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Ignition Guide to Designing a Procure-to-Pay (P2P) Process

Published: 28 February 2018

ID: G00385917

Analyst(s): Procurement Research Team


This guide includes documents that will help you develop P2P process objectives, build a business case for internal stakeholders, define goals and metrics for the involved functions, develop financial and compliance controls for the P2P process, and monitor P2P performance.

Table Of Contents



Before You Start

Common Pitfalls and Keys to Success

Step 1 of 4: Establish the Procure-to-Pay Process Fundamentals


Step 2 of 4: Define the Responsibilities for the Involved Functions


Step 3 of 4: Develop Process Controls and Documentation


Step 4 of 4: Track Procure-to-Pay Performance


Review Your Performance

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