All U-M employees who purchase goods and services on behalf of the university must complete the following eLearning courses in MyLINC to obtain access to the transaction types in M-Pathways:
Step-by-step job aids and simulations via the My Learning & Information Center (MyLINC) are available to assist you with navigating the site.
The ITS Service Center provides tier one support for M-marketsite, including basic navigation walkthroughs and troubleshooting. Contact the ITS Service Center at (734) 764-4357 or email 4HELP@umich.edu.
Procurement Services staff is available to do on-site training for departments and units. Email training requests to email@example.com or contact your Procurement Agent or buying team.
Each year, Procurement Services hosts informational customer forums on all university campuses. Attendees learn about procurement-related policies and procedures, and new technology or business process initiatives.
Presentations from past forums are available by request. Please contact Procurement Services at (734) 764-8212 option 2 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Procurement Services sponsors Strategic Supplier Product Shows at various times throughout the year. Information on the product shows is posted approximately two months before the event on the Procurement Services website. Email announcements are sent to university staff who are on the Strategic Supplier Program VIP mailing list. If you would like to be added to the list, please email email@example.com.
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STRATEGIC OFFSET PRINTING PROGRAM (SOPP) ONSITE TRAINING AVAILABLE!
Do you need help creating, approving or canceling a quote? Do you need help maneuvering in the SOPP System?
If so, Procurement Services is available to offer on-site training on request. We can tailor a presentation specific to your departmental needs and/or walk you through the SOPP with a hands on demonstration.
For training requests, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, and you will be contacted within 24 hours for scheduling.
Visit this site for an archive of Procurement training presentations held in 2008, 2009, and 2010.
In January 2012, Procurement Services launched a monthly program to review policies, procedures, and systems related to the “procure to pay” cycle, and to teach specific skills and techniques to staff in all core areas. The goal is to understand how we all help to “Make Blue Go” and to learn how our various jobs are interconnected.
Who: Procurement Services Staff
When: Monthly (Friday 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
Where: Suite 18 Wolverine Tower
Procurement Services has operating policies and procedures, guidelines, references, and job aids to assist Procurement staff with their responsibilities.