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NIGP-CPP and the CPPO and CPPB

NIGP-CPP Complements the CPPO and CPPB


The differences that distinguish the NIGP-CPP from the current CPPO and CPPB programs should guide potential candidates as they consider their pathway to attaining the NIGP certification. Understand the differences in exam content and learn more about the UPPCC Body of Knowledge Alignment.

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NIGP-CPP vs. CPPO/CPPB Exam Content

All three exams focus on public procurement’s technical aspects:

  • Sourcing
  • Negotiation
  • Contract Administration
  • Supply Management

However, the emphasis placed on these 4 PPBOK domains is different. These 4 domains make up:

25%
NIGP-CPP Exam
55%
CPPO Exam
72%
CPPB Exam

Half of the NIGP-CPP exam will covers three new focus areas:

10%
Strategy
14%
Business Principles and Operations
26%
Leadership