Lynda Sandefur, Coordinator, Workplace Education
3319 West End Ave., Suite 700
How to Purchase at Vanderbilt
This class is not currently offered. For information on the purchasing process at Vanderbilt, please see Financial Foundations.
Audience: This class should be attended by anyone who has departmental purchasing responsibilities at Vanderbilt.
Course Description: In this class students are introduced to Procurement & Disbursement Services (PDS), Vanderbilt’s purchasing methods as well as instructed on how to determine the correct method for any business-related purchase. The complete procure-to-pay process is reviewed as well as an overview of the proper procedures to transact purchases based on the following:
• Transacting purchases through Procurement & Disbursement Services
• Clinical Purchasing
• Check Requests & Travel Forms
• Internal Vanderbilt Requisitions
Delivery Method: Instructor-led Training
Length of Training: 2 ½ hours
Instructor: Diana Ormsby
Prerequisite: Financial Foundations I