As CFOs look for alternatives to optimize costs and increase operational flexibility while ensuring business continuity, there is an increasing number of North American organizations re-evaluating their back office strategy and considering nearshore locations to move multiple functions including Finance & Accounting, Customer Service and IT.
Join our experts in this interactive panel discussion to find out why nearshore outsourcing is the next big thing and why a lot of companies are looking to Costa Rica in particular.
-Rise of outsourcing as a tool to drive flexibility, cost optimization & innovation
-How nearshoring enables higher collaboration, innovation & performance
-What Costa Rica has to offer & why it’s considered the premier nearshore alternative for the US
-Expected labor savings from nearshoring vs US
-Pros/cons of setting up captive shared services model vs using a BPO or ITO provider
-Lessons learned for a successful outsourcing implementation
Jon Butler, Founder, StrategyShore, LLC
Jon brings an array of experiences accumulated over 30+ years in the global shared services, outsourcing & sourcing industries. Having led the set-up of both offshore (e.g., Thailand & India) and nearshore delivery centers (e.g., Mexico & Peru) as an outsourcer and as a consultant, he brings a comprehensive, real-world perspective while advising organizations around the world on their back office model strategies.
Eric Liebross, Senior Managing Director of Business Transformation, Auxis
Eric brings more than 30 years’ experience in the Shared Services Strategy, Back Office Optimization & Business Process Outsourcing areas. He joined Auxis in 2002, and since led the establishment of their nearshore shared services center in Costa Rica in 2010, and launched their Intelligent Automation practice in 2016. His perspective as both long-time business advisor and operator provides a unique, real-world perspective to his clients.
A special thank you to Auxis, our session sponsor.
Instructional method: Group-Internet-Based
Recommended CPE Credits: 1 Credit in Management Services
Experience Level: Basic
Prerequisites/advance preparation: None
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