The Business Services Department objectives are: (1) provide a centralized organizational purchasing function. The department works closely with other departments to determine capital needs as well as working to secure favorable pricing and terms on a variety of goods and services acquired by the Association. (2) Provide direct support to business application and system initiatives. Business Services works with other departments in the Business Division regarding application software selection, implementation as well as enhancements and upgrades to current business systems and processes. (3) Identify and develop key strategic vendor relationships. Business Services works with CTA’s suppliers in an effort to deliver a high level of value and
service for the Association at the right price. Additionally, Business Services works closely with the Accounting Department and the Controller’s Office to ensure proper controls and procedures are in place for certain business and financial transactions.
FUNCTIONAL BUSINESS SYSTEMS INTEGRATION AND IMPLEMENTATION 1.0
Provide concentrated resources for initiatives and programs inside the Business Division. Work with other organizational areas on cross-functional projects and programs.