The Oregon Procurement Body of Knowledge (OPBoK) is a list of the required knowledge, skills and abilities (KSA) individuals must have to conduct a procurement or administer a contract for an Oregon state agency.
The OPBoK's primary purpose:
Assists managers in the management of the performance of their workers.
- Assists managers in the professional development of their workers.
- Lists the subject matter/topics trainings that qualify for Oregon Public Procurement Certification contract hours must have.
- Forms the basis for procurement Learning Event (LE) development.
The OPBoK is subject to change at any time based on emerging procurement-related legislation, rulemaking, and regular review. Email the DAS PS Training Team to confirm OPBoK contents at EGSPS.Training@das.oregon.gov
There are four sections in the OPBoK:
- Domain — The high-level delineation of tasks that correspond to the four stages of a procurement as stated in the Oregon Procurement Manual.
- Duty — The high order set of related tasks within a given domain.
- Task — An observable and measurable unit of specific work behavior.
- Knowledge, Skill, Ability — The special qualifications and personal attributes needed to perform a particular task or job.
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