MCPPO Electronic Registration and Payment Options-All Classes

Please register for one class at a time. If you wish to take more than one class, please submit another form. Thank you.

I have read and agree to MCPPO policies*
Payment Options: Choose One*
Use this form to pay online; use the MCPPO Spring 2022 Registration Form to pay by check

IE/ITA MCPPO Registration Form

If you are a state employee eligible to use the IE/ITA process, please complete the interdepartmental encumbrance (IE) form to register for a Massachusetts Certified Public Purchasing Official (MCPPO) class.

If you are not part of a state agency, then you may use this form to register for the MCPPO class(es) or training(s) that interest you. You may also register for all of our classes by mail. Visit our classes and trainings schedule page for more information.

If you have any MCPPO-related questions, then please contact the MCPPO program at MA-IGO-Training@mass.gov.

MCPPO 2022 - 2023 online class categories: Choose One*

MCPPO Designation Application (First Time or Renewal) 

If you have completed the MCPPO Designation requirements and need to apply for the MCPPO designation or renew, then please submit your application online, then pay the processing fee online via our payment portal. We accept credit cards (Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express add a 2.79% transaction fee) and electronic checks ($0.35 fee).

Thank you, 

The MCPPO program 

MCPPO Designation and Renewal Classes

MCPPO Designation Core Classes
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes August 30, 2022
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes September 27, 2022
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes October 18, 2022
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes November 22, 2022
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes January 24, 2023
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes February 21, 2023
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes March 21, 2023
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes April 18, 2023
Public Contracting Overview ($595)
Registration closes May 23, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

The blended classes are two-part classes. You must complete both the self-paced class and the one-day live webinar to obtain credit. You will automatically be registered for both parts when you sign up for a blended class. 

Design and Construction Contracting (Blended) Self-Paced 5-week class and a 1-day class - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes October 11, 2022
Design and Construction Contracting (Blended) Self-Paced 5-week class and a 1-day class - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes December 27, 2022
Design and Construction Contracting (Blended) Self-Paced 5-week class and a 1-day class - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes January 30, 2023
Design and Construction Contracting (Blended) Self-Paced 5-week class and a 1-day class - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes March 6, 2023
Design and Construction Contracting (Blended) Self-Paced 5-week class and a 1-day class - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes April 10, 2023
Design and Construction Contracting - (PCO recommended) ($695)
Registration closes November 16, 2022
$
Online payment convenience fees not included
Supplies and Services Contracting Self-Paced 5-week class - (PCO recommended) ($595)
Registration closes September 6, 2022
Supplies and Services Contracting Self-Paced 5-week class - (PCO recommended) ($595)
Registration closes November 14, 2022
Supplies and Services Contracting Self-Paced 5-week class - (PCO recommended) ($595)
Registration closes January 30, 2023
Supplies and Services Contracting Self-Paced 5-week class - (PCO recommended) ($595)
Registration closes April 10, 2023
Supplies and Services Contracting Self-Paced 5-week class - (PCO recommended) ($595)
Registration closes May 22, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

Do you have a valid MCPPO designation? If you are unsure, please contact MA-IGO-Training@mass.gov. Do not pay online unless you are sure because the convenience fees are non-refundable.

MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes September 6, 2022
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes October 3, 2022
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes October 31, 2022
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes January 17, 2023
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes March 6, 2023
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes April 17, 2023
MCPPO Designation Renewal (Blended) Self-Paced 3-week class and a 1-day class ($495)
Registration closes May 8, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

Certification and Recertification Classes

Certification and Recertification Classes
School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Certification ($1,350)
Registration closes October 5, 2022
School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Certification ($1,350)
Registration closes February 28, 2023
School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Certification ($1,350)
Registration closes April 26, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

Do you have a valid School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Certification? If you are unsure, please contact MA-IGO-Training@mass.gov.  Do not pay online unless you are sure because the convenience fees are non-refundable.

School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Recertification ($550)
Registration closes October 11, 2022
School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Recertification ($550)
Registration closes March 7, 2023
School Project Designers and Owner's Project Managers Recertification ($550)
Registration closes April 25, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included
Charter School Procurement ($400)
Registration closes May 10, 2023
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

MCPPO Electives

All MCPPO electives are listed below. However, some electives are not offered each semester. See the MCPPO schedule for the listing of available classes.

