Estimating Professional

A CEP is a professional with vital expertise to contribute to the economic evaluation of potential projects by supporting the development of budgets, project resource requirements and value engineering. By applying the estimating body of knowledge as outlined in AACE’s Recommended Practice 46R-11, the CEP estimates costs of a determined scope in order to advise management on project funding decisions. The CEP’s ability to clearly communicate cost estimates, both verbally and written, to all project stakeholders is critical to their success.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 8 years industry related experience or
    4 years industry related experience + 4-year industry related college degree
  • Adherence to AACE’s Canons of Ethics

Recommended Study Materials

  • AACE’s Certified Estimating Professional Study Guide
  • AACE’s Skills & Knowledge of Cost Engineering, 6th Edition
  • AACE’s Total Cost Management Framework
  • AACE’s Recommended Practices
  • AACE’s CEP Examinee Format of Definitions

Course Date

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