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IBM PartnerWorld Profiling System User Guide

Applying for a Business Partner Relationship agreement

How to apply

Abstract: This page shows you how to apply for a Business Partner Relationship agreement.

Keywords: Business Partner Relationship agreement, PPS, PartnerWorld Profiling System

Business Partners in Blue Harmony deployed countries apply for hardware and services and some Distributed Software (DSW) relationship agreements in PPS.

  1. Log into PartnerWorld: www.ibm.com/partnerworld.
  2. Select Join PartnerWorld.
  3. To begin the Relationship Agreement process, click Apply to sell IBM products and services (optional).
  4. On the Apply to sell IBM products and services page, step through each tab and make the appropriate selections: Overview tab, Relationship types tab, By product family tab, Criteria tab.
  5. On the Relationship types tab, select the desired relationship type.
  6. Click the Apply and select... link for your relationship type.
  7. On the main PPS page, in the left navigator, select Relationship management.
  8. Select Relationship agreements.
  9. Review your Locations, Employees and Certifications.
  10. Add any missing locations, employees or candidate ids before beginning the Relationship Agreement Application.
  11. Complete the Company Details section of the application.
  12. Select Apply for a Relationship.
  13. Select the Signing Location and Shipping Location, if required.
  14. Assign the Key Contacts to Agreement Roles.
  15. Select the Products and Sub-Products.
  16. Complete the Additional Documentation for the application.
  17. When your application is complete, select Save to submit it.

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