Outsourcing can mean many things but the simplest explanation is that outsourcing is asking another company to do a job or perform a service that your company could do, but for some reason, chooses not to do. The main driver for outsourcing is normally cost; to decrease the cost of production of goods or decrease the cost of providing a service.

This course takes a detailed look at outsourcing. You'll discover the real benefits and problems of outsourcing, and whether it will work for your organisation. You'll gain an understanding of what should be included in an effective outsourcing contract and what it takes to develop and sustain good outsourcing relationships.

This course will enable you to:

  • consider the true benefits and problems associated with outsourcing and whether outsourcing is right for you
  • clarify the role that outsourcing could play in your organisation
  • prepare an effective outsourcing contract
  • be aware of the ways in which you can monitor your outsourcing
  • understand the practicalities involved in developing and maintaining an outsourcing relationship.

Key information

  • learn at your own pace
  • help meet your annual CPD requirements
  • develop your own learning needs
  • iPad/Android compatible
  • exclusive member benefit – 10% discount.
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Disclaimer: This course is available for ACCA members, you may need your ACCA membership number to complete your booking. This course and outline is provided by a third-party course provider. All course bookings are subject to the terms and conditions set by the course provider. Please see individual supplier pages for full terms and conditions. ACCA takes no liability for bookings made with third-party suppliers.