Ohio University

BobcatBUY Fundamentals Course Available

Professional Development Pathways (PDP) provides tools, guidance, and learning opportunities for employees and supervisors who want to invest in talent development and career growth. The following course is a new professional development opportunity that is now available:

BobcatBUY Fundamentals

This course provides an overview of the standard purchasing process, navigation of the BobcatBUY e-procurement system, and basic functionality for the shopper/requestor/approver roles. Topics include: basic search, creating and modifying carts, setting up default accounting codes and shipping locations, setting notifications, shopping in catalogs, making non-catalog purchases with an existing supplier, and submitting requisitions and workflow.

Estimated course length is approximately 1 hour. There are no pre-requisites for this course.

Learning Objectives
By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Log in to BobcatBUY
  • Navigate the main page
  • Set up your user profile
  • Shop and manage cart for catalog and non-catalog items
  • Search for documents and suppliers

This is an e-learning course, available to university faculty and staff. To register for PDP courses, please go to the Courses page on the OHIO Professional Development Pathways website and click the “Register” link for the desired course.

To learn about PDP certificates, and get more information about other tools and resources available through the PDP program, go to the OHIO Professional Development Pathways website. For non-technical information about the OHIO PDP program, please contact the Employee Service Center at 740-593-1636 or uhr@ohio.edu. If you have technical issues within Blackboard, please contact the IT Service Desk at 740-593-1222 and identify yourself as a Professional Development Pathways or OHIO PDP program participant.