SAP: Smarter Purchasing - Buying and Approving Orders


Course Description


The course provides an explanation of the Smarter Purchasing Ordering and Approval system.  The aim of the demonstration and ‘hands-on’ practice session for the individual is to give them confidence to use the system.


Tuesday, 22 October 2019 (10.00am - 12.00pm)

Thursday, 21 November 2019 (10.00am - 12.00pm)

Wednesday, 18 December 2019 (2.00pm - 4.00pm)

What can I expect to cover?

Topics covered:

  • The 3 types of purchase order and suggested uses of each type of order.
  • How the approval structure of the system ensures a shopping cart is correctly authorised to become a purchase order.
What will I get out of this course?

Basic understanding of the Smarter Purchasing ordering system with the opportunity to practise using the system.

Who is it for?

The course is aimed at staff and students responsible for purchasing on behalf of the department.

Note: This course is only available to staff at the University of Leicester. This course is not offered to external delegates.

Participant preparation needed? None.
Additional Information


What prior experience do I need?


Formal assessment



Wendy Ferguson (Finance: Operations and Accounting)

Delegate places

Maximum 11 delegates
Minimum 5 delegates

How to make your reservation

Please complete the Online Booking Form submitting to Organisational Development.  Booking Conditions apply.

Registration closes 48 hours prior to the event.


About the workshop content:
Contact Wendy Ferguson email: Tel: (0116) 2236.

About the workshop arrangements:
Contact Organisational Development email: / tel: (0116) 252-5118 / 5680 / 223-1257.

For Office
Use Only

Course Code: SDCMA135

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