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OIG Education and Training

The Office of the Inspector General’s (OIG) Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) program provides a variety of trainings and classes on public procurement, effective contract administration, fraud prevention and more.

In response to COVID-19, MCPPO classes are online only. We remain committed to our mission to promote excellence in public procurement, sound governance and the protection of public resources. Our classes are open to individuals interested in learning about public procurement laws and best practices in the Commonwealth that aid in the prevention and detection of fraud, waste and abuse of public funds. See below for upcoming available classes and trainings by date.

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Upcoming Events

  • Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B 

    Monday, August 2, 2021 10 a.m. -
    Sunday, September 5, 2021 6 p.m.
    Monday, August 2, 2021 10 a.m. - Sunday, September 5, 2021 6 p.m.
    This 5-week self-paced class covers the statutes and procedures that apply to the acquisition and disposition of land and buildings by local governmental bodies.
  • How To Navigate an Investigation by an Oversight Agency (90-Minute Webinar) 

    Wednesday, August 4, 2021
    10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    Learn how a public agency or jurisdiction can navigate an investigation, compliance review or other scrutiny by a federal, state or local oversight agency to everyone’s benefit and satisfaction.
  • Promoting Procurement Diversity Using Chapter 30B (90-Minute Webinar) 

    Tuesday, August 10, 2021
    9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
    This webinar will review how local jurisdictions in Massachusetts can use Chapter 30B – the Uniform Procurement Act, to increase the participation in public procurement of women, minority, and veteran-owned, and other diverse businesses certified by the S
  • Contract Administration 

    Thursday, August 12, 2021
    8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
    This 1-day live online class will provide you with all the necessary tools to successfully and efficiently administer your jurisdiction’s contracts.

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