The ESS has been named a PMI Registered Education Provider® by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and and Approved Education Provider® by the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering International (AACEI).
We offer preparation courses for a wide variety of international certifications and examinations. The ESS is partnered with many international organizations and offers courses and services that meet international standards.
Courses are held over five days for 30 hours of instruction. Sessions typically meet from 9 am - 3 pm or after 4 pm. An AUC-ESS specialization certificate is earned after completing five courses from an area of specialization and submitting a final project.
Courses take place over one semester, which is equivalent to 45 hours of instruction and practice. Semesters start every fall, spring and summer (the fall and spring semesters are 3 months-long, while the summer A and B semesters are 1 month-long). Course sessions meet once per week for the duration of the semester. An AUC-ESS specialization certificate