The NIGP-CPP certification is a must-have for anyone in 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. Promoting learner engagement by focusing on competencies associated with Strategy, Transformation & Vision, Social Responsibility, and Business Principles and Leadership—the NIGP-CPP Module B Prep course empowers students to assess their own strengths and weaknesses as they relate to the NIGP Public Procurement Competency Framework. Included within this course enrollment are several items designed to help you prepare for the NIGP-CPP Certification exam, including:
- NIGP-CPP Module B Prep Guide
- Student Workbook (Includes Course Notes, Job Aids, Practical Application Exercises, etc.)
- Practice Questions
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 Module B Prep Course covers the following competency statements:
- Choose and implement strategic improvements for the procurement function.
- Identify, evaluate, and implement social and environmentally sustainable procurement policies and other procurement priorities.
- Advise the entity on how to resolve procurement-related issues.
- Manage stakeholder expectations by communicating requirements, responsibilities, and outcomes.
- Create, lead, and provide holistic procurement program oversight.
- Identify opportunities for strategic contracting initiatives.
- Manage the issues distinct to international business.
- Ensure the efficiency and effectiveness of asset management, warehousing, and logistics programs.
- Recommend options to dispose of assets to maximize residual value.
- Create policies and procedures to support an ethical workplace.
- Create a culture and system to foster continuous improvement.
- Provide professional development opportunities for procurement professionals.
- Provide educational opportunities related to procurement best practices to non-procurement professionals.
- Engage stakeholders in development of entity key performance indicators to achieve change implementation.
- Communicate programs, policies, and procedures in support of entity’s continuous advancement.
- Develop criteria for evaluation of internal and external relationships and Procurement’s performance.
- Align procurement change with entity goals.
- Identify and address challenges and conflicts.
- Establish a continuous improvement plan.
- Identify how changes in global, national, and regional economies will affect operations.
- Develop and manage a thriving and resilient workplace.
- Obtain and manage budgetary resources to further Procurement’s goals.
- Develop and implement a communications plan to enhance the image of the procurement function.
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