Vested: Five Rules that Transform Strategic Supplier Relationships

11/12/22 - 12/03/22

Online - National Association

09:00 AM EDT
10 Credits (CE-1)

Saturday from November 12 to December 3, 2022, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm ET.

Limited to 40 registrations; first-come, first served.

Participants not only earn a Supply Chain Canada “badge” – but they also earn a Vested Foundation Certificate from the University of Tennessee.

Looking to learn more about the award-winning Vested model for highly collaborative win-win strategic business relationships?  Supply Chain Canada is teaming with Kate Vitasek to deliver a highly interactive live-virtual course on Vested.  Vitasek – author of seven books on Vested spanning the why, what, how and even the contracting aspects of Vested – will lead you through a series of four half-day course sessions where you will learn the foundational aspects of Vested and how to apply them in one of your supplier relationships.  As part of the course, you will not only learn some of the foundational Vested resources and tools – but you will apply these tools to a supplier relationship of your choice.

  • 16 hours of interactive live-virtual RealPlay® format where you will not only learn, but you will apply key concepts to a real supplier relationship

  • 9 hours of pre-work (includes watching online course topics/completing self-assessments)

*Please note that registration includes a copy of the textbook entitled “Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships”

*Organizations sending a group of three or more have the option to be placed in a private breakout group where they can apply their learnings to a supplier relationship of their choice.

*Please note this course is offered in English.

Event contact: National Education Team 

Kate Vitasek
Faculty Graduate and Executive Education, University of Tennessee

Kate Vitasek is an international authority for her award-winning research and Vested® business model for highly collaborative relationships. Vitasek, a faculty member at the University of Tennessee, has been lauded by World Trade Magazine as one of the “Fabulous 50+1” most influential people impacting global commerce. Her work has led to 7 books, including: Vested: How P&G, McDonald’s and Microsoft Are Redefining Winning in Business Relationships, Getting to We: Negotiating Agreements for Highly Collaborative Relationships, and Contracting in the New Economy. Kate is known for her practical and research-based advice for driving transformation and innovation through highly collaborative and strategic partnerships.



Thank you for interest!