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B Certification

The B BVC (Best Value Certification) is the 4th highest comprehension level of certification a professional can achieve. It signifies a professional has an understanding of the PIPS process and basic theories of the Best Value Approach.


Professionals pursuing the B certification are required to attend a minimum of 1 best value training/presentation.

Renewal of Certification

The Best Value processes and concepts are dynamic and constantly changing to meet the requirements of a changing industry. As a result, professionals must renew their B certificate every 2 years.


  1. Pass the Performance Information Procurement System (PIPS) Exam: This exam certifies that a professional understands the basic process and concepts that construct the Best Value paradigm and PIPS process. Examinations can only be taken at specialized training presentations, set appointments and the Annual Best Value Conference. Exams are proctored and distributed by Kashiwagi Solution Model.