Presentation on theme: "1 WHAT HELPS IN GETTING BEST OUT OF CONSULTANT Be truthful, approachable and supportive to the consultant Do not be defensive, secretive and protect information."— Presentation transcript:
1 WHAT HELPS IN GETTING BEST OUT OF CONSULTANT Be truthful, approachable and supportive to the consultant Do not be defensive, secretive and protect information from consultant. Do not be afraid of providing too much information to consultant Select consultant for his competence to deliver as per project objectives Designate a contact person as nodal officer to interface with consultant. Trust your consultant and have faith in him. Provide written information and communicate in writing.
2 WHAT HELPS IN GETTING BEST OUT OF CONSULTANT Clarify your expectations, deliverables and outcome right in the beginning. Honestly communicate to the consultant if you have difficulty in meeting his expectations Involve all stakeholders in defining the scope of work and deliverables. Draft an agreement that is fair and just to both parties. Do not harass the consultant in release of payments Respect the consultant as an expert. Do not treat consultant as a contractor Be a good listener. Respect the opinion of the consultant.
3 WHAT HELPS IN GETTING BEST OUT OF CONSULTANT Clarity on IPR ownership in the contract. Avoid litigation and use alternative dispute resolution mechanism e.g. Conciliation and Arbitration. Have unambiguous payment terms to avoid conflict later Indemnify the project Let everyone in the organization know about the objectives of the project and the consultant.