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eVA Buyer Training
The links below offer targeted ‘how to’ video sessions that allow you to quickly get to the information or help you need.
You can also register for classes at our Richmond ofiice.
eVA Buyer Richmond Classroom Training DPS offers bi-monthly hands-on training on the basics of the eMall and Quick Quote. These free classes are offered to state employees who need to use either of these eVA tools as part of their job duties.
Quick Quote – The paperless alternative to getting fax-back and telephone quotes
This half-day “hands-on” course will train you on how to get quotes quickly and efficiently. Replacing the traditional method of faxing or calling, the user will create a quote request, obtain an automated vendor list, receive quotes electronically, evaluate on-line or with Excel and make the award.
eMall Shopper-Basic Training – The tool that allows you to shop online
Register for FREE Buyer Classes at our Richmond office
Emall - Videos
Ordering from Catalogs Ordering Non-catalog Items eMall - Change Order Editing Multiple Line Items Ordering Temp Labor/Medical Services with Resume review (Collaboration) Ordering a specific Temp Labor/Medical Services person (Non-Collaboration) Ordering from VDC Ordering from the VDC Punchout Creating a New Order Using VDC Web Changing a VDC Order Approving requisitions eMall - Requisition Approval Mobile Approvers - Watch how to use the app Receiving eMall - Receive by Quantity eMall - How to Re-Open a Receipt
Quick Quote - Videos & Documents
Quick Quote - Issue
Quick Quote - Amend
Quick Quote - Evaluate
Quick Quote Reverse Auction
Sourcing & Contracting - Videos & Documents
This tool allow is your electronic solution to streamline purchasing processes from solicitation to award while creating an electronic procurement folder that automatically stores procurement records created throughout the process. Sourcing & Contracting allows you to build complex solicitations with options like reminders, attachments, and electronic responses from suppliers while publishing to the public posting page. Vendors will receive notifications of solicitation opportunities and vendors who respond electronically will receive additional notifications when the Notice of Intent to Award and Notice of Award is posted. Additionally, after your contract is awarded, Contract Officers receive renewal notifications, can easily track contract spend, and are able to share contract documents with end users.
Step 1 - Create Solicitation COMING SOON! Step 2 - Entering Paper Responses COMING SOON! Step 3 - Evaluate Responses, Publish Bid Tab & Award COMING SOON! Step 4 - Complete the Award (Contract/Master Agreement or Order) COMING SOON! Other Video & Document Topics
The following topic areas represent other key areas of eVA that may be helpful to you.
Internet Explorer – Reset to Factory Settings Password Reset State Entered Vendor - New Entry State Entered Vendor - Adding a Location
Virginia Institute of Procurement
The Virginia Institute of Procurement (VIP) operates under the auspices of the Department of General Services, Division of Purchases and Supply and delivers procurement education to public procurement professionals. VIP’s Virginia Contracting Officer Certification Program currently offers professional certification at two levels:
Virginia Contracting Associate Officer (VCA)
Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO)
Virginia Contracting Master Officer (VCM)
Participation in the program is voluntary and open to employees of the Commonwealth of Virginia and employees of other public bodies who meet the eligibility criteria of the certification level they pursue.