Fall 2020 CPPB and CPPO Exam Prep Courses

In the Fall of 2020, Procurement U will again offer CPPB and CPPO exam prep courses! These courses are designed as a self-study tool intended to assist any public procurement professional that is preparing to take the certification exams.

These web-based, instructor-led courses can be accessed through the Procurement U Learning Management System (LMS). Full course descriptions and additional information will be made available when registration opens.

Registration for the Fall 2020 prep courses will open on this page in early June, 2020.

Course Duration: August 10 - October 11
UPPCC 2020 Exam Schedule

All UPPCC certification examinations are administered via computer at a Prometric testing center. Examinations will be delivered daily, Monday thru Saturday at a time and location selected by the candidate. Fall examinations are administered during the last two full weeks in October. Spring examinations are administered during the first two full weeks in May. Please see exam schedule and associated deadlines below.

Application Deadlines& Exam Dates
Exam Dates: Apply By: Apply w/ late fee by: Approved Candidates Schedule exam by:
May 4-16, 2020 Feb 3 Feb 18 Apr 13
October 19-31, 2020 Jul 13 Jul 27 Aug 21




Exam Preparation Materials
  1. UPPCC Exam Checklists (Created by NASPO)   
  2. Alignment of the UPPCC Body of Knowledge and
    NASPO State & Local Government Procurement: A Practical Guide
    UPPCC Body of Knowledge/Practical Guide Alignment

These preparation materials were developed by NASPO members and staff through Procurement U, and provide information on the UPPCC certification process and test preparation materials to help you through the process. 

The UPPCC-NASPO Partnership

NASPO is proud to be one of the founding partners of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC), the widely recognized certifying entity for public procurement employees. For more than 35 years, NASPO has encouraged state procurement professionals to seek certification and actively supports UPPCC's mission. 
Promotion of the UPPCC and its partnership with NASPO is an important component of Procurement U. Certification allows public procurement professionals to demonstrate their abilities and commitment to furthering the profession. This aligns with Procurement U's mission to provide professional development resources to state procurement offices. Procurement U also assists individuals seeking certification or recertification by providing procurement education, exam preparation courses and additional resources.

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