The WSU Purchasing Card Program provides a method of payment for most goods and services costing less than $3000. Those individuals who provide oversight of purchasing card usage at the department level are designated as the “Approving Officials.” Carrying out this role effectively will prevent misuse and ensure compliance with University purchasing policies. In this overview course, the Approving Official will learn the three participant roles and their respective responsibilities, the policy and process for purchasing, reconciliation and documentation, the prohibited purchases and the consequences of misuse.

Target Audience: Those individuals who provide oversight of purchasing card usage at the department level. Their role in the program is that of “Approving Official”. They are required to review purchasing card activity monthly and sign off on Pcard log sheets as the expenditure authority. Knowledge of program policies and procedures is essential to perform this role. For complete scheduling details and to register online, visit: http://hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_SYST_572