The Procurement exam for the CPFO program covers the policies and processes that governments use to purchase goods and serves, manage contracts, ensure effective supply chain relationships, and enforce proper controls within the public procurement function. Specific topics will also require knowledge of ethics, legal compliance, project management, utilization of technology, and transparency.
Public Procurement Function
Supply Chain Management
GFOA recommends that CPFO candidate review the following materials to prepare for the exam.
GFOA Best Practices
Additional Web Resources
As the exam development process progresses for the seven new CPFO exams, some materials may be added to this reading list. Please check back regularly for updates to this document until the new exams are launched in spring 2021.
Last updated December 14, 2020