SAMS Modernization

SAMS MOD Project Updates

SAMS Training

To help prepare SAMS users for the transition to the new system we have provided you with all the training knowledge that you will need to help prepare yourself. Review the training processes to identify your correct user type and courses needed to fully complete your SAMS training.

Our Training Process

SAMS Courses

SAMS Getting Started Course

This course introduces the basic components of the Modernized SAMS application, including a review of Business Roles, logging in, the Home Page Navigation, QuickLinks, Widgets, User Profile, the Primary Navigation Menu, and the Home Page Footer.

Note* - This course is a required pre-reqisite for all SAMS Courses and users.

Course Training Video: SAMS Getting Started Navigational Course

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SAMS Search & Inquiry Training

The SAMS Search and Inquiry training will be reviewing some of the basic look up and search features that are offered in the Modernized SAMS application.

Topics covered:

  • Vendor search
  • Vendor Certification
  • Contracts Lookup
  • Appropriations lookup
  • Look up a warrant

& many more helpful searches!

Course Training Video: Search & Inquiry Training Video

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SAMS Modernization Training & Resources

Here you can find information and links for training available from the Comptroller's Office, as well as resources and forms related to the SAMS Modernization project. All training material is located in the Comptroller's Learning Management System (LMS).

Please note that in order to access the online trainings you must be an employee with the State of Illinois. If you are not a registered employee, you will be unable to login and view the trainings.

Training Portal

Training Login

To view SAMS training courses and access other training materials login to the Comptroller’s Learning Management System (LMS).


The Comptroller’s Office uses a Learning Management System that houses all training documents, videos, and course material. If you have a log in, please click the link provided under the Training Portal section to go to the LMS system.

If you are not a registered user and do not have a log in, please contact and request access. Please note you must be an employee with the State of Illinois or be a SAMS user in order to gain access to the trainings.

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