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VIRTUAL TRAINING NOW AVAILABLE

All upcoming events will be transitioning to online format until further notice. Each training is unique, so please check the calendar event details for how to register/attend. We appreciate your patience as we make this transition. Please contact procurement@odu.edu with any questions. Thank you!


Purchasing Training

The Office of Procurement Services offers a multi-section training program on purchasing activities. All of our trainings are designed to ensure that the campus community has the opportunity to gain understanding of the University's procurement processes. The trainings are set up as modules, with the quiz/verification only available after you have viewed the training presentation.


How to Enroll via Canvas:

Many of the trainings offered by Procurement Services are housed in Canvas (previously Blackboard) modules that allow self-enrollment. If you have already taken other Procurement Trainings in Canvas, you can simply sign in to Canvas with your MIDAS. If you have never enrolled yet, please follow these instructions to get started in Canvas as a new user.


Trainings Overview:

Click the title of each training course to read an overview of the training and how to register.

New eVA Training

The Commonwealth will be launching the New eVA very soon! All eVA Requesters and Approvers should attend at least one New eVA Training session prior to the launch date.

Register for New eVA Training

Contract Administration Training

Contract Administration Training is for anyone on campus who is looking to work with a large vendor.

Contract Administration Training

How to enroll as a new user in Canvas

Ethics in Procurement Training

Ethics in Procurement brings awareness to specific risks and responsibilities for those University employees trusted with any part of the procurement process. This training is also for those who are eVA requestors or approvers, who have Banner eReceiving access, and/or who serves as a purchasing card holder or purchasing card approver.

Ethics in Procurement Training

How to enroll as a new user in Canvas

General Procurement Training

General Procurement Training gives individuals an opportunity to refresh their knowledge and skills on Banner XE, eReceiving, eVA and Pcards. The Office of Procurement Services will also share any relevant updates during these sessions.

General Procurement Training dates can be found on the Procurement Training Calendar.

PCard Training

To use a Purchasing Card (PCard), you must attend PCard Training. After you submit your PCard Application, you will receive an email invitation to the next PCard Training. PCard Trainings are held once a month. To view all scheduled trainings, check the Procurement Calendar.

Printing Services Procedure Training

Printing Services Procedure Training is recommended for anyone on campus seeking quotes for printing services. This training provides a clear direction regarding procedures for two or more color print jobs, and to ensure compliance with the printing services contract specifications for all products delivered.

Please check the calendar for upcoming training dates, and contact Janis Hall with specific questions about this.

Procurement Certificate

The Procurement Certificate Training program is a non-mandatory, supplementary training designed to give contract administrators a better understanding of procurement at ODU. This program requires completion of 3 sessions followed by a final quiz in order to be awarded a Procurement Certificate.

Procurement Certificate Trainings are typically held twice a year. You can view the scheduled trainings on the Procurement Training Calendar.

Register for Procurement Certificate Program

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training is the foundational training that provides an overview of all procurement related activities. This training is recommended to anyone who conducts procurement related activities, and is mandatory in order to receive an eVA or eReceiving account.

To register for the next class, please click "Register for Training". Trainings are conducted monthly. Once we receive notification of your registration you will receive an email invitation with required training documentation and forms.

Register for Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

Selection Advisory Committee (SAC) Training

Selection Advisory Committee Training provides an overview of the solicitation process and specifically, your responsibilities associated with being a member of a Selection Advisory Committee member.

Selection Advisory Committee (SAC) Training

How to enroll as a new user in Canvas

SWaM Training

SWaM Training introduces the importance of working with SWaM (Small, Women-owned, and Minority-owned business) vendors, and is mandatory to get a PCard, eVa, or eReceiving account.

SWaM Procurement Training

How to enroll as a new user in Canvas



Upcoming Trainings

To register for a training, click on the class link with your desired date, then select RSVP if applicable. For trainings with multiple sessions, be sure to select which dates you will be attending.


Aug 25

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

08/25/2022 9:00 AM - 08/25/2022 11:30 AM

This training covers general procurement requirements, eVA & eReceiving. It usually occurs on the 4th Thursday of every month... (More)


Sep 22

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

09/22/2022 9:00 AM - 09/22/2022 11:30 AM

This training covers general procurement requirements, eVA & eReceiving. It usually occurs on the 4th Thursday of every month... (More)


Oct 27

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

10/27/2022 9:00 AM - 10/27/2022 11:30 AM

This training covers general procurement requirements, eVA & eReceiving. It usually occurs on the 4th Thursday of every month... (More)


Nov 24

Procurement, eVA & eReceiving Training

11/24/2022 9:00 AM - 11/24/2022 11:30 AM

This training covers general procurement requirements, eVA & eReceiving. It usually occurs on the 4th Thursday of every month... (More)