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.

MCPPO classes are mostly online and include both live and self-paced virtual trainings. 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.

Upcoming Events

  • Winter-Related Procurement (Webinar) 

    August 24, 2022,10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    This 90-minute webinar will discuss how best to obtain supplies and services to handle whatever challenges winter brings.
  • Public Contracting Overview - Online Class 

    September 13, 14, 15, 2022, 8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    This 3-day course will provide an overview of the legal requirements for public contracting by local governmental entities, districts and authorities.

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