Onboarding: Procurement @ York University - (OBEPRO)

June 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Via Zoom
Glenda Charlton

Audience:  This session is open to all newly hired and existing York non-academic managers and employees.

Learn about how York University conducts the procurement process and who has responsibility for acquisitions on behalf of one's department.

Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • the various roles and responsibilities of all parties throughout the procurement cycle;
  • how to achieve fair market and best value when purchasing for York University;
  • the various types of payment options and when to apply them;
  • the importance of compliance;
  • how to identify and minimize risk;
  • the functions of Procurement Services and how we can assist with the procuring of goods and services;
  • the various laws and regulations that impact the procurement process including the Competition Act, Competitive Bidding Law and Contract Law; and
  • internal policies, procedures and guidelines, with emphasis on the Signing Authority Register, the Non-Competitive Procurement process and Conflict of Interest.

Note:  Attendees are requested to read the following website sites prior to attending the workshop:

  • Procurement Services http://www.yorku.ca/procurement/
  • University Policy on the Procurement of Goods and Services http://www.yorku.ca/secretariat/policies/document.php?document=27
  • Procedure for the Procurement of Goods and Services http://www.yorku.ca/univsec/policies/document.php?document=58

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