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It's time to prepare for our January Honing Your NM EDGE and County College Classes to be held in Santa Fe, January 18-20, 2016 (with graduation on January 21).

Enrollment for January Honing Your NM EDGE & County College classes will open after 5 pm on October 19, 2015 and end at 5 pm on Monday, November 23, 2015.

Additional Certification Audit Information:

  • The certification audit request window is open until October 23rd. To request an audit, do so through the Student Records and Enrollment Site using the left-hand navigation bar under Students and Certification Audit.
  • Audit results will be sent the week of October 26th. If you have recently requested an audit, you don't need to request another unless you don't hear from us by 5 pm on October 30th.

Questions? Call 575-646-0335 or 575-646-4304.

NM Public Purchasing Classes

Public Sector Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs).

SPD has recognized successful completion of either NM EDGE public purchasing programs as reciprocal to earn their CPO designation.

NM EDGE classes are 3 hours, delivered face-to-face, and require a passing grade of 6 or better out of 10 on the post test for each class.

Our public purchasing programs are:

NM EDGE full certification as a NM Public Purchasing Professional, which requires completion of 25 classes, plus mini portfolio.

  • This full curriculum provides extensive information about NM Procurement and interaction with seasoned professionals
  • Your Certification Certificate = Chief Procurement Officer

NM EDGE Public Purchasing Foundation Classes & Culminating Test, which requires six classes & test.

  • This mini-curriculum provides the basics of New Mexico procurement and interaction with seasoned professionals
  • Successful completion of the 6 foundation classes is required to take the culminating test
  • Your test score (minimum 70% correct) determines if you receive a certificate of test completion. Certificate of test completion = Chief Procurement Officer
  • Successful completion of these 6 classes apply towards the full certification should you decide to continue

Foundation Classes + Test Schedule The next session will be offered December 8-11, 2015 in ABQ. Classes are full and enrollment is closed. February Class enrollment is now open. Classes will be held February 2-5, 2016 in Albuquerque at the NMSU ABQ Center.

Additional Purchasing Classes for Full Certification will be offered in early Spring 2016. Stay tuned! **

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Want More Classes?

If you are interested in having classes offered in your area, please contact the NM EDGE Program Director, Mary DeLorenzo, at marydelo@nmsu.edu or at (505) 660 7816

Stay Tuned for additional dates and delivery schedules possibly in Santa Fe, Albuquerque & Las Cruces!