P200: Strategic Procurement

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Upcoming Trainings

Conflict of Interest Webinar led by Mark Morodomi, OGC, November 17, 10-11:30pm

Ever wondered if you are covered by the state laws concerning conflict of interest? Do vendors like to send you gifts at Christmas time? Offer free trips to tour their offices in Hawaii? Do you fill out a form 700? Do you know if any of the decisions you make could be a conflict of interest on your job? Want to know the exceptions to these rules? We know you just want to do the right thing and know the rules so you can follow them. Right? Well then this is the webinar for you.

Interested? Feeling conflicted? Well tune in. Do not miss this opportunity to listen to a conflict of interest expert within the UC system.

Learning Objectives include (but are not limited to):

  1. What does it mean to have a conflict of interest under state law? What can you do and what can’t you do?
  2. What are the laws around this and how does it relate to purchasing? What are the penalties?
  3. Whether or not to fill out a form 700
  4. What qualifies as gifts?
  5. Exceptions to the rules

To attend the training, sign on to Ready Talk:

Prevailing Wage Best Practices Webinar led by Jeremy Meadows, December 8, 1:30-2:30pm

This is a follow-up to the Prevailing Wage Deep Dive training. It will be an opportunity for Procurement Professionals to share experiences and help get answers to questions that have arisen since the start of prevailing wage implementation.

If you plan to participate in this training and would like to share a best practice, please send slides, spreadsheets or any DIR determinations you have received to Andrea.Tung@ucop.edu by Monday, November 23rd.

To attend the training, sign on to Ready Talk:

CPSM Boot Camp (UC Riverside) led by Supply Leaders Academy, May 18 – 20, 2016

For the second year, the CPSM (Certified Professionals in Supply Management) Boot Camp will be offered on the UC Riverside campus. This training, led by the Supply Leaders Academy, is recognized globally as a standard of excellence for professionals in procurement, supply management and supply chain management. The goal of this training is to prepare Procurement Professionals to pass the three exams to obtain CPSM certification.

Space is limited! Sign up now as the price will go up December 18th: https://xe209.infusionsoft.com/app/orderForms/University-of-California-Procurement-Professionals.

For more information on the boot camp, watch this informational webinar.

Training Resources

Webinars and slide decks of past trainings can be found here: http://ucop.edu/procurement-services/procurement-systems/legal-compliance-webinars.html

  • UC Fair Wage/ Fair Work Plan – September 24, 2015
  • Prevailing Wage Deep Dive – August 27, 2015
  • Legal Compliance Updates: Overview – August 4, 2015
  • UC Legal Documents Training – November 18, 2014

Templates, Job Aids and FAQs on these topics can be found on the UC Procurement Services website.

Andrea Tung

Program Management Office