Registration for all Procurement Training sessions is available through SkillPort.  See the Training Calendar for dates.  Click the course titles for more information.

CourseDescriptionRecommended Participants
buyBAMA Requester TrainingThis software simulation course lets new users get hands on experience with buyBAMA.

  • Placing credit card orders with catalog vendors

  • Entering non-catalog orders (requisitions)

  • Completing receiving

This class is intended for individuals who will be granted the requester or approval roles in buyBAMA.

This class is available online through SkillPort.
P-Card Policies and ProceduresLearn the basics of University policies that pertain to the use of the Purchasing Card.

  • Roles and responsibilities associated with the P-Card program

  • Specific program requirements (i.e. allowable/prohibited P-Card charges, documentation requirements, etc.)

  • Resources available to campus

The P-Card Policies & Procedures class is required for all new Cardholders and Reconcilers.

This course is offered online through SkillPort
Procure to PayThis course gives an in depth view of the procurement process starting with the initial requisition and following it through to the final payment.

  • When a requisition is required

  • Use of contracts

  • A review of the State Bid Law, University Purchasing Policies, and University Spending Policies

  • When to use a Miscellaneous Disbursement Voucher (MDV)

This course is designed for employees who create requisitions and process Miscellaneous Disbursement Vouchers.

UA Travel PolicyParticipants will explore the procedures for the following categories of University travel:

  • In-State Employee Travel

  • Out-of-State/International Employee Travel

  • Student/Guest Travel

This course is particularly helpful to UA Employees who will travel, approve travel, make travel arrangements, or prepare travel expense reports.

This course is offered online through SkillPort
Understanding UA ContractsThis course gives an overview of topics associated with executing contracts for the purchase of goods and services on behalf of The University of Alabama.

  • Identify contracts and define common terms

  • Recognize troublesome clauses

  • Locate resources related to processing contracts
The course is recommended for any University employee responsible for purchasing goods or services that may require a contract.

This course is offered online through SkillPort