Current Training Materials


  • Procurement STANDARDS

    New OSU Procurement Standards were created and became effective in January 2019.  The PowerPoint training highlights major changes that impact departments and information on new flexibility afforded by the changes.  The referenced Documentation of Competition form is located in the Forms section on the Procurement website.


    As of July 1, 2018 OSU’s general procurement requirements for federally funded purchases changed to come into compliance with the Uniform Guidance. The PowerPoint training highlights the requirements. The referenced Federally Funded Purchase Checklist is located in the Forms section on the Procurement website.

  • Azumano Campus Outreach Video

    OSU Procurement and Contract Services invited Azumano Travel, a contracted OSU travel provider, to facilitate a campus-wide travel outreach. This video provides you an opportunity to listen in and view the slide set that was presented on August 20, 2013. This outreach provided attendees the opportunity to meet the Azumano Travel staff, familiarize themselves with Azumano Travel and their value proposition, learn about Azumano Travel’s reach within state-wide systems and contracts and provided an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback.

  • Should I Separate This? A Lesson in Fragmentation

    Watch this 9 minute video to learn about fragmentation as it pertains to managing purchasing and payments. Fragmentation is a prohibited practice by Oregon Administrative Rules and this informative video reviews the importance of managing purchases in a manner that avoids fragmentation. The video goes over the definition of fragmentation, applicable dollar thresholds and rules, and provides a few examples. It also reviews why it’s important not to fragment and how fragmentation is managed if it is detected.

Independent Contractor or Employee Panel Discussion

Other Training Options

  • Training Days

    Training Days is a focused set of learning and workshop sessions providing information and insight to Faculty and Staff interacting together in our daily work at OSU. For more information visit OSU Training Days.

  • Department One-on-One Training

    If you or staff within your department are interested in focused training by the Procurement and Contract Services staff please don’t hesitate to contact us using our general email, our Contact Form or by calling us at 737-4261. We would be happy to visit with you about your training needs and schedule a time for procurement and/or contract training for your staff.