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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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Announcements

UPPCC WELCOMES FAPPO AS A UPPCC PARTNER

Lexington, KY – December 5th, 2022 - 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 Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials, Inc. (FAPPO).

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UPPCC ANNOUNCES NEW RECIPIENTS OF THE CPPO AND CPPB – FALL 2022

Lexington, KY – November 1, 2022 - The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is pleased to announce and congratulate the 145 individuals who have successfully completed the Fall 2022 certification examinations. To date, the UPPCC has certified 14,522 professionals in 8 countries, 10 provinces and territories in Canada, and in 53 of the states and territories of the United States.

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UPPCC WELCOMES TxPPA AS A UPPCC PARTNER

Lexington, KY – July 20, 2022 - 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 Texas Public Purchasing Association (TxPPA).

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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 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.