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Upcoming Events

Want to learn more about the financial transformations and how you and your department can best prepare? Explore the upcoming events hosted by Ascend 2.0 program below.

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Accounts Payable Office Hours

Join us for BruinBuy Plus Accounts Payable (AP) Office Hours to get your AP questions answered by procurement leaders and subject matter experts. 

Mondays at 9 - 10:30 a.m. PST

AP Office Hours Registration

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Vendor Management Office Hours

Join us for BruinBuy Plus Vendor Management Office Hours to get your vendor management questions answered by procurement leaders and subject matter experts. 

Tuesdays at 3 - 4:30 p.m. PST

Vendor Mgmt Office Hours Registration

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Purchasing Office Hours

Join us for BruinBuy Plus Purchasing Office Hours to get your purchasing questions answered by procurement leaders and subject matter experts. 

Wednesdays at 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PST

Purchasing Office Hours Registration

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Subaward / Subcontract Office Hours

Join us for BruinBuy Plus Subcontract/Subawards Office Hours to get your questions answered by procurement leaders and subject matter experts. 

Thursdays at 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. PST

Subaward/Subcontract Office Hours Registration

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Accounts Payable Office Hours

Join us for BruinBuy Plus Accounts Payable (AP) Office Hours to get your AP questions answered by procurement leaders and subject matter experts. 

Fridays at 3 - 4:30 p.m. PST

AP Office Hours Registration

Previous Events

Not able to attend upcoming events? Access one or more of the recordings below of recent events that can help you stay connected and up to date. 

Business Design Review (BDR)

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BDR Session 1

Record-to-Report

Learn more about end-to-end processes within the record-to-report modules of Bruin Finance by accessing the BDR Session 1 presentation materials, event recording and FAQ document.

April 5, 2024
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BDR Session 2

Record-to-Report

Learn more about end-to-end processes within the record-to-report modules of Bruin Finance by accessing the BDR Session 2 presentation materialsevent recording and FAQ document

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BDR Session 3

Research: Contract & Grant Management

Learn more about end-to-end processes within the contract & grant management modules of Bruin Finance by accessing the BDR Session 3 presentationevent recording and FAQ document.

April 19, 2024
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BDR Session 4 

Planning & Budgeting

Learn more about end-to-end processes within the planning & budgeting modules of Bruin Finance by accessing the BDR Session 4 presentation materialsevent recording and FAQ document.

April 26, 2024

Town Halls

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Town Hall

You can access the Town Hall Video and the Town Hall FAQ document to stay engaged with Ascend 2.0 program updates. We will continue to add Q&A to this document in response to Town Hall inquiries.

April 2024

 

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Town Hall

Catch up on important Ascend 2.0 Program updates by accessing the most recent January Town Hall webinar recordingFAQs and presentation materials

JANUARY 2024

 

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Town Hall

Catch up on important Ascend 2.0 Program updates by accessing the fourth Ascend 2.0 Town Hall webinar recording, presentation materials, and FAQ document based on the event's live Q&A session.

October 2023
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Town Hall 

Access the Ascend 2.0 July Town Hall videopresentation slides, and FAQ document to learn more about exciting BruinBuy Plus, Research, and Bruin Finance updates!

July 2023

 

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Town Hall 

Catch up on important Ascend 2.0 program updates by accessing the second Ascend 2.0 Town Hall webinar. You can also review FAQs and webinar presentation slides as well!

May 2023

 

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Town Hall 

Over 800 attendees joined the inaugural Ascend 2.0 Town Hall. Access the Ascend 2.0 Town Hall recording, presentation, and FAQs to learn more about the program and how it will impact campus.  

February 2023

Office Hours

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Office Hours

The November BruinBuy Plus Office Hours session answered your questions by subject matter experts. Feel free to review the helpful FAQs from the event!

NOVEMBER 2023
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Office Hours

The Program Team to addressed and answered end-users’ functional and technical questions related to BruinBuy Plus​. Feel free to review the helpful FAQs from the event!

OCTOBER 2023
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Office Hours

Office hours are an opportunity for the program team to address and answer end-users’ functional and technical questions related to BruinBuy Plus​. Please access the FAQs in case you would like to review all the great information!

SEPTEMBER 2023
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Office Hours

BruinBuy Plus Office Hours helped users gain a better understanding of the new system. Access Office Hours FAQs from the informative event.

AUGUST 2023

Roadshows

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Roadshow

The August BruinBuy Plus Virtual Roadshow provided the opportunity to see how the system operates and what you can look forward to when it launches in January 2024. Review the BruinBuy Plus Roadshow slides, FAQs and BruinBuy Plus Roadshow video for great updates and information!

August 2023
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Roadshow

Access the informational BruinBuy Plus Virtual Roadshow slidesFAQs and video to learning more about BruinBuy Plus, upcoming training plans, and the Concur Expansion project. 

June 2023
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Roadshow 

Learn more about the new procure-to-pay system, BruinBuy Plus, by accessing the May Virtual Roadshow recording and FAQs.  

May 2023