Past Event

Purchasing Basics Part I – Requisitions and Purchase Orders in ARC

April 25, 2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
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Virtual class via Zoom (Meeting URL provided via e-mail upon registration)

This is the 1st session of a 2 part instructor-led training series on Purchasing Basics in ARC and includes system demonstration, best practices, and helpful tips, plus Q&A.

Topics covered include:

  • When Requisitions/POs are needed
  • Requisition Lifecycle
  • Using UwPA Vendors
  • Entering requisitions in ARC
  • Determining and submitting required documentation
  • Approval workflow
  • Dos and Don'ts
  • Q and A

This live class is not required for ARC access.  Please complete the required web-based training Creating Requisitions and Managing Purchase Orders prior to taking this instructor-led class. 

Who Should Attend

This class is mainly targeted to new or recent system users including Departmental Administrators, Business Managers, Financial Assistants and DAF approvers who need to understand Columbia’s Purchasing process in ARC.  However, all Columbia staff and faculty are invited to attend.

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