Course Details

Procurement Training: Buyers Beware - January 15th
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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 website can help you - Purchasing Wizard, centralised contracts, supplier web portals, legislation, document 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 happens next: check delivery, goods received note, etc and the function of Accounts Payable.
Start date (yyyy-mm-dd):
Jan 15, 2013
0 days
9.15am - 1.00pm
Organisation and Staff Development, Human Resources
Ms. Ann Melia
Procurement Office
NUI Galway.
Training Room, Human Resources
The registration period has expired.