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Global Sourcing Standard

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Members can access the Global Sourcing Standard by clicking on the related download below. Develop your outsourcing knowledge and skills while validating your professional competence by achieving an accredited professional qualification Are you an experienced outsourcing professional? Obtain a post-graduate level outsourcing qualification! Discounts on all GSA professional development courses are a benefit of GSA membership. Learn more about other benefits of membership!


The Model of Successful Outsourcing

A contract isn’t just for the inking; it’s for the lifecycle.

 Up to 70% of outsourcing deals could deliver much greater results with just a few simple tweaks to the way the deal is conceived, contracted, managed and governed. Value leakage is one of the most serious issues in outsourcing today. Often this is due to poor handling of change. Yet change is inevitable – contracts are played out over years – change is the one thing that’s guaranteed.

The Global Sourcing Standard is a non-prescriptive model designed for sourcing practitioners to validate or to develop their own approaches to sourcing strategy. The Standard also provides those who are impacted by sourcing with an appreciation of what it is and how it works.


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