OregonBuys project information

​OregonBuys training and resources for state agencies

OregonBuys is a role based system. Curriculum is organized into learning packages by the types of user roles in the OregonBuys system for Phase 1:

  • Basic Purchaser (BP) – creates and manages formal solicitations and contracts, & browses price agreements in OregonBuys Marketplace.
  • Department Access (DA) – browses price agreements in OregonBuys Marketplace and sends requests to DAS PS.
  • Organization Administrator (OA) – manages the organization's structure, addresses, users, and approval paths.

Basic Purchaser (BP) learning package

Follow this link to take all self-guided courses in the DAS - PS - OregonBuys Basic Purchaser (BP) User Learning Package, or click on individual course names from the list. Workday account is required:

DAS - PS - OregonBuys General Navigation
General Navigation and dashboard features
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Edit User Info
How to keep your OregonBuys account information current
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Search in Marketplace
Searching in Marketplace, refining results, comparing items and locating contracts
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Requisitions I: Open Market Requisitions
Introduction to Open Market Requisitions
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Approving Documents
How to approve documents, plus other helpful features
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations I: Open Market or Blanket Bid
Introduction to Bid Solicitations
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations II: Convert a Requisition to a Bid
How to convert a "Ready for Purchasing" Requisition to a Bid Solicitation
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations III: Amendments
How to initiate and apply a Bid Amendment
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations IV: Bid Tab
Introduction to the Bid Tabulation features
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations V: Score Tab
How to use the Score Tab
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations VI: Request for Revisions
How to Request and Review Revisions on the Bid Tab
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Bid Solicitations VII: Rolling & Open Enrollment
How to set up Rolling & Open Enrollment configurations
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Purchase Orders II: Master Blanket (MBPO)
An introduction to Master Blanket Purchase Orders (MBPO)
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Purchase Orders III: Change Orders
How to initiate and apply a Change Order


Department Access (DA) learning package

Follow this link to take all self-guided courses in the OregonBuys Department Access (DA) User Learning Package, or click on individual course names from the list. Workday account is required:

DAS - PS - OregonBuys General Navigation
General Navigation and dashboard features
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Edit User Info
How to keep your OregonBuys account information current
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Search in Marketplace
Searching in Marketplace, refining results, comparing items and locating contracts
DAS- PS – OregonBuys Requisitions I: Open Market Requisition
Introduction to Open Market Requisitions


Organization Administrator (OA) learning package

Follow this link to take all self-guided courses in the DAS - PS - OregonBuys Organization Administrator (OA) User Learning Package, or click on individual course names from the list. Workday account is required:

DAS - PS - OregonBuys General Navigation
General Navigation and dashboard features
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Edit User Info
How to keep your OregonBuys account information current
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Organization Administrator (OA) User: General Navigation
Organization Administrator (OA) users General Navigation
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Departments, Locations and Addresses I
How to create & edit new departments, locations, and addresses
DAS - PS – OregonBuys Organization Administrator (OA) User: Catalog Manager General Navigation
General Navigation of the Catalog Manager for OA users
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Catalog Manager
How to make products available to shoppers
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Contract Management I:  How to Set Up Program Fees
How to set up Program Fees on a Vendor's Master Blanket Purchase Order (MBPO)
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Contract Management II:  Upload an Items File
How to upload an Items File using an internal template
DAS - PS - OregonBuys User Roles and Functions I:
How to create a new user and assign their role
DAS - PS - OregonBuys User Roles and Functions II
How to Search & Edit user profiles and how to add departments & locations outside of a user’s default setting
DAS - PS - OregonBuys Intro to Approval Paths & Types
Introduction to Approval Paths & Types