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

B2P Online TrainingThe 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). 

Buying and Paying

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

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Buying and Paying

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.

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Buying and Paying

This course provides an introduction to requesting reimbursement via MIT's eRFP system.
Completion time: approximately 30 minutes.

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Buying and Paying

Jul
03

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

Jul
18

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

Jul
25

A presentation and question and answer session for members of MIT's administrative and finance communities. VPF colleagues will walk you through the following topics:

B2P Tips and Tricks

  • Following a quick overview of the B2P system, we'll take a closer look at the Recent Activity & Settings functions and Central Receiving
  • Learn how to create Views so you customize the information that's most relevant to you -- and share that information with others

Other B2P News:

10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Brain and Cognitive Sciences Building Singleton Auditorium (46-3002)
Buying and Paying

Sep
18

Co-hosted by MIT Institute Events

Time and Location TBA

Buying and Paying