Agency Procurement Tools

State agencies purchase supplies and services each year. These purchases are governed by statutes, administrative rules, executive orders, policies, and directives. This page provides resources to assist agencies with making purchases in compliance with Ohio's statutes and rules.

Procurement Process Walkthrough

The following documents have been developed to assist front line agency staff in reducing risk and increasing compliance associated with state procurement. Through its completion, staff will be able to document compliance and that State of Ohio procurement mandates have been satisfied.


A high level procurement training course has been developed that overviews the laws, policies, and processes that govern how the State of Ohio fulfills its procurement needs.

State employees with purchasing responsibilities are strongly encouraged to take the course, as are any new employees who may be responsible for any portion of the procure-to-pay process.

The course can be accessed by logging into and following the navigation path:
Career Resources > All Learning (ELM) > Search ELM Catalog > Enter keyword: DAS-PR-101

Written Contracts Toolkit

Reference Materials