The Procurement Department offers several training classes designed to help Virginia Tech faculty and staff navigate through the rules, regulations and procedures.

All courses can be scheduled through Division of Human Resources / Talent Development: http://training.vt.edu/

If you are a HokieMart Requestor and Receiver, please take the Requestor session first. This will build a good foundation for you and serve as an introduction to HokieMart.

Requestor is defined as an individual who orders for themselves or for their department. These users have Banner Finance access.

This training is also applicable for an “On Behalf Of’ Requestor – an individual who orders for themselves or for their department. These users may typically be faculty members or graduate students who do not have access to Banner Finance and will need to order ‘On Behalf Of’ someone in their department who does.

This class is designed for new users or as a refresher course.

If you are a HokieMart Requestor and Receiver, please take the Requestor session first. This will build a good foundation for you and serve as an introduction to HokieMart.

A Receiver is defined as an individual who will be responsible for keying into the system the actual goods and services receiving information. This may be different from the person who actually sees the delivery being made or verifies the items from the packing slip at the time of delivery.

Procurement is offering a two-part training class designed to overview the why’s and how’s of purchasing goods and services for Virginia Tech.  This course was developed to give faculty and staff with buying responsibilities as part of their job duties, a good foundation of knowledge regarding the processes and procedures followed to make purchases on behalf of the university.  The course is taught through two separate sessions both two hours in length. Register by using the Division of HR / Talent Development / Courses webpage. Scroll down to the Register Now section and select the CourseWhere link training.vt.edu. Use the Alpha index then from the course list, select one available sessions under each of the two offerings: ABC's of Procurement Session I and Session II.

You, as a contract administrator or user of a Virginia Tech contract, have certain responsibilities. This class will give you an overview of what is expected as a contract administrator or contract user. It will also give you the opportunity to clarify any information regarding Virginia Tech contracts.

This class will be offered on a quarterly basis. Anyone using available contracts will benefit from this class. Register by using the Division of HR / Talent Development / Courses webpage. Scroll down to the Register Now section and select the CourseWhere link training.vt.edu. Use the Alpha index. The course is listed under Contract Administrator Training.

Overview of the policies and procedures for sending items to Surplus and purchasing from Surplus. What makes an item surplus, how to declare it surplus, and what happens to it after you surplus the item. Class will include demonstrations, dos and don’ts, policy review and many other insights into Surplus Property. Class will also include how departments and other agencies can purchase items from Surplus Property. This course is strongly recommended for anyone that uses the surplus system for their department.

 

This class is offered as an in person classroom training in North End Center or you can register for this training via a Zoom session.   

 

Register by using the Division of HR / Talent Development / Courses webpage. Scroll down to the Register Now section and select the CourseWhere link training.vt.edu. Use the Alpha index. The course is listed under Surplus 101: How to Surplus.