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Accession Number PB2014-100316
Title Department of Veterans Affairs Review of Separately Priced Item Purchases for Training Conferences.
Publication Date Sep 2013
Media Count 26p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract VA reported spending approximately $15.5 million on three financial management training conferences in 2010 and 2011 using an interagency agreement (IA) with the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). Separately priced item (SPI) purchases have not been a focus of our prior reports, yet SPIs pose financial risks if oversight is inadequate. Of the $15.5 million VA reported spending on these conferences, about $6.7 million was spent on SPI purchases and related service fees. We conducted this review to assess VAs oversight of SPI purchases.
Keywords Audits
Conferences
Expenditures
Financial management
Financial risks
Purchases
Separately Priced Items(SPIs)
Service fees
Training
Vendors

 
Source Agency Department of Veterans Affairs
NTIS Subject Category 74 - Military Sciences
70B - Management Practice
92A - Job Training & Career Development
Corporate Author Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, DC. Office of Inspector General.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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