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2019 Training Opportunities

Instructor-led Training Sessions

Concur Travel and Expense: System Overview and Introduction

This course provides an introduction to the Concur System including the Request, Travel, Expense, and Invoice modules of Concur as well as the user profile, setting up delegates, and booking travel. This instructor-led course fulfills the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access.

  • Tuesday, March 5, from 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 21, from 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 27, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

P-Card

  • Tuesday, March 5, from 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Wednesday, March 20, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Procure to Pay

  • Wednesday, May 1, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

These courses will be delivered in the Procurement Services Building. Please register for the Concur Instructor Led course via Qualtrics.

Concur Training and Support

Did you know that we offer individual Help Session via Bomgar screensharing? Email Concur@fa.ua.edu to schedule a screensharing session and include a brief description of what you need help with.

Upcoming Concur Help Sessions

  • Monday, March 19, from 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Training Videos

We encourage you to make use of our library of training videos at any time.

Impact of HR Learning Management System on eLearnings

As stated in the announcement email from HR on December 18th, employee access to Skillport ended on January 1, 2019. A new learning management system is anticipated to be available for use by late spring 2019. During this time, the Procurement eLearning courses  will not be available to complete.  In lieu of the eLearning course, we will be offering instructor-led courses.

Register for the Concur Instructor-led course via Qualtrics or contact concur@fa.ua.edu if you would like to set up an on-campus Concur Instructor Led course for your department.

Register for the P-Card Policies and Procedures Instructor-led course via Qualtrics.

Contact Heather Hubbard for information on other instructor-led course offerings.

 

2018 Training Opportunities

Instructor-led Training Sessions

Concur Travel and Expense: System Overview and Introduction

This course provides an introduction to the Concur System including the Request, Travel, Expense, and Invoice modules of Concur as well as the user profile, setting up delegates, and booking travel. This instructor-led course fulfills the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access.

  • September 18, from 1-2:30pm
  • October 24, from 10-11:30am

Procure to Pay

  • November 7, from 3-4:30pm

All training sessions will be held in the Procurement Services Building Training Room unless otherwise stated. Register through Skillport.

Concur Training and Support

Did you know that we offer individual Help Session via Bomgar screensharing? Email Concur@fa.ua.edu to schedule a screensharing session and include a brief description of what you need help with.

Upcoming Concur Help Sessions

  • September 6, from 10-11:30am
  • September 19, from 3-4:30pm
  • October 9, from 3-4:30pm
  • October 26, from 10-11:30am
  • November 8, from 10-11:30am

Online Courses and Training Videos

We encourage you to make use of our library of online courses and training videos at any time.

Manuals and Guides

  • buyBAMA User Guide  This instruction manual gives comprehensive step-by-step instructions on each of the primary functions completed through buyBAMA.  Developed to be the primary reference guide for new users, it also functions as a reference for more experienced users as needed.  Click the headings on the Contents page to quickly navigate to the section that you need.
  • buyBAMA Quick Reference Guide  This concise guide is a great reference for placing your first orders.  It also includes reminders for less common order types and the steps to complete receiving.
  • Expenditure Matrix  Use this document to quickly determine the appropriate method of payment for commonly purchased goods and services.  It also provides information about specific policy provisions which might apply.
  • Licensing Approval Form User Guide  Consult this guide for the steps necessary to submit artwork for licensing approval through the online form.
  • Professional Services Matrix  Need help determining which pieces of documentation are required for a specific type of professional service?  This guide shows the requirements for the most common situations.
  • Procurement Contract Portal User Guide  This manual provides instruction on how to submit contracts for review through the Procurement Contract Portal.

 

2018 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for completing the requirements for the Procurement Training Certificate.

Tara Ballard

Kristen DuBose

Kirsten Hargrover

Zack Knight

Anna Locklier

Julie Williams

To earn the Procurement Training Certificate, participants must complete all three of the following courses: P-Card Policies and Procedures, Procure to Pay, and UA Travel Policy. Classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.

2nd and 3rd Quarter 2017 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for completing the requirements for the Procurement Training Certificate during the Second and Third Quarter of 2017.

Marty Aultman

Vicki Baggett

Tara Campbell

Macey Chandler

Jennifer Cooper

Sara Davis

Elizabeth Dixon

Daniel Genest

Suzanne Gibson

Melisa Hicks

Nancy Holleman

Karen Kimbrell

Eva Lynch

Brenda Montgomery

Wendi Moore

Carol Phillips

Rebecca Thurman

Melissa Vaughan

Michele White

Tiffany Yeager


To earn the Procurement Training Certificate, participants must complete all three of the following courses: P-Card Policies and Procedures, Procure to Pay, and UA Travel Policy. Classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.

1st Quarter 2017 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for completing the requirements for the Procurement Training Certificate during the First Quarter of 2017.

Christy Barnes

Mary Durrett

Sabrina Carpenter

Catherine Doughty

Nancy Pekera

Savanna Collier

Jennifer Robertson

To earn the Procurement Training Certificate, participants must complete all three of the following courses: P-Card Policies and Procedures, Procure to Pay, and UA Travel Policy. Classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.

4th Quarter 2016 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

Please join us in congratulating the following individuals for completing the requirements for the Procurement Training Certificate during the Fourth Quarter of 2016.

Rachael Morrison

Stephanie Beers

Cynthia Kirkley

Dennice Hillard

Tracy Acton

Allison Vandiver

Rachel Creel

Traci Mitchell

Kathryn Tibbetts

To earn the Procurement Training Certificate, participants must attend all three of the following training sessions: P-Card Policies and Procedures, Procure to Pay, and Travel 101. Classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.