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Preparation for CPP Exam

Date(s): 04/29/2019 to 05/19/2019
Instructor: Robert Menard, CPP, CGPP, CPPC
Attended Online
For questions: propurch@propurch.com
https://www.american-purchasing.com/coursedetail.php?id=61

Three-Week Version with Instructor, Study Guide (PDF version) and Examination.
 
The object of this course is to prepare experienced buyers, purchasing agents, and purchasing managers for the Certified Purchasing Professional examination. Knowledge of the content of the course will contribute to success in taking the examination to receive the Certified Purchasing Professional certification. This course will cover the essentials of the purchasing process, and the organization and management of the purchasing function. Portions of the course will cover aspects of accounting and other business functions that purchasing professionals should know in order to receive the Certified Purchasing Professional certification.
 
This course also includes the CPP exam study guide (PDF version), examination, and the self-running courses Business Ethics for Buyers and Sellers, Math for Purchasing and Business, Managing Inventory - Maintaining the Proper Level, and Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers. The certified purchasing professional examination is taken during the last weekend of the course.
 
The different parts of this CPP exam prep course are self-running and online. They can be taken at any time of the day and whenever is convenient to the student. An instructor is available for questions, directions and guidance.
 
Although there are additional requirements involved, the completion of this certified purchasing professional certification course and successful passing of the examination meets the exam and online course requirements for certification. Certification must still be applied for separately and there are separate fees for the processing of the application.
 
The instructor sends students an email with initial instructions for the certified purchasing professional certification course by the Monday date that the course is scheduled to begin. The study guide is emailed to students sometime during the week before the certified purchasing professional certification course begins.
 
Certified Purchasing Professional Certification Course Syllabus:
 
Week One
 
Monday - CPP Prep Course 1 - General purchasing, negotiating, accounting, terms and conditions, quality, logistics, forms, policies and procedures, drafting, cost price, certification
 
Thursday - Business Ethics for Buyers and Sellers
 
Week Two
 
Monday - Essential Law for Buyers and Sellers
 
Thursday - Math for Purchasing and Business
 
Week Three
 
Monday - CPP Prep Course 2 - General purchasing, negotiating, accounting, terms and conditions, quality, logistics, forms, policies and procedures, drafting, cost price, certification
 
Wednesday - Managing Inventory - Maintaining the Proper Level
 
Friday - CPP exam (students are given to Monday evening to complete the exam)
 
 
What students say:
 
Preparation for CPP Exam - "Awesome course. I learned so much, it has already started paying off for me. Thanks so much."
 
- Ryan M. Beason
- Purchasing Manager
- A&N Corp.
 
"I enjoyed the course and found the format easy to navigate, and the contents filled with valuable information. I would recommend the "Preparation for CPP Exam" course to purchasing professionals looking to expand their knowledge."
 
- Keith Hengeveld
- Materials Manager
- BP/Castrol
 
"I really enjoyed the information in the courses, Preparation for CPP Exam and Business Ethics for Buyers and Sellers. I thought they were filled with valuable information and really appreciated the section letting me know of other books and websites to further my knowledge."

- Paul Anderson
- Promotions Buyer
- Shooting Star Casino
 
"The prep course (Preparation for Certified Purchasing Professional Exam) is excellent."

- Wendy Torchio, CPP
- Supplies Buyer, Strategic Procurement
- Charming Shoppes, Inc.
 
"I recently completed both the CPP and CPPM courses. The courses were extremely helpful and transferable to my day to day duties. I was particuluarly impressed with the leadership knowledge gained from the courses, and my career will be enhanced for having experienced these courses."

- Michael L. Thomas, CPP, CPPM
- Procurement Officer
- City of Chesapeake
 
If a student needs to reschedule to a later course date or withdraw from a class after it has begun the following charges apply for the "Preparation for CPP Exam" course: During first week - $200, during second week - $300, during third week - $400. If a student needs to reschedule the Society must be contacted immediately, and the preceding charges will apply. A student may only transfer to a new session one time. Once a student transfers no refunds are given. There are no exceptions for transfer fees or refunds. Study guides are nonrefundable. All students will be emailed a PDF version of the study guide sometime the week before the course begins. If a student needs an extension of time due to an emergency to take the exam the charge to do so will be $300 and an extra two weeks will be allowed. No examination submitted late will be accepted or graded. If a student fails the exam it may be taken again for a $80 setup fee. The student will have two weeks from the official end of the course to pay for and retake the exam. The exam can be taken up to three times. Instructions for the full version are usually sent on the begin date for the certified purchasing professional certification course session.

 

 
It is each student's responsibility to contact the Society if instructions are not received within the time frames listed above. Failure to do so may result in additional fees. Students can contact the Society at 630-859-0250 or at propurch@propurch.com.