CPPB Online Prep 011221

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Ms. Joy M. Kerkhoff, CPPO
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    In an effort to prepare candidates for the computer based written CPPB exam containing 190 questions, this course provides a review that addresses key information on topics identified in the 2013 UPPCC Body of Knowledge. Considered as a tool to help the student in assessing their own strengths and weaknesses as they relate to the subject matter, this course is only a part of the candidates overall study plan for preparation. Candidates authorized to test should enroll in the course well in advance of the selected test date. Participation in this class does not guarantee success on the examination. 


    On a weekly basis, learners will be required to:

    1. Complete reading assignments from the textbook
    2. Complete self-assessments that cover the 6 Domains of the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) Body of Knowledge
    3. Attend a 2-hour online live session (attendance is required at each live content session) 

    January 12             2:00 - 3:00 PM (Eastern)(Orientation) 
    January 19             2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern)

    January 26             2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern) 
    February 2             2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern) 
    February 9             2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern) 
    February 16           2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern)     
    February 23           2:00 - 4:00 PM (Eastern)

    Course participants will receive a non-printable eBook version of the text.  Hardcover textbooks are available to registrants at a 40% discount through the NIGP online bookstore. The course confirmation email will contain the discount code needed to apply toward the purchase of the hardcover text. The NIGP Dictionary text will also be available for at the time of registration and is another useful resource. 

    If you wish to take the face-to-face CPPB Prep course instead, please view the course catalog. The content and final exam is the same for both course types. Successful completion of the online course will earn 24 contact hours for the learner. NIGP will not issue partial contact hours.

    Technical Requirements


    National Member 

    Pay only $395


    Pay only $495


    Registration is limited and will be accepted on a first come - first served basis. Early registration is encouraged. 

    This class requires a 10 person minimum enrollment.

    Register online with credit card by clicking the register button below.

    Register by fax (Download print and fax form)

    REGISTRATION AND PAYMENTS MUST BE RECEIVED BY July 6, 2020 unless course is full before this time.

    Methods of Payment Accepted:

    Check (make checks payable to “NIGP”) and Credit Cards (Master Card, Visa, and American Express).

    If paying by check, please make check payable to NIGP and send payment to:

    NIGP, Attn: Customer Care
    2411 Dulles Corner Park, Suite 350
    Herndon, VA 20171


  • If you cannot attend an online class, you may register someone else in your place up to the start date of the course. There will be no other transfers allowed. If this is not an option for you, cancellations must be received in writing no later than three days before the posted start date of the course. Registrants who choose to cancel shall retain the eBook and will be refunded the registration fee minus $150. Please note, that if you don’t cancel or you don’t do not participate during the first week after the start of class, you will be dropped from the course and are not eligible for a refund.

    or questions, please contact us at registrationinfo@nigp.org

  • CPPB Online Prep
    Type: ONLINE

    CPPB Online Prep 011221...

  • Participation in NIGP’s Online Prep Course will help you prepare to sit for the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) examination for the Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO). This Online Prep Course focuses your study on the six areas of content (domains) within the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) Body of Knowledge upon which the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) examinations are built.

    The Prep is a review course cannot take the place of procurement courses and years of procurement experience. Taking this course will not guarantee a pass rate on the final exam. The Prep Course will help you understand your areas of content strengths and weaknesses, assist in guiding study activity, and provide self-directed study questions and information.

    NIGP Educational products are independent of Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) Certification. Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC) certification is governed by the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council.