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, taking place from 1:30-2 p.m., 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 Reconciliation Reports as the expenditure authority. Knowledge of program policies and procedures is essential to perform this role.

It is important to register in advance. To do so, use the following link to access the course information page within your WSU Online Training Account; then click on the triangular ‘launch’ button to register for the session: http://hrs.wsu.edu/skillsoft/default.aspx?c=ilt_wsu_SYST_572