Course Details

Procurement Training: Buyers Beware - January 29th
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Policies and Procedures
Course rationale:
All staff with a responsibility for purchasing - Department Heads, budget holders and all staff who place orders for supplies/services on behalf of their office/department, must attend this course.
This course outlines how to get the best value for money, when to issue a purchase order, when to get quotations, how to decide what suppliers to use, when further authorisation is required, who can assist with queries, and what template documents are available to make it easier. This is the foundation course for anyone who make purchases on behalf of the University - staff must complete this course before attending any other workshop in this series.
Target group:
All NUI Galway staff involved in buying regardless of value.
The importance of the spend value, Centralised Contracts - what are they, The purchasing cycle, The function of the Procurement and Contracts office, How the Procurement and Contracts office whebsite can help you - Purchasing Wizard, centralised contracts, supplier web portals, legislation, doucment templates, Purchase Orders - When they are needed, what information is required, Product Codes, when further approval sign off is required, manual vs electronic, Accepting delivery - what ahppens next: check delivery, goods received note, etc and the function of Accounts Payable.
Start date (yyyy-mm-dd):
Jan 29, 2013
0 days
9.15am - 1.00pm
Organisation & Staff Development
Training Room, Human Resources
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