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MCPPO schedule and seminars

The OIG offers 16 MCPPO courses. 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.

MCPPO CALENDAR

The MCPPO program has courses 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 schedule and locations

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

Public Contracting Overview Seminar
February 14, 15, 16, 2018, Boston, MA
March 26, 27, 28, 2018, Boston, MA
March 26, 27, 28, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
April 23, 24, 25, 2018, COMM Fire District, Centerville, MA
June 5, 6, 7, 2018, Boston, MA

Supplies and Services Contracting Seminar
March 14, 15, 16, 2018, Boston, MA
March 14, 15, 16, 2018, UMass Lowell (videoconference)
May 2, 3, 4, 2018, Boston, MA
May 2, 3, 4, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
June 13, 14, 15, 2018, Boston, MA

Design and Construction Contracting Seminar
February 6, 7, 8, 2018, UMass Lowell
April 11, 12, 13, 2018, Boston, MA
April 11, 12, 13, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
May 14, 15, 16, 2018, COMM Fire District, Centerville, MA
June 19, 20, 21, 2018, Boston, MA

MCPPO Recertification
March 29, 30, 2018, Boston, MA
May 7, 8, 2018, Boston, MA
June 4, 5, 2018, Springfield, MA
June 11, 12, 2018, North Attleborough, MA

Construction Management at-Risk Under M.G.L. c. 149A
April 3, 2018, Boston, MA

Contract Administration
April 18, 2018, Boston, MA

Advanced Topics Update
April 26, 27, 2018, Boston, MA

Procurement Fraud
April 30, 2018, Boston, MA
April 30, 2018, Huntington, MA (videoconference)

Story of a Building Seminar
May 1, 2018, Walpole, MA

Boards & Commissions
May 21, 2018, Springfield, MA

Advanced Topics in Public Procurement for Housing Authorities and Other Jurisdictions Registration Form
May 23, 2018, Falmouth, MA

Running a Successful Procurement Office
May 30, 31, 2018, Boston, MA

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

Certification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
February 28, March 1, 7, 8, 2018, Boston, MA
May 17, 18, 24, 25, 2018, Boston, MA

Recertification for School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers
March 6, 2018, Boston, MA
May 23, 2018, Boston, MA



Charter School Procurement Seminar
Invitations for Bids & Requests for Proposals    
Real Property Transactions

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