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Business Processes Certificate (BPC) Program

The Business Processes Certificate (BPC) program is designed to help employees learn the ins and outs of various business functions and processes at Texas State. This program includes five individual tracks specific to unique University business functions. After a soft launch in early Spring 2020 we listened to participant feedback and migrated the training outline for these tracks into Canvas for an enhanced learner experience. Explore more about each track below and choose which track is best for you.

Who can participate? Full or part-time staff.

Why participate in this program? Gain valuable insight into various business procedures, applications, and policies that support our University. Enhance your professional knowledge and work effectiveness competencies!

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Certificate Tracks

The BPC program consists of five unique certification tracks. Explore below to learn about each track to help you choose the right track for you based on your role or area of interest. More details regarding course descriptions, availability, and points of contact are available in Canvas upon registration.

Please note: Getting Started with SAP Business Client is a prerequisite course for all tracks. Completion of any courses within your track within the last 365 days will count as credit toward your certificate.

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  • Who should register? This track is ideal for employees who need to be familiar with general University business functions and their processes. This certification is especially valuable for new employee Bobcats.

    Courses

    • Getting Started with SAP Business Client
    • SAP Chart of Accounts
    • SAP Report Fundamentals
    • Red Flag Alert Rules
    • Securing Confidential Data
    • Budgeting with Funds 101
  • Who should register? This track is tailored for employees who manage and reconcile budgets, travel expenses or salary-related actions for their organizations.

    Courses

    • SAP Budget Balance Reports
    • PCI Credit Card Compliance
    • E-IDT
    • How to Submit and e-NPO
    • Understanding Concur for Business Travel
    • How to Submit an Invoice
    • SAP Budget Related Reports
    • Salary Budgets
  • Who should register? This track is tailored for employees who regularly make purchases or manage purchasing for their organizations.

    Courses

    • TSUS Marketplace
    • SAP
    • P-Card Certification Online Course
    • PaymentWorks
    • Total Contract Manager
  • Who should register? This track is ideal for employees responsible for the administrative aspects of the hiring and timekeeping processes, as well as requesting personnel and organizational management changes.

    Courses

    • PeopleAdmin
    • I-9 and E-Verify Using HireRight
    • Understanding the Electronic PCR Process
    • Understanding Org Management in SAP
    • Time Administration
    • Salary Budgets
  • Who should register? This track is tailored for employees seeking to submit a research or grant proposal at Texas State. This track navigates learners through pre- & post-award processes and resources.

    Courses

    • Pre-Award Services Available to the University Community
    • Kuali Research Overview
    • Research Cash Advances and Payments
    • Post-Award Services Available to the University Community