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PRISM Training

On-Demand and Instructor-Led Training

Training Course Descriptions

Several courses are held online only. These courses can be completed at your desk, at your convenience. Once you have successfully registered for a course, you will receive confirmation and instructions on how to access the webinar or module.

What training should I take?

PRISM Courses

PRISM General Ledger

Prerequisites: None

Type: Instructor lead, Online Training

Duration: 2 hours

Description: Attend this class if you will be entering journals, performing online inquiries on accounts, or running reports.

You can find the course and the available sessions in the Catalog, on https://pitt.talentlms.com


PRISM P-Card Redistribution

Prerequisites: None

Type: Instructor lead, Online Training

Duration: 2 hours

Description: Attend this class if you will be reviewing and redistributing P-card charges.

You can find the course and the available sessions in the Catalog, on https://pitt.talentlms.com

PantherExpress Courses

PantherExpress Shopper

Type: On-Demand Training

Duration: 2 hours

Description: In This online training if you will be creating shopping carts with contracted suppliers, but will not be entering charge account information, or approving orders yourself.

Submit your User Access Form to the PantherExpress team, and you will be registered for the training. You can find more information on the Purchase, Pay & Travel website.


PantherExpress Department Buyer

Prerequisites: None

Type: On-Demand Training

Duration: 3 hours

Description: Attend this class if you will be creating shopping carts and entering charge account information, might have a $500 or $5000 level of approval authority, and have access to standard forms for non-catalog buying.

Submit your User Access Form to the PantherExpress team, and you will be registered for the training. You can find more information on the Purchase, Pay & Travel website.


PantherExpress Approver

Prerequisites: None

Type: On-Demand Training

Duration: 30 minutes

Description: Complete this online training if you will be approving shoppers’ or buyers’ requisitions.

Submit your User Access Form to the PantherExpress team, and you will be registered for the training. You can find more information on the Purchase, Pay & Travel website.


PantherExpress Specialty Forms

Prerequisites: None

Type: On-Demand Training

Duration: 1.5 hours

Description: Complete this online training if you will be submitting payment requests for services agreements, events, dues and memberships, and other payment types.

Submit your User Access Form to the PantherExpress team, and you will be registered for the training. You can find more information on the Purchase, Pay & Travel website.

P-Card Courses

P-Card: New Holder

Prerequisites: None

Type: Pre-Recorded Online Training

Duration: 30 minutes

Description: Receiving a P-card

Special Registration Instructions: Once a P-card application is submitted, you will be signed up for training automatically. You can find the course and the available sessions in the Catalog, on https://pitt.talentlms.com.


P-Card: Purchasing Software

Prerequisites: None

Type: Pre-Recorded Online Training

Duration: 30 minutes

Description: Complete this online training if you are requesting that your P-card be opened for software purchases. You can find the course and the available sessions in the Catalog, on https://pitt.talentlms.com.

Travel Card Courses

Travel Card: New Card Holder

Prerequisites: None

Type: Pre-recorded Online Training

Duration: 30 minutes

Description: Complete this online training if you are applying for a University Travel Card. This course covers Travel Card policies and procedures. Once a Travel card application is submitted, you will be signed up for training automatically. You can find the course and the available sessions in the Catalog, on https://pitt.talentlms.com.

Self-Guided Training

Self-guided training is available in the form of training manuals and training demos that are available to you at any time. 

Training Manuals

General Ledger

General Ledger training content includes information on online journal entries, viewing account information, and running reports.

 

P-Card

P-Card training content includes information on the rules and responsibilities of being a new P-card holder. The P-card Redistribution manuals explain how to log planned P-card purchases, view P-card transactions, include airfare, and if necessary, redistribute charges from the default P-card account.

 

Performance Management

Performance Management Supervisor Guide

 

Demonstration Videos

Budget Modification Request for Operating Accounts (BMR)

P-card

Performance Management

Employee
Supervisor

Travel & Expense Management

Various training video options are maintained on the PantherExpress Travel & Expense Management website including:

  • Anthony Travel Demos run approximately 6-14 minutes and provide walkthrough guidance on the following topics: overview, profile setup, and booking.
  • Concur Training Webinars run approximately 25-45 minutes and cover the following topics: getting started, expenses, and approver training.
  • Quick Start Videos run approximately 2-4 minutes and cover immediate questions on the following topics: designating a delegate, working as a delegate, expensing using per diem, expensing group business meals, setting up groups for business meals, expensing lodging, and expensing personal car mileage.

For a complete list of Travel and Expense videos, visit the Concur for Travel & Expense Management section on the Purchase, Pay & Travel site's System Access & Training page.