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The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is an independent entity formed to govern and administer the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certification programs.

The CPPO and CPPB programs are the most highly regarded and well-respected certifications among procurement professionals and their employers in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 14,000 professionals primarily within the US and Canada, but in other nations around the globe.


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UPPCC WELCOMES CAPPO AS A UPPCC PARTNER

To formalize their commitment to work together to ensure the continued growth, development and global recognition of the Certified Public Procurement Officer® and Certified Professional Public Buyer® certification programs, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) and the California Association of Public Procurement Officials, Inc. (CAPPO).

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UPPCC WELCOMES THE PROCUREMENT OFFICE AS A UPPCC PARTNER

To formalize their commitment to work together to ensure the continued growth, development and global recognition of the Certified Public Procurement Officer® and Certified Professional Public Buyer® certification programs, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been signed between Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) and The Procurement Office (TPO).

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A Statement from UPPCC

On behalf of UPPCC and its Board of Directors, we are sending this message in response to the recent public announcements made by NASPO and NIGP. 

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UPPCC is providing this information strictly as a resource and courtesy to certification candidates. Prep Courses provide one of many options for candidates who are preparing for testing. UPPCC does not require or endorse any particular educational product or provider, nor does taking prep courses guarantee successful performance on the actual examination.