2018 Training Opportunities

In-Person Training

All Procurement Training sessions will be held in the Procurement Services Building Training Room unless otherwise stated. Follow the links below to register.

Concur Help Session

  • Friday, February 16, from 10:30-12:00pm

Procure to Pay

  • May 2, from 3-4:30pm
  • August 1, from 3-4:30pm
  • November 7, from 3-4:30pm

Online Resources

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.
  • Travel Expense Quick Reference  The Quick Reference provides an information on how to pay for travel expenses in an easy-to-use grid format.

Online Training

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

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.

P-Card Policies and Procedures Training

We are pleased to announce that P-Card Policies and Procedures training has moved online.  It may be accessed at any time through SkillPort. The online version will fulfill the requirements for new cardholders, reconcilers, and approvers, and it will also count toward to Procurement Training Certificate.

3rd Quarter 2016 Procurement Certificates Awarded

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

Jaiva Bonner

Nancy Boyd

Stephanie Burgett

Casey Capan

Genia Condra

Kara Gibson

Darcel Green

Angela Hunter

Amanda McDonald

Brittany Moore

Bonnie Pennington

Myra Qualls

Lynn Shipp

Kimberly Skelton

Erin Tech

Jessica Terry

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. In-person classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.

2nd Quarter 2016 Procurement Certificates Awarded

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

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. In-person classes taken after January 1, 2014 count toward the certificate. No additional registration is required. Certificates are awarded on a quarterly basis.

Andria Carlisle

Bonnie Dean

Megan Dent

Heather English

Holly Kennedy

Lisa Kidd

Lisa Lane

Karen Livingston

Bonita McCollins

Blake McDonald

Tamaya Owens 

Denise Robertson

Kelsey Thompson

Shanna Ullmann

Valerie Waters

Liza Wischer