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Third Edition Purchasing Card Essentials: The NAPCP’s Guide to Establishing and Managing a Program

"Purchasing Card Essentials will be a valuable resource whether you are new to the industry, getting a P-Card program started for your organization, or revamping an existing program. I’ve always appreciated the wealth of resources offered by the NAPCP, but a manual like this—with so much material in one place—would have saved me a lot of heartache, blood, sweat and tears…"

Linda Todd, CPCP
P-Card Administrator
Battelle


Note: The third edition, released in October 2017, further updates the U.S.
regulatory information; other content remains the same as version 2.1 (2012).


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  • Click here to order the third edition of Purchasing Card Essentials! Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.
  • Need more information before ordering? Read a description of the guide and review the list of chapters below. For a complete Table of Contents, click here.

Description of Guide
Purchasing Card Essentials: The NAPCP’s Guide to Establishing and Managing a Program (2017 edition), is available to NAPCP members and non-members ($199, NAPCP members; $259, non-members):

  • With 170 pages of content, including graphs, instructions and examples, Essentials supports your organization's implementation and program management processes every step of the way.
  • Add this manual to your library of learning and reference tools and you’ve got one-stop guidance—especially helpful for new employees added to the P-Card program management team.
  • Pursuing the CPCP credential? Consider this guide as a comprehensive source for study purposes.

Table of Contents
(For a complete Table of Contents, click here.)

Chapter 1: Introduction to Purchasing Cards and Other Commercial Card Products
Chapter 2: The Value Proposition: P-Cards and Electronic Payables
Chapter 3: Researching the Opportunities and Business Case
Chapter 4: Developing a Program Model
Chapter 5: The Request for Proposal Process for Issuer Selection
Chapter 6: Program Implementation
Chapter 7: Program Administration, Management and Support
Chapter 8: Policies and Procedures
Chapter 9: Controls and Auditing
Chapter 10: Communications and Training
Chapter 11: Partnering with Suppliers
Chapter 12: Program Optimization and Expansion

Glossary

Index

 

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