of the Assessment Program

Areas Covered in the Webinar:

  • Administering Vendor Assessments
    1. How to Document an Assessment Review
    2. Customization for vendor Types
    3. Verification Check List
    4. Verification Resources
    5. Determining if a Vendor is Responsible
    6. Negative Findings during the Review
    7. Penalties for Vendors that Fail
    8. Communicating the Process
  • What Vendor Information to Request
  • Establishing Procedures
  • Establishing Forms
  • Where to find useful Assessment tools

Who Will Benefit:

  • Purchasing Agents
  • Buyers
  • Contract Managers
  • Contract Officers
Instructor Profile:
Kenneth Jones

Kenneth Jones
Procurement Specialist, Center for International Development, University of Albany, NY

Kenneth Jones has been working in the public and non-profit procurement field for 30 years. He worked for the New York State Office of Taxation and Finance as a Purchasing Assistant from 1985-87 and left there to work for the University at Albany, SUNY where he served as a Purchasing Agent and in 1999 was the Assistant Director supervising and providing training for the Office of Purchasing and Contracts. This included providing training for both State procurement and The Research Foundation for SUNY procurement rules and regulations. His previous purchasing experience included procuring commodities, services and construction for the departments on campus.

A past Director of the SUNY Purchasing Association, Ken retired from the position of Assistant Director in January of 2014. However he was requested to continue to assist the office through the end of 2014. Currently Ken works part time for the SUNY Center for International Development as a Procurement Specialist assisting primarily with their program in Kenya, Africa.

Ken has trained many University staff on procurement rules and regulations. He established online ordering processes with vendors ranging from office supplies to lab chemicals and continues to provide training in his current position to procurement staff in Nairobi, Kenya. Ken has presented on various procurement topics both in person and on the Web.

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