Procurement Services provides regular training opportunities and virtual office hours to the university community related to a variety of topics.  Recent training activities have focused on sharing information related to the move to Collegiate Travel Planners as U-M’s designated travel partner, as well as changes to the process for declaring university-owned property as surplus. Stay tuned for future topics including additional travel booking updates, supplier showcases, and more.  

Getting Started with Procurement

Review our Quick Start Guide

This guide includes a variety of helpful resources, ranging from descriptions of buying methods and contact information to policies and training modules—all presented in a short, easy-to-understand format

Attend a Live Webinar

Procurement partners with Organizational Learning to host Business Administration 101: Introduction to Procurement throughout the year as part of the Leadership 101 curriculum

Find Answers

Search our knowledge base which includes articles related to buying, travel & expense, property management, and more.

Virtual Commodity Spotlights

These webinars are intended to highlight specific commodities and provide an overview of the University-Wide supplier contracts available to campus to support purchasing needs in this space.

Other Recent Training Events

Flint Campus Procurement Transition Information Session | June 29th, 2023 10 – 11am and July 6, 2023 2-3pm

Effective July 1, 2023 end-to-end support for purchasing-related activities for the Flint campus are provided in partnership by the Shared Services Center (SSC) and Procurement Services at UM-Ann Arbor. To help prepare for this transition, information sessions were hosted which included an overview of procurement policies and best practices, where to go for support, and a number of system demonstrations.

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