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Procurement Training

Online Training

Each year, the State Procurement Bureau partners with the State Professional Development Center (PDC) to offer procurement-related training. These classes are ideal for employees working in procurement within your agency.

Classes that are offered through PDC

  • Basic Purchasing Methods - June 3, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Advanced Purchasing Methods - June 10, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Initiating and Navigating the RFP Process - June 17, 2020, 8:30 am- 4:30 pm
  • Contract Management - June 24, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Due to high demand, additional classes will be available

  • Basic Purchasing Methods - July 22, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Advanced Purchasing Methods - July 29, 2020, 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The current cost of each day-long class is $123 per person.  Please visit the PDC website to register.

Other State Agencies Offering Procurement Related Training

eMACS Training

eMACS training is held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm in room 13b of the Mitchell building in Helena. Seating is limited to 12.

Note: The training listed below are intended for those agencies currently using the corresponding modules. If your agency would like information on implementing a module, please contact the eMACS Support Unit at (406) 444-2575 or emacs@mt.gov.

Sourcing Director (creating events):

  • 2020 TBD

Total Contract Manager (managing contracts in eMACS):

  • 2020 TBD

Email the eMACS Support Unit to register for a training or to request more information, emacs@mt.gov

Training Video

  • Shopping in eMACS Marketplace

    This video is intended for agencies to use as a training tool for their shopping staff. 

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