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MCPPO schedule and classes

The OIG offers 18 MCPPO classes. In addition to teaching participants about procurement, contracting and ethics laws, the program provides practical recommendations to assist public officials in implementing best practices in their own jurisdictions.

LINK TO MCPPO MONTHLY CALENDAR VIEW

The MCPPO program has classes that will benefit a wide range of public officials, including anyone with responsibility for public procurement, contracting for public works and building projects, contract management or oversight, or auditing in Massachusetts, such as:

-Procurement officials and staff
-Superintendents, school business officials and staff
-Public works directors and staff
-Housing authority officials
-Architects and engineers performing public work
-Auditors
-Department heads, contracting officers and staff

Current class schedule and locations

Most MCPPO classes take place in Boston. However, for those with travel or personnel constraints, the OIG also offers videoconferencing and off-site classes.

Public Contracting Overview
March 27, 28, 29, 2019, Boston, MA
March 27, 28, 29, 2019, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
March 27, 28, 29, 2019, Haverhill, MA (videoconference)
May 8, 9, 10, 2019, Boston, MA

Charter School Procurement
May 2, 3, 2019, Hudson, MA

Supplies and Services Contracting
February 26, 27, 28, 2019, Boston, MA
February 26, 27, 28, 2019, Lowell, MA (videoconference)
April 9, 10, 11, 2019, Boston, MA
April 9, 10, 11, 2019, Huntington, MA (videoconference)

Design and Construction Contracting
February 5, 6, 7, 2019, Boston, MA
May 28, 29, 30, 2019, Boston, MA
May 28, 29, 30, 2019, Haverhill, MA (videoconference)

Recertification for MCPPO
March 20, 21, 2019, Lowell, MA
May 14, 15, 2019, Falmouth, MA

Construction Management at-Risk Under M.G.L. c. 149A
February 14, 2019, Boston, MA

Story of a Building: Stoughton Public Library
March 12, 2019, Stoughton, MA

Advanced Topics: Chapter 30B Terms, Misconceptions and Practices
March 25, 2019, Worcester, MA

Invitations for Bids & Requests for Proposals
April 30, 2019, Boston, MA

Story of a Building: Auburn Middle School     NEW
May 1, 2019, Auburn, MA

Advanced Topics Update-Spring
May 16, 17, 2019, Boston, MA

Certification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
March 6, 7, 14, 15, 2019, Boston, MA
June 5, 6, 12, 13, 2019, Boston, MA

Recertification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
March 21, 2019, Boston, MA
June 14, 2019, Boston, MA

Procurement Fraud

Boards & Commissions

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

Contract Administration

Running a Successful Procurement Office

Advanced Topics in Public Procurement for Housing Authorities and Other Jurisdictions

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