Working with E-Learning Vendors: The RFP

E-learning Uncovered

This week let’s look at the Request for Proposal (RFP). The RFI and RFP are the two primary tools you can use to select which vendor from a group is the best one to meet your needs. Since an RFP asks for a specific, binding proposal you will want to give enough detail so the vendor can respond accurately. I did a search for Sample RFP and came up with several samples for different types of projects.)

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Hiring a Technology Consultant

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Is confidentiality an issue with your project? Yep, you will make them sign a confidentiality agreement; you can’t be too safe. What’s in an effective request for proposals (RFP) for a consulting project? In a good response to your RFP you should expect to see the following things: A clear understanding of your situation. Finding the Right Hired Gun: A Conversation with Elaine Biech.

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Checkpoints That’ll Keep Your Outsourcing Fears at Bay

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You can assess the respect for timelines by seeing how quickly the vendor responds to your queries or replies to your RFP. Confidentiality issues. Outsourcing e-learning may require you to share some confidential information with your vendor which will naturally raise concerns about their safety and potential misuse. This legally binds the vendor to ensure confidentiality is maintained.

Learning System Vendors Support Ratings

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While I have conducted random sampling (as you would have with any polls out there), and data collection as part of my LMS RFP Template (New version now out), I believe it needs to be expanded. Lastly, there are two questions – one of which asks who is running support (shall remain confidential) and how long have they been in their current role (i.e. at your company – also will remain confidential).