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Last updated: 9-Feb-2011
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Essentials for Successful Buying Training Available

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Our program is offered to the UNH/USNH buying community, including faculty/staff members with responsibility for buying goods and services or overseeing any aspect of the purchasing function. Presented by the UNH/USNH Purchasing & Contract Services staff; the program reviews purchasing objectives, USNH guidelines and resources available.

Topics covered:
1. Determining your needs/requirements
2. Identifying suppliers/vendors to meet your needs
3. Goods/services available on campus through UNH
4. Contracts available through outside vendors
5. Vendor relations-getting quotes, negotiating and selecting vendors
6. Understanding terms and conditions of a vendor quotation
7. Methods available for placing your order
8. Independent contractors – contracting for services
9. Understanding the bid limit and when a formal bid is required
10. Purchasing code of ethics
11. Resources available through UNH/USNH Purchasing & Contract Services

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