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Purchasing & Distribution Services

Learn how to procure goods and services in accordance with federal, state and system regulations.

Rowdy Exchange Procurement Process Overview

Description
Understand what Rowdy Exchange is and how it will operate. Learn how to set up your profile and shop in Rowdy Exchange, and how to approve (for approvers) a requisition. You will get an overview of the requestor and receiving process.
Objectives
After completing this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify what Rowdy Exchange is and who can access it
  • Set up your profile and shop in Rowdy Exchange
  • Approve in Rowdy Exchange
  • Apply requester and receiving processes to Rowdy Exchange purchases
Audience
UTSA staff/faculty who currently use a Procard, create and approve requisitions, and order goods and services.
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Rowdy Exchange Procurement Requester Training

Description
Understand how to purchase goods and services and enter all required information. Learn the procurement processing and workflow, new business terminology, how to manage multiple shopping carts, how to receive in Rowdy Exchange, where to get support and much more.
Objectives
After completing this class, you will be able to:
  • Identify what Rowdy Exchange is and who can access it
  • Use the Rowdy Exchange procurement processing workflow
  • Define the new business processes and terminology
  • Create a profile, enter speedcharts and account codes
  • Manage multiple shopping carts
  • Submit a cart and checkout
  • Explain how to receive goods and services in Rowdy Exchange
  • Enter a Purchase Order Change and Exclusive Acquisition Justification forms
  • Locate and identify resources for Rowdy Exchange support
Audience
Staff who requires requester permissions and have taken the Purchasing Rules and Regulations (AM 580) class.
Purchasing Rules & Regulations

Description
Understand how to purchase goods and services and enter all required information. Learn the procurement processing and workflow, new business terminology, how to manage multiple shopping carts, how to receive in Rowdy Exchange, where to get support and much more.
Note: This course is for new employees to the university hired after December 6, 2013. Employees who have taken DE 678 should not be required to retake this course.
Objectives
After completing this class, you will be able to:
  • Discuss and evaluate Purchasing rules
  • Examine compliance in relation to Purchasing breakdown
  • Demonstrate various procurement methods
  • Differentiate and discuss small- vs. high-dollar procurement
  • Demonstrate the uses of the UTSA Supplier Mall and Purchasing website
Audience
Any employee who is involved in the procurement process or who will generate requisitions in PeopleSoft.
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Email: purchasing@utsa.edu
Phone: 210-458-4060
Fax: 210-458-4061
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