2021 Procurement Training Opportunities

  • June 1st, 2021
  • in News

Concur Travel and Expense Training is available through an instructor-led session and through an online eLearning course. Completing either the instructor-led Zoom training or the eLearning course will fulfill the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access. Please contact procuretrain@ua.edu to sign-up.

  • The Concur eLearning course is available via the UA LMS. This is an interactive online course and should take approximately 40-60 minutes to complete.
  • Upcoming Instructor-led Concur Sessions
    • Thursday, December 2, from 10:30 a.m.  – 12:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday, December 15, from 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
    • Friday, January 7, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

P-Card Policies & Procedures training is available through an Instructor-led session. New cardholders and reconcilers are required to complete P-Card Policy and Procedures and Concur Travel and Expense training.  Please contact procuretrain@ua.edu to sign-up.

  • Upcoming P-Card Session
    • Thursday, December 2, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
    • Wednesday, December 15, from 3:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    • Friday, January 7, from 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

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

Concur Travel and Expense

  • September 15th, 2020
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Concur Travel and Expense training provides an introduction to the Concur Travel and Expense system including the four modules – Request, Travel, Expense, and Invoice – as well as setting up profiles, delegates, and default FOAPAL information and booking travel.  This class is required for all P-Card cardholders and UA employees seeking reimbursement (and their delegates), as well as any UA employees submitting requests to pay non-UA individuals and/or entities.  Concur Travel and Expense Training is available through an Instructor-led session and through an online eLearning course.  Both the Instructor-led training and the eLearning course fulfill the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access.

Please contact procuretrain@ua.edu to sign-up.

COVID-19 Procurement Training Information and Best Practices

  • March 24th, 2020
  • in News

Procurement Training

Concur Travel and Expense Training

Concur eLearning Course

Concur Travel and Expense training provides an introduction to the Concur Travel and Expense system including the four modules – Request, Travel, Expense, and Invoice – as well as setting up profiles, delegates, and default FOAPAL information and booking travel.  This class is required for all P-Card cardholders and UA employees seeking reimbursement (and their delegates), as well as any UA employees submitting requests to pay non-UA individuals and/or entities. Concur Travel and Expense Training is available through a web-based session and through an online eLearning course.  Both the Instructor-led training and the eLearning course fulfill the Concur training requirement for new Concur users to gain system access.

  • The Concur eLearning course is available via the UA LMS.   This is an interactive online course and should take approximately 40-60 minutes to complete.
  • Web-based Concur Travel and Expense training sessions will be offered via Zoom, as needed. Please contact procuretrain@ua.edu to sign-up.

P-Card Policy & Procedures

In the P-Card Policies & Procedures training, learners receive an overview of the Purchasing and P-Card policies and procedures that pertain to the use of The University of Alabama’s Purchasing Card.  New cardholders and reconcilers are required to complete P-Card Policy and Procedures and Concur Travel and Expense training. P-Card Policies & Procedures training is available through a web-based session.

  • Web-based P-Card Policies & Procedures training sessions will be offered via Zoom, as needed. Please contact procuretrain@ua.edu to sign-up.

Help Sessions and Support

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

Impact of HR Learning Management System on eLearnings

  • January 3rd, 2019
  • in News

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 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

  • February 26th, 2018
  • in News

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.

Concur Training Survey

  • January 9th, 2018
  • in News

We would like to invite and encourage you to take a short survey on our Concur training resources. Your input is extremely valuable and will help us develop future training offerings.

Thank you for your continued support!

2nd and 3rd Quarter 2017 Procurement Training Certificates Awarded

  • September 29th, 2017
  • in News

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

  • March 30th, 2017
  • in News

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

  • December 21st, 2016
  • in News

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.