The NIGP-CPP certification is a must-have for anyone is public sector procurement. The NIGP-CPP certification is designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and designate public procurement professionals who demonstrate the competencies essential to succeed in the public sector. NIGPs NIGP-CPP Prep course promotes learner engagement in the seven focus areas of the Public Procurement Competency Framework—including Strategy, Policy & Legislation, Planning & Analysis, Sourcing & Solicitation, Contract Administration, Leadership, and Business Principles.
Included within this course enrollment are several items designed to help you prepare for the NIGP-CPP Certification exam, including:
- NIGP-CPP Prep Guide
- Instructor-led Course
- Student Workbook (Includes Job Aids, Handouts, Practical Application Exercises, etc.)
- NIGP-CPP Prep Study Tips
Candidates of this course should enroll a minimum of six months prior to the selected test date in order to provide sufficient time for independent reflection and additional study. Please note that participation in this course does not guarantee success on the examination.
The NIGP-CPP Bridge prep course is targeted to individuals who are preparing to sit for the NIGP-CPP Bridge Exam and meet or exceed the following professional demographics:
Current CPPO or CPPB or lapsed with one year of the expiration date of certification
Mid-level public procurement and central warehouse professionals who serve as senior buyers, managers, directors, or equivalent functions within their respective entities.
Non-procurement managers and supervisors who either provide procurement functions that support entity programs under delegated authority, or who already have a good understanding of basic procurement principles but wish to get more in-depth, hands-on training.
Professionals who are employed by local governing entities and special authorities (such as K-12 and higher education, publicly owned utilities, transportation providers, and other publicly funded or created entities) who either serve within or manage the procurement function.
Supplier managers and supervisors seeking to understand the public procurement function from a more in-depth holistic level, including the policies, standards, and procedures by which public entities must function.
This course is designed as an exercise-based learning experience and is tied to NIGP’s Public Procurement Competency Framework. Upon completion of the course requirements, learners will have demonstrated the successful foundational knowledge, skills, and abilities in alignment with the NIGP Public Procurement Competency Framework.