Get trained to avoid fraud, fines and bad vendor data

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3 Step Vendor Setup & Maintenance process Workshop -  Specialist certificate     

  • Live Dates:  2nd Wednesday of Every Month
  • Time:  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm ET
  • On-Demand Access:  Within 24 Hours
  • Trainer: Debra R Richardson, MBA, APPM, APM, CPRS

What You will Learn

Earn your Vendor Process Specialist Certificate!  A foundation for vendor setup and maintenance processes that can help reduce the potential for fraud, regulatory fines, and bad vendor data. The focus is comprehensive, including onboarding new vendors, changes for existing vendors, collection of vendor banking and other sensitive data, and tips to keep a clean vendor master file. Join this virtual and interactive session where you can unmute and ask your questions and fully participate in this training.  Scroll down for agenda. 

Techniques and strategies work, whether you have no clearly defined process, a paper/electronic form, or a vendor self-registration portal.

Can't attend live? On-Demand recording will be available within 24 hours of next scheduled workshop. 

Vendor Process Specialist Certificate   
Exam Required:  24 Questions / 80% to Pass  

  • 5 Authentication Techniques
  • 27 Internal Controls
  • 17 Best Practices
  • 15 Vendor Validations / 26+ Resources
  • 8 Step Vendor Master File Clean-Up Process
  • Download: Authentication Reference - TEMPLATE
  • Download: Vendor Validation Reference List - TEMPLATE
  • Download:  PDF of the Presentation
  • Download:  3 Step Vendor Setup & Maintenance Process eGuide

training session contents


Debra R Richardson, MBA, APPM, APM, CPRS

As a previous AP Sr. Manager over Global Vendor Setup & Maintenance, Debra found it difficult to find vendor process training to avoid fraud, fines, and bad vendor data. She now creates that content.

With over 20 years at Fortune 500 companies including Verizon, General Motors, and Aramark, she can provide you and your team with training on authentication techniques, internal controls, and best practices in the vendor setup and maintenance process.