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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
  • School business officials and staff
  • Public works directors and staff
  • Housing authority officials
  • Superintendents
  • Architects and engineers performing public work
  • Auditors
  • Contracting officers
  • Department heads and staff

MCPPO current 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
September 12, 13, 14, 2018, Boston, MA
September 12, 13, 14, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
October 23, 24, 25, Boston, MA
October 23, 24, 25, Lowell, MA (videoconference)

Charter School Procurement
November 1, 2, 2018, Malden, MA

Supplies and Services Contracting
September 25, 26, 27, 2018, Boston, MA
September 25, 26, 27, 2018, Centerville, MA (videoconference)
November 27, 28, 29, 2018, Boston, MA
November 27, 28, 29, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)

Design and Construction Contracting
October 2, 3, 4, 2018, Boston, MA
October 2, 3, 4, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
December 4, 5, 6, 2018, Boston, MA
December 4, 5, 6, 2018, Lowell, MA (videoconference)

Recertification for MCPPO
October 10, 11, 2018, Boston, MA
October 10, 11, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
December 12, 13, 2018, Centerville, MA

Advanced Topics Update
November 6, 7, 2018, Boston, MA

Procurement Fraud
October 18, 2018, Hyannis, MA
November 14, 2018, Shrewsbury, MA

Story of a Building
October 29, 2018, Woodland Elementary School, Milford, MA

Drafting a Model IFB
Self-paced -- At your desk

Certification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
November 8, 9, 15, 16, 2018, Boston, MA

Recertification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
October 18, 2018, Boston, MA

Boards & Commissions

Invitations for Bids & Requests for Proposals

Construction Management at-Risk Under M.G.L. c. 149A

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

Contract Administration

Running a Successful Procurement Office

Advanced Topics: Clarifying Chapter 30B Terms, Misconceptions and Practices

Advanced Topics in Public Procurement for Housing Authorities and Other Jurisdictions

Additional Resources for MCPPO current schedule and locations

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