Certification

Spring 2020 CPPB and CPPO Exam Prep Courses

In the spring 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, including a detailed syllabus and schedule are available on the course page by clicking the links below.

Registration is currently open and will close July 27, or once all spots are filled.

Course Duration: August 10 – October 11

Learn more and register for the CPPB prep course here!

Learn more and register for the CPPO prep course here!

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.

Contact Us:
For more information contact us at [email protected]

The UPPCC 2019 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, 2020February 3February 18April 13
October 19-31, 2020July 13July 27August 21

Exam Preparation Materials

  1. UPPCC Exam Checklists (Created by NASPO)
    Checklist
  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.

Considering the CPPO or CPPB?

Online Classes

The Procurement U Learning Management System (LMS) is your gateway to registration, access to Procurement U resources and study groups. New to Procurement U? Get registered today!

UPPCC Information

Procurement U Online Training

NASPO’s Procurement U is the premier platform for online learning and education for all public procurement professionals. Designed with you in mind, Procurement U offers online professional development opportunities, training, resources, publications and more that are specifically tailored to meet the needs of public procurement officials and staff.

Check out the course catalog and create a free account to start your journey today!

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