The first step in any purchase is make the decision to buy. There are a number of things to consider when making that decision.
Planning for your Purchases *coming soon*
In order to get the best value for the UO, take a few minutes to plan your purchases - both big and small. UO's Purchasing and Contracting Services team is ready to help you make a plan.
Thet Statement of Work (SOW) is the most important component of any transaction. This guide is meant to help you construct a SOW that ensures your projects are successful.
Solicit Proposals *coming soon*
Soliciting proposals ensures that buyers have all the information that they need to make best value decisions for their department.
Once the proposals are in, its time to work with the PCS team to evaluate and select the right vendor.
Creating win-win agreements.
What do you need to consider to execute a contract?
The basic steps to successfully manage your signed contract and what to do if you run into questions and problems along the way.