MCPPO Electives
Advanced Topics - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes December 1, 2022
Advanced Topics - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes June 1, 2023
Chapter 30B Exemptions and Exceptions - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes November 15, 2022
Chapter 30B Exemptions and Exceptions - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes May 2, 2023
Design and Construction Law Considerations ($200)
Registration closes November 29, 2022
Design and Construction Law Considerations ($200)
Registration closes May 30, 2023
Chapter 30B Terms, Misconceptions and Practices - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes October 25, 2022
Chapter 30B Terms, Misconceptions and Practices - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes April 5, 2023
Construction Management at-Risk Under M.G.L. c. 149A - (DCC Recommended) ($200)
Registration closes September 14, 2022
Construction Management at-Risk Under M.G.L. c. 149A - (DCC Recommended) ($200)
Registration closes March 30, 2023
Contract Administration ($200)
Registration closes November 3, 2022
Contract Administration ($200)
Registration closes February 2, 2023
Cybersecurity 101 ($200)
Registration closes October 13, 2022
IFB and RFP Workshop - (PCO recommended) ($200)
Registration closes April 12, 2023
Procurement Fraud ($200)
Registration closes October 4, 2022
Procurement Fraud ($200)
Registration closes May 31, 2023
Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B Self-Paced 3-week class - ($200)
Registration closes August 29, 2022
Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B Self-Paced 3-week class - ($200)
Registration closes October 17, 2022
Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B Self-Paced 3-week class - ($200)
Registration closes December 27, 2022
Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B Self-Paced 3-week class - ($200)
Registration closes February 13, 2023
Real Property Transactions Under M.G.L. c. 30B Self-Paced 3-week class - ($200)
Registration closes April 24, 2023
Spotlight on Schools Parts 1, 2, 3 ($200)
Registration closes January 31, 2023
Spotlight on Schools Part 1 ($99)
Registration closes January 31, 2023
Spotlight on Schools Part 2 ($99)
Registration closes February 28, 2023
Spotlight on Schools Part 3 ($99)
Registration closes March 28, 2023
Public Building Project Procurement and Oversight Basics ($99)
Registration closes February 16, 2023
Making a Choice: Design-Bid-Build or Construction Management at-Risk($99)
Registration closes October 26, 2022
$
Online payment convenience fees not included
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

MCPPO Training Webinars

The MCPPO program is offering training webinars on various topics about improving government and accountability. All trainings, although geared towards public employees and officials, are available to all interested parties including private sector employees, not-for-profit employees and members of the public.

MCPPO Training Webinars
Boards and Commissions: Know Your Responsibilities ($15)
Registration closes August 10, 2022
Boards and Commissions: Know Your Responsibilities ($15)
Registration closes September 15, 2022
Boards and Commissions: Know Your Responsibilities ($15)
Registration closes November 1, 2022
Boards and Commissions: Know Your Responsibilities ($15)
Registration closes February 9, 2023
Boards and Commissions: Know Your Responsibilities ($15)
Registration closes April 6, 2023
Contract Administration Overview ($29)
Registration closes August 11, 2022
Contract Administration Overview ($29)
Registration closes January 4, 2023
Contract Administration Overview ($29)
Registration closes April 11, 2023
Understanding Leadership ($29)
Registration closes April 13, 2023
How to Detect Fraud in Financial Statements ($29)
Registration closes November 2, 2022
Promoting Procurement Diversity Using Chapter 30B ($29)
Registration closes October 5, 2022
Promoting Procurement Diversity Using Chapter 30B ($29)
Registration closes May 9, 2023
Surplus Supply Disposition Practices Under Chapter 30B ($29)
Registration closes September 1, 2022
Winter-Related Procurement ($29)
Registration closes August 17, 2022
Emergency Procurement ($29)
Registration closes August 3, 2022
IT Procurement: Hardware, Software and Cybersecurity ($29)
Registration closes October 13, 2022
$
Online payment convenience fees not included
$
Online payment convenience fees not included

MCPPO Free Training Webinars

MCPPO Free Training Webinars
Chief Procurement Officer Responsibilities and Delegation Authority
Registration closes October 6, 2022
Chief Procurement Officer Responsibilities and Delegation Authority
Registration closes April 25, 2023
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (Free training)
Registration closes September 7, 2022
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (Free training)
Registration closes October 25, 2022
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (Free training)
Registration closes February 7, 2023
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (Free training)
Registration closes April 4, 2023
American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) (Free training)
Registration closes May 18, 2023
Preventing Common Frauds and Scams (Free training)
Registration closes June 6, 2023
Fraud Awareness (Free Training)
Registration closes October 19, 2022
Fraud Awareness (Free Training)
Registration closes February 1, 2023
MCPPO Designation and Renewal Update (Webinar) (Free Training)
Registration closes October 12, 2022
MCPPO Designation and Renewal Update (Webinar) (Free Training)
Registration closes November 8, 2022
Public Sector Ethics (Free Training)
Registration closes November 16, 2022
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