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  • November 13
  • 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST

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Purchase Order Fundamentals

November 13

Increase your knowledge and enhance your skills with an in-depth discussion surrounding the world of purchase orders.

Purchase order fundamentals will be a web-based training experience covering the operations of a procurement office and how purchase order systems are used. The topics covered will give you an understanding of purchasing processes and how to avoid common mistakes. Today’s fast paced demands are requiring rethinking of the standard paper processes and the use of electronic systems to facilitate decentralized desk top ordering, with just in time delivery while weighing the risks to internal controls.

Learning Objectives

  • You will be able to explain the benefit in using a purchase order system.
  • You will be able to identify types of information to include on the purchase order.
  • You will be able to review types of purchase orders.
  • You will be able to discuss purchase order pitfalls.

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Why Lorman?

Over 31 years and 1.4 million customers worth of experience providing continuing education. Our passion is providing you world-class training to help you succeed in business and as a professional.

Agenda

The Benefit in Using a Purchase Order System

  • A Purchase Order Is a Contract
  • Creating a Purchase Requisition
  • Maintaining a Vendor Data Base
  • Maintaining Internal Account Records
  • Receiving Merchandise
  • Payment of Invoices
  • Tracking the Process Using a Computer
  • Keeping Records for Future Use

Types of Information to Include on the Purchase Order

  • Vendor Record Information
  • Delivery and Contact Information
  • Product or Service Description
  • Basic Contract Information
  • Freight Terms
  • Delivery Dates
  • Payment Terms
  • Coding for Accounting
  • Information for Property/Asset Tracking
  • References to Your Terms and Conditions
  • Authorized Signature of Agent

Types of Purchase Orders

  • Purchase Order for Commodities
  • Purchase Orders for Services
  • Blanket or Standing Purchase Orders
  • Confirming Purchase Orders
  • Reimbursements
  • No Order Payments
  • Procurement Card Orders
  • Online Electronic Orders

Purchase Order Pitfalls

  • Ordering Outside the Purchase Order Process
  • Vendor Quotes
  • Conflicting Terms
  • Timeliness of Ordering
  • Managing Paper
  • Decentralized vs. Centralized Processes
  • Proof Reading the Document
  • Tracking Order Delivery
  • Approval Layers
  • Internal Controls
  • Cost of Processing
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This course was last revised on November 6, 2017.

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  • ISM 1.5
     
  • Participants who successfully complete this program will receive 1.5 hours of continuing education. They may be applied toward ISM CPSM, CPSD or C.P.M. recertification. ISM's consent to approve hours for this educational event is not an endorsement of this program or its content by ISM.
     

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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  • ISM 1.5
     
  • Participants who successfully complete this program will receive 1.5 hours of continuing education. They may be applied toward ISM CPSM, CPSD or C.P.M. recertification. ISM's consent to approve hours for this educational event is not an endorsement of this program or its content by ISM.
     
  • CPE 1.8 including Specialized Knowledge 1.8
     
  • Lorman Education Services is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its web site: https://www.nasbaregistry.org/cpas/complaints. For more information regarding administrative policies such as complaint and refund, please contact our offices at 866-352-9539. CPE Credit: Maximum Credit Hours: 1.8 each session (based on a 50 minute credit hour). You must attend at least 50 minutes to obtain credit. Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge for 1.8 hours. Prerequisite: basic knowledge of purchasing contracts. Level of Knowledge: Intermediate. Teaching Method: Seminar/Lecture. Advance Preparation: None. Delivery Method: Group Internet Based. Please refer to the information in this brochure for outline, course content and objectives. Upon completion of this course, you will receive a certificate of attendance. Final approval of a course for CPE credit belongs with each state's regulatory board. Please note: In order to receive CPE credit for this course you MUST use the streaming audio option, as well as enable and complete the required progress checks.
     
  • Lorman Business Center, Inc. is a registered provider for CPA CPE through the State Education Department of New York, Sponsor number: 000640. The following course will carry the subject area of Specialized Knowledge and Applications for 1.5 hours.
     

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

Who should attend?

This live webinar is designed for purchasing managers, material managers, contract administrators, senior buyers, project directors, controllers and accountants.

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Faculty

Kenneth M. Jones

Kenneth M. Jones

  • Procurement Specialist working part time for the SUNY Center for International Development with their program in Kenya, Africa
  • Has trained many University staff on procurement rules and regulations
  • Established online ordering processes with vendors ranging from office supplies to lab chemicals and continues to provide training in his current position to procurement staff in Nairobi, Kenya
  • More than 30 years of experience working in the public and nonprofit procurement field
  • Previous purchasing experience included procuring commodities, services and construction for the departments on campus
  • Conducts regular seminars, webinars and workshops on various procurement topics
  • Past Purchasing assistant for the New York State Office of Taxation and Finance
  • Can be contacted at 518-875-6854 or [email protected]
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Product ID: 404482
Published 2017, 2018
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