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Recertification for MCPPO

This 2-day class is for everyone who wants to retain his or her MCPPO designation.

The class will focus on public purchasing principles, best practices, and developing and administering effective contracts. The class will include a review of the designer selection laws, construction bid laws and Chapter 30B. Also, instructors will present updates on other procurement-related laws and discuss relevant cases. The Recertification for MCPPO class concludes with a written examination.

Class dates:
September 24-25, 2019, Boston, MA
September 24-25, 2019, Huntington, MA (videoconference)
September 24-25, 2019, Lowell, MA (videoconference)
November 14-15, 2019, Springfield, MA

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Boston: Office of the Inspector General, One Ashburton Pl., Room 1306, Boston, MA 02108
Huntington: Gateway Regional School District, 12 Littleville Rd., Huntington, MA  01050
Lowell: UMass Lowell, Recreation Center, 322 Aiken Street, Room 111, Lowell, MA 01854
Springfield: Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, 60 Congress St., Springfield, MA 01104




  • Public purchasing principles
  • Designer selection law
  • Construction bid laws
  • Chapter 30B review and updates
  • Evaluation of bidder responsibility
  • Effective contract administration
  • Effective contract drafting
  • Case studies

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