The following video outlines important controls that should be practiced by any employee that handles contracts. It is intended to educate employees on the proper procurement methods and what not to do when purchasing on a contract. Also, see related control points, policies, and articles that show the importance of implementing these controls.
Contract purchases should only be made from approved vendors and never from friends or relatives.
Performance should always be verified before an invoice is approved for payment.
Gifts of any kind should never be accepted from a vendor, regardless of the circumstances.
Vendors should be selected using a competitive bidding process and bribes should never be accepted.