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Planning your Purchasing Journey at UBC: The PO Process

Time limit: 365 days


Full course description

Does needing to purchase goods and services leave you feeling lost? Our session, Planning your Purchasing Journey at UBC: The PO Process” helps you navigate our purchase order process and requirements efficiently, ensuring smooth purchasing travels from start to finish This session must be completed prior to enrolling in Financial Operations’ “Driving Purchases beyond POs at UBC: High Value Purchasing 


By the end of the session, you will be able to: 

  • Understand UBC's purchasing process and guiding policies 
  • Identify and follow documentation requirements for different components of the purchasing process 
  • Describe the responsibilities of each purchasing role, including yours as the requester, and the relationships between them 
  • Explain the relationship, requirements, and importance of key workday forms: 
  • Minimize process delays and supplier payments 
  • Access support when needed 

Please note: 

This session is not a functional walk through or demonstration of completing tasks in Workday. This session focuses on the business processes and policies providing the context for required tasks in Workday. Please contact the Integrated Service Centre for Workday functional support.  

Your Registration in this course is a 2 Step Process.

  1. You have successfully enrolled in this course. 

  2. Register for a workshop session.
    Go to the Workshop Registration Module (Module 2) to reserve your date and time.
    You are not considered registered until you have selected a session to attend.

You have a series of sessions to choose from for your attendance at the live session. Additional session dates and times are added as they are scheduled.  

    • Thursday May 30th, 2024 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Thursday June 27th, 2024 at 11:00 am to 12:00 pm
    • Wednesday July 17th, 2024 at 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm 

Seating for each session is limited to ensure questions can be fully explored.

These sessions are Zoom-enabled. Session details are sent to you when you confirm your reservation.

Sign up for this course today!