AACE International will be offering its Earned Value Professional (EVP) specialty certification examination in rd conjunction with the 23 Annual PMI College of Performance Management (CPM) conference which will be held May 9-11, 2007, at the Hilton Clearwater Beach Resort in Clearwater Beach, FL, to registered attendees only. AACE’s EVP examination will be held on Saturday, May 12, 2007, from 8:00 AM to 4:45 PM and is open only to individuals who will be attending the PMI-CPM conference. AACE is pleased to accept the invitation of the Board of Directors of PMI-CPM to offer this opportunity to the PMI-CPM conference attendees. If you would like to attend the conference, you can find out more information and register online at the PMI-CPM Conference Homepage. To qualify for the EVP certification an individual must demonstrate eight full years of professional planning and scheduling experience, up to four years experience may be substituted by a college/university degree. Following verification of experience and education, candidates seeking EVP certification must sit for a seven-hour, four-part exam. Candidates must pass this exam with a minimum score of seventy percent. Candidates for the EVP certification need not be members of AACE International. Professionals interested in sitting for this exam must submit their application and examination fee ($350 for AACE members and $500 for nonmembers) to AACE no later than April 9, 2007. To qualify for the early rates ($300 for AACE members and $450 for nonmembers), applications must be received by March 26, 2007. Application forms and other information concerning the EVP certification can be obtained at AACE International’s website – www.aacei.org. A prestigious group of industry professionals developed this professional certification program to provide a competency model for practicing professional schedulers. The EVP certification program is aimed at providing credentials for professional schedulers who operate at an experienced level, and who are currently performing planning and scheduling work. The next EVP certification examination will be available to any qualified individual globally through AACE st International local sections on June 23, 2007, and at AACE International’s 51 Annual Meeting in Nashville on July 14, 2007, and July 18, 2007.