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The vision of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is to be recognized as the pre-eminent certifying body for public procurement and to promote global recognition of the Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) designations.


The mission of the Council is to identify and continuously advance the professional standards that demonstrate competency in the public procurement profession.

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Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC)
2201 Cooperative Way, Suite 600 Herndon, VA 20171 
Phone: 1-800-884-6073 | Fax: 859-514-9166