Presentation on theme: "Changes to the UPPCC Certification Process Matt Dobecka, CPPB Collin County."— Presentation transcript:
Changes to the UPPCC Certification Process Matt Dobecka, CPPB Collin County
Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) Supervisors of buyers OR Managers of public procurement function First certification issued in 1964 Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) Perform public purchasing functions (buyers) Non-managerial or supervisory First certificate (PPB certificate program) issued in 1979 First CPPB certification issued in 1991
CPPO Eligibility Schedules – thru 2013 A: CPPB Certified 144 hours; 8 years total experience; 6 years public; 3 years supervisory/management function B: Bachelor’s Degree 48 hours; 3 years total experience; 2 years public; 2 years supervisory/management function C: Master’s or Doctorate Degree 24 hours; 3 years total experience; 2 years public; 2 years supervisory/management function
CPPB Eligibility Schedules – thru 2013 A: High School/GED 96 hours; 5 years total exp; 3 years public B: Associate’s Degree 96 hours; 4 years total exp; 3 years public C: Bachelor’s Degree 48 hours; 2 years public exp D: Master’s or Doctorate 24 hours; 2 years public exp
New Eligibility Requirements Degree Required College Level Coursework Preferred Coursework, Training & Experience completed within 10 years of application New “instructor-led” requirement for all training
CPPO Eligibility – effective 1/1/2014 Bachelor’s Degree 3 credit hours of public procurement coursework or 6 credit hours of procurement-related coursework AND 72 contact hours procurement training,or 174 contact hours of procurement training 5 years of public procurement experience; 3 years of which are management/supervisory
CPPB Eligibility – effective 1/1/2014 Associate’s Degree 3 credit hours of public procurement coursework or 6 credit hours of procurement-related coursework AND 56 contact hours procurement training, or 158 contact hours of procurement training 3 years of public procurement experience
Window of Opportunity… Apply by December 31, 2013 – application will be considered under CURRENT eligibility requirements Apply January 1, 2014 or after – application will be considered under NEW eligibility requirements KEEP YOUR CPPO/CPPB CURRENT - DO NOT LET YOUR CERTIFICATION EXPIRE!!! – you may not be able to earn it back…
Questions? Your Certification Resource: uppcc.org More information regarding: Eligibility Requirements, Application Process, Program Enhancements, Body of Knowledge, Study Resources, etc.
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