This page contains valuable resources from Ascend events and activities held across campus. The Ascend team will update this page regularly to chronicle presentations and videos from Town Halls, webinars, demos and more.
Ascend 101: Introduction to Ascend (August 2018 - March 2019)
Ascend 101: Introduction to Ascend, examines the Ascend Project's goals, timeline, leadership and implementation process. Anyone who is involved in financial transactions and/or budgeting at UCLA will be impacted by Ascend, so this video is a crucial overview to view and share with colleagues.
Additional Campus Presentations
Strategic Sourcing Trade Fair - March 7, 2019
The Ascend Project exhibited as the featured partner at the Strategic Sourcing Trade Fair, held in the Ackerman Grand Ballroom on Thursday, March 7, 2019. In an adjacent room at the trade fair, the Ascend team hosted demo sessions, which gave attendees a glimpse into the Oracle Cloud technology that will replace UCLA’s financial systems. Attendees got to see the new purchasing system, which will replace BruinBuy, and the new reimbursement system, Concur, which will replace UCLA Express.
Demo: Creating Requisitions in Oracle Cloud
This video demonstrates the process of creating a requisition in Oracle Cloud's Procure-to-Pay module. To view this video, you must sign-in using a valid UCLA Logon ID and password. (MEDNET users: Please refer to these instructions when trying to access Ascend content on Box. Contact [email protected] if you encounter any problems.)
Host: Matt Petersen
Demo: Expense Reimbursements in Concur
This video demonstrates the process of submitting expense reimbursement requests in Concur. (MEDNET users: Please refer to these instructions when trying to access Ascend content on Box. Contact [email protected] if you encounter any problems.)
Host: Jesse Keech