Stephen F. Austin State University

Procurement Training

Procurement Training

Procurement Training is offered for basic rules, policies and procedures, as well as for applications used with the university's software that is used for all purchasing, payment and other financial transactions. All training is scheduled through myTraining. If you have any questions about training, please contact the Administrative Assistant.

Purchasing 101

This class is offered to help you gain a better understanding of procurement rules, policies and procedures that affect your daily operations including who is authorized to make purchases and how long your purchase may take to complete.

Banner Purchase Requisition Entry Training (includes Approvals and Receiving Training)

This instructor-led training is mandatory before access to the Banner system can be granted. It is conducted by the contracting specialists in the procurement office and is offered twice each week. Anyone who will be entering requisitions for their department must have requisition training. Requisitions training includes training on approvals and receiving.

This training is held in the Procurement Offices. Click the Procurement Home menu for a map of our location.

Banner Approvals Only Training

Approvals training is for any employee who will be responsible for approving requisitions for their department, either as the primary or back-up approver. This training is delivered via manual only, but assistance can be provided by phone or in person upon request. When the employee signs up for this class in myTraining, a confirmation email will be received that includes the Approvals Manual.

Approvals Only Training is included with Requisition Entry Training and is only necessary if requisition entry training is not needed.

Banner Receiving Only Training

Receiving training is for any employee who will be responsible for submitting receiving information related to purchase orders for their department. This training is delivered via manual only, but assistance can be provided by phone or in person upon request. When the employee signs up for this class in myTraining, a confirmation email will be received that includes the Receiving Manual.

Receiving Only Training is included with Requisition Entry Training is only necessary if requisition entry training is not needed.

How to Register for Training

To sign up for any of the above training:

For questions about the MyTraining program please contact Jaimie Garrie, 936.468.4225.