Purchasing Training

ADVANCED (Coming Soon)

  Scope of Work – Where to Begin

  IFB – Invitation for Bids

  RFP – Request for Proposal Essentials

  Professional Services Procurement

  Award of Contract Without Engaging in a Standard Procurement Process

  SciQuest Training

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  Creating Scenarios and Finalizing Awards

  Adding Questions and Items

Coming Soon.

Procurement Education Partnership Seminar (PEP Seminar)


The Procurement Education Partnership Seminar (PEP) is sponsored by the State of Utah Division of Purchasing and NASPO ValuePoint. Administered quarterly, the Seminar provides tools and insights involving a wide array of procurement topics. Hours attended at the Seminar qualify toward CPPB and CPPO professional certification. Please register below by selecting either the standard, on-location registration or the webinar. We look forward to your attendance.

  Time and Location

March 16th, 2017
9:00 am – 4:00 pm
State Office Building Auditorium (1st floor), Capitol Hill
450 N State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
Parking Map

STANDARD Registration
WEBINAR Registration


Main Session

  • Welcome
  • Introduction of Purchasing’s Agency Contracts
  • Purchasing’s New Website / Highlight of State Cooperative Contracts
  • Procurement Code and Administrative rule Update

Breakout Session 1 Options (Select 1)

  • Approved Vendor Lists – Creation and Use
  • Managed Service Provider Cooperative Contract – IT Professional Services
  • Small Purchase of Professional Services R33-5-108

Breakout Session 2 Options (Select 1)

  • Best Practices – Award of Contract Without Engaging in a Standard Procurement Process
  • Best Practices – Service Contracts – Tips for Developing Service Procurement and Contracts
  • SciQuest Training

Closing Session

  • Fraud Training

Purchasing Newsletters

To automatically receive the monthly newsletter, please follow the following steps:

(A) – Individuals who have a State Google email account:

  • Step 1:  Enter into GROUPS in the State Google email account
  • Step 2:  In the new window’s search field, type Purchasing Newsletter
  • Step 3:  Google will list the “Purchasing Newsletter” as a group. Select the group
  • Step 4:  Click Join Group
  • Step 5:  In the new window, click Join Group. The administrator will be informed of your request and approve of it.

(B) – Individuals that do not have a State Google email account, please send a send request by email to Tara Eutsler at teutsler@utah.gov or John Palmer at johnpalmer@utah.gov.