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Construction Contracting

Are you a procurement professional looking to enhance your knowledge of construction contracting?  Are you a project manager that seeks to work more effectively with your procurement team?  

Organizations, especially government entities, are continually entering into contracts for construction projects to build and renovate everything from commercial buildings to major highways. This certificate, which was designed for those in the public construction contracting arena, covers many facets of the public bidding and contract award process.

Among others, topics include competitive bidding, contract administration, and program management. Contracts for both design and construction are discussed, along with small business programs unique to Oregon. Participants may apply continuing education (CE) hours earned from these courses to the Institute for Supply Chain Management Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) and the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council (UPPCC).

4 Required Certificate Courses:
(Below is the recommended sequence; courses may be taken in any order)

Certificate Cost: $1796

Program Snapshot:

4 15-hour courses (Typically 2 days each, 8 am - 4:30 pm)
Offered 1 time a year (winter/spring)
Can be completed in as little as 2 terms
Must be completed within 3 years

Interested in bringing this program to your organization? Contact Michelle Giovannozzi.


Courses can be taken individually or can be applied to a certificate within a three-year limit. Courses completed outside of the three-year limit will need to be retaken to qualify for certificate completion.