Advanced Purchasing

Instructions for the Public Procurement Professional Certification

Due to recent updates to the Utah Procurement Code (effective May 12, 2020), the current Public Procurement Professional Certification Exam is outdated. Please check back in the future to see the status of the exam.

DTS Ordering Instructions for PC and Software via Service Now

DTS Provided a Webinar training of how to order Computer and Software via their Service Now portal. See the links below for documents and video.

DTS Contacts:
Jon Behrmann -
Work #801-538-3971
Laura Larsen -
Work #801-538-3507

Training Video

Group Gatherings - Training

If you are planning to have a Team Meeting with Group Gatherings, you will want to watch this video and see the power point for clarification.

Note: In the training video, Tami mentions that procuring individuals are required to list LPD016 in the accounting line description in FINT. As a clarification, the LPD number is only required when the procurement requires State Travel approval.

Power Point Presentation

Training Video

Procurement Education Partnership Seminar (PEP Seminar)


The Procurement Education Partnership Seminar (PEP) is sponsored by the State of Utah Division of Purchasing and NASPO. 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

Date: March 22, 2022, Tuesday
With our Division's move to the new Taylorsville State Office Building, the locations for our next PEP Seminar is on March 22, 2022 from 8am to 4pm.

Registration (In Person)Registration (Webinar Only)Registration (Watch Parties)

  Upcoming Events

• February 17 - State Purchasing Brown Bag Learning Series - 12pm to 1pm - Webinar
• March 10 - NIGP Utah Chapter Meeting - 9am to 11:30am - TSOB
• March 22 - PEP Seminar: Sustainable Purchasing Summit - 8am to 4pm - TSOB
• April 21 - State Purchasing Brown Bag Learning Series - 12pm to 1pm - Webinar
• May 19 - NIGP Reverse Tradeshow - 8am to 3pm - Mountain America Expo Center
• June 23 - PEP Seminar - 8am to 4pm
• September 8 - NIGP Utah chapter Meeting - 10am to 12pm - TSOB
• October 13 - PEP Seminar - 8am to 4pm
• November 17 - NIGP Utah Chapter Meeting - 10am to 12pm - TSOB
• December 8 - State Purchasing Brown Bag Learning Series - 12pm to 1pm - Webinar

  Previous PEP Presentations

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