|COURSE TITLE: INTEGRATED ACQUISITION SYSTEM (IAS)
COURSE NUMBER: 2007
COURSE DURATION: 2 Days
COURSE DESCRIPTION: Lecture and hands-on workshops familiarize students on the functionality of the Integrated Acquisition System (IAS) invoice processes. This course assists agency personnel in their use of the Administrative Payments Branch (APB) Enterprise Content Management (ECM) System, IAS, and Foundation Financial Information System (FFIS) to support their acquisition operations involving the payment of vendor invoices in IAS.
DELIVERY METHOD: Group-Live
ADVANCE PREPARATION: None
PREREQUISITES: Basic knowledge of IAS processing (requisition, order, receipt, etc.)
COURSE LEVEL: Basic
- Overview of systems and data flow
- Fundamentals of ECM, IAS, and FFIS
Roles and responsibilities
- Demonstration of APB ECM and IAS processing
Demonstration of ECM, IAS, and FFIS query capabilities
Helpful tools available (e.g. system access, reporting, procedures/guides, etc.)
Discussion of problem areas and lessons learned
Guidance for compliance with Federal and Departmental invoice processing requirements
TARGET AUDIENCE: Subject matter trainees and experts who work with day-to-day IAS processes for their agency
TRAINING LOCATION: COD, New Orleans, Louisiana; the Customer Support Office in Washington, DC; or an agency site
MINIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS:
CPE CREDITS: 0
REQUIRED SYSTEM/EQUIPMENT: Personal Computer with Internet access and NFC Mainframe connection
COD TRAINING CONTACT: Administrative Payments Branch 504-426-5070 (voice)
REGISTRATION PROCESS: Complete the COD Course Registration Form and submit via fax at 504-426-9740, at least 5 business days prior to the start of the session.
REFUND/CANCELLATION POLICY: Requests for refund/cancellation must be received at least 5 business days prior to the start of the session. Agencies will be billed for students registered. Substitutions can be made up to the first day of the session.
To voice a concern or for more information regarding refunds and program cancellation policies, please contact the Customer Support Branch at 504-426-5471.
NASBA CPE Sponsor ID: 108323
United States Department of Agriculture/Office of the Chief Financial Officer is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be addressed to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN, 37219-2417. Website: www.nasba.org
In accordance with the standards of the National Registry of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits will be granted based on a 50-minute hour.