Calendar

To request an in-person B2P training session, send an email to b2p@mit.edu with the following information:

• Your name and department

• Approximate number of attendees

• Preferred date and time of training session

• Building/room for training session (if available; VPF can also host in NE49)

• Areas of interest (e.g., requisitions, change orders, approvals)

• Any specific questions

Buying and Paying

Available through the Atlas Learning Center.

Are you looking to hire an individual to perform services at MIT? This course explains when a person can be hired as an independent contractor, when he/she must be hired as a temporary or permanent employee, and why.

 

Buying and Paying

Available through the Atlas Learning Center.

This course provides an introduction to requesting payment via MIT's eRFP system. Payment requests are used for low-dollar supplier payments, honoraria, prizes/awards, visa fees, and human subject payments.

Completion time: approximately 30 minutes.

Buying and Paying

Available through the Atlas Learning Center.

This course provides an introduction to requesting reimbursement via MIT's eRFP system.

Completion time: approximately 30 minutes.

Buying and Paying

The following online courses provide detailed information on how to use the B2P system. Each course takes approximately 10–30 minutes to complete (specific times noted below). 

  • B2P: Basics
    Provides a general introduction to the MIT Buy-to-Pay (B2P) system for users new to B2P.
    Completion time: approximately 30 minutes

Complete B2P Basics before taking the following courses:

Buying and Paying

Oct
16

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Oct
22

This class provides an overview of the MIT purchasing process, including finding and selecting suppliers, documentation requirements for registering new suppliers or independent contractors, creating requisitions, and addressing when a contract is required. Class will cover using Buy-to-Pay (B2P) and other resources available to support purchasing goods and services for MIT.

10:45 AM-12:45 PM
NE49-3100 Grand Cayman Conference Room
Buying and Paying

Oct
23

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Oct
30

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Nov
06

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Nov
13

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Nov
20

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Nov
27

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Dec
04

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Dec
11

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying

Dec
18

Drop in for in-person assistance with tasks in the B2P system.

Please check in with VPF receptionist at NE49-3000 (third floor) for today's session.

10:00 AM-11:00 AM
NE49-3000
Buying and Paying