Course List

  • This class is designed for employees who have been processing university business travel for less than 9 months. Topics covered: travel contracts, authorizations, reservation processes and services, reimbursements, per-diem calculations, exchange rates, cash advances and more.  Processing documents in EBS will be included.

    This class was formerly titled "MSU Travel 101" and "Travel Regulations and Reimbursement Processing"

  • Are you new to MSU and/or to a financial role? The intent of this session is to answer the question: Where do I start? You have a vast toolbox at your disposal. This session will identify all of the tools and provide a guide to your training resources.

  • This session provides key information about making payments to non-U.S. vendors and individuals. Topics will include how to identify non-resident aliens and foreign vendors, visas, payment types, professional services contracts, U.S. taxes on payments, tax treaties and processing disbursement vouchers for payment.

  • This class is specifically designed for those who have been processing university business travel for more than one year, or who desire more in depth knowledge regarding foreign travel reimbursements and more complicated travel scenarios.  Topics and exercises will include: Fly America Act procedures, travel regulation policies, foreign per diem calculations, foreign currency conversations, and complicated/unusual travel reimbursement processing.

  • Do you want to know how to handle requisitions and what happens when they get to Purchasing?  We’ll cover key processes to ensure your unit’s needs are met. Additional topics: bid requirements, contract review/approval process, international purchasing, subcontracting plan execution and reporting, and more.

  • As a new employee, this class is designed with you in mind. This presentation will include "getting started" at MSU, navigating the MSU Travel at State website and strategic contracts that provide benefits to you and your travelers.

  • This interactive session will provide you the opportunity to learn about key accounting concepts and how to apply them to the finance system, including: accounting basics, funds, sub-funds, object codes, workflow, internal controls, reporting basics and more.

    Note: This session was formerly titled “MSU Accounting in EBS” and “Accounting 101”. This session will serve as a prerequisite for future MSU Accounting training programs. All Fiscal Officers are strongly encouraged to attend.