Project Management Professional in Procurement and Contracting (PMPPC)

Procurement certification

This certification focuses on the integration of project management principles with procurement operations and contract administration.

Key Examination Areas

Foundations of Project Management in Procurement

* Understanding the basics of project management as it specifically applies to procurement and contracting.

* The project lifecycle from initiation to closure, emphasizing procurement processes.

* Key project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall) adapted for procurement projects.

Risk Management in Procurement Projects

* Identifying, assessing, and mitigating risks specific to procurement and contracting within projects.

* Using risk management tools and techniques to safeguard project objectives.

* Scenario planning and risk response strategies.

Quality Assurance and Project Control

* Implementing quality control measures to meet project and procurement standards.

* Monitoring and controlling project variables to stay within scope, time, and budget constraints.

* Performance measurement and project evaluation techniques.

Procurement Planning and Strategy Development

* Developing procurement strategies that align with project goals.

* Techniques for effective procurement planning, including make-or-buy decisions, supplier market analysis, and sourcing strategies.

* Integrating stakeholder requirements and expectations into procurement plans.

Project Scheduling and Resource Allocation

* Techniques for scheduling that ensure timely procurement and fulfillment of project resources.

* Optimizing resource allocation and ensuring resource availability for critical project phases.

* Tools and software for tracking project progress and resource usage.

Leadership and Team Management

* Leadership skills tailored for managing procurement and contracting projects.

* Building and maintaining effective project teams.

* Communication strategies for project transparency and accountability.

Contract Design and Administration

* Fundamentals of contract law as it pertains to project management.

* Designing contracts to accommodate project needs, including terms for scope, budget, and timeline adjustments.

* Managing contract performance, including compliance checks and handling breaches.

Negotiation and Stakeholder Management

* Advanced negotiation skills for project managers in procurement settings.

* Managing relationships with stakeholders including suppliers, team members, and executive leadership.

* Techniques for conflict resolution and consensus building.

Exam details




30 MCQ


1.5 hours

Passing score




Who should get this certification?

This certification is ideal for procurement managers, contract administrators, and project managers who handle procurement-related projects.

Prepare confidently with unlimited mock exam trials.

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Risk-Free Final

By utilizing unlimited mock exam attempts, you can reduce the risk of failing the final exam and feel fully prepared.

Immediate Check Your Answer

For each question, check whether your answer is
correct or incorrect to reinforce learning and address gaps in knowledge.

Score at least 70% to achieve certification (three attempts included).

Pass Final Exam

Format and Questions

The final exam contains 30 multiple-choice questions designed to thoroughly test your understanding of the Body Of Knowledge – BOK.

Three Attempts

You have a total of three attempts to pass the final exam and earn your certification, and you must finish it within one month of your purchase.

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Exam Result

Receive your exam summary & result instantly after submitting the final exam.


Once you pass, your lifetime certification will be immediately downloadable and shareable on LinkedIn and Facebook.


Frequently asked questions

How is this certification recognized in the industry?

This certification is globally recognized and accredited by IPSCMI and ACCEA, boosting your professional credibility and visibility within the supply chain industry.

How will obtaining this certification impact my career prospects?

Earning this certification demonstrates to employers your proficiency in applying critical supply chain management concepts, significantly enhancing your qualifications for advanced roles.

How long does it typically take to complete this certification?

The completion time varies by individual, but all candidates have one month of access to unlimited mock exam trials and three final exam attempts, allowing you to progress at your own pace.

When can I start practicing with the mock exams after payment?

You will gain immediate access to the mock exam system as soon as your payment is processed.

Is there any support available during the certification process?

While direct instructional support is not offered, you have unlimited access to mock exam trials, providing a substantial resource for self-guided preparation.

If I fail the exam for this certification, what are my options?

You can retake the exam up to three times within the one-month access period, providing ample opportunity to enhance your understanding and secure your success.

Can I fit this certification into a busy schedule?

This certification is designed with flexibility in mind, providing online access to mock and final exams over a one-month period to accommodate your personal and professional commitments.

What is the refund policy for this certification?

Refunds are not available for this certification due to the immediate access to digital content and resources upon payment.


Your next professional milestone awaits!

Receive your results instantly after completing the final exam. Once you pass, your lifetime certification will be immediately downloadable and shareable on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Unlock new career opportunities.

Validate your knowledge, demonstrate your professional growth with the PMPPC certification

Just $750

(Lifetime Certification)

Trusted by over 1,200 companies world-wide


What employers say?

Insights from top companies about the benefits they have gained from hiring our IPSCMI-certified professionals.

We've seen remarkable improvements in our logistics and distribution efficiency since hiring IPSCMI-certified experts. Their training aligns perfectly with our goals for global distribution.

Linda García

Senior HR Manager

Candidates with IPSCMI certification are invariably well-prepared to handle complex challenges in supply chain and procurement management, making them invaluable to our team.

Richard Allan

Vice President of Human Resources

The strategic insights and robust methodologies that IPSCMI-certified candidates bring to our procurement processes are instrumental in driving our healthcare solutions to new heights

Sarah Johnson

Global Head of HR

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