Participants will earn .6 CEU, 6 Contact Hours
Attendance Policy: Our classroom training requires attendance during all parts of the instructional program. Instructors are required to take attendance and cannot approve student absences during class time. Please carefully consider your schedule when selecting class dates.
Field of Study: Finance
This course provides an overview of the State of Georgia purchasing process. Discussion will focus on the Georgia Procurement Manual, the Seven Stages of Procurement and the four purchasing methodologies.
Upon successful completion of this course, the participant should be able to:
detail the Basics of Public Procurement
find and use two critical purchasing reference: the Georgia Procurement Manual and NIGP tools
describe Procurement Systems
list and provide an explanation of the Seven Stages of Procurement
list exemptions to State of Georgia purchasing regulations
define and list the Order of Precedence
Who Should Attend? This course is for state government accounting and financial reporting professionals and others responsible for oversight and administration of a state government’s finances.
Advance Preparation: None
Program Level: Basic
Delivery Method: Group Live
University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, 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 website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org