UPPCC Announces Newest Designees - October 2010 Class
UPPCC Announces Newest Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) & Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Designees
January 10, 2011 - The Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) is pleased to announce that 187 individuals successfully completed the fall 2010 UPPCC certification examinations administered October 18-30, 2011. The coveted Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) and Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) credentials, recognized throughout the public procurement profession, demonstrate an individual's comprehensive knowledge of public procurement.
Of these 187 newly certified individuals, a total of 125 earned the CPPB certification while 62 earned the CPPO certification. This newest class of professionals brings the total number certified for CPPB and CPPO to 8,482 and 1,953 respectively.
Obtaining either UPPCC certification requires the candidate to demonstrate through an application process, that they meet specific requisites; including formal education, procurement related coursework/training and public procurement employment experience. A comprehensive written examination (specific to each certification) is required to confirm the candidate's mastery of a variety of public procurement concepts found in the UPPCC Body of Knowledge. The next examinations for both CPPO and CPPB are scheduled for May 2-14, 2011. The application deadline for this specific exam opportunity is January 31, 2011 (late deadline February 14, 2011). For more information on the CPPO and CPPB certification programs, please visit the UPPCC Website.
To view a complete list of all newly certified individuals from the October 2010 exams, access one of the following Adobe Acrobat PDF files. If you do not have Adobe Acrobat Reader software installed on your PC, you will need to visit www.adobe.com to download the software prior to opening the following documents:
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 highly regarded and respected among procurement professionals and employers involved in the public sector. To date, the UPPCC has certified well over 10,000 professionals primarily within the US and Canada as well as in other nations around the globe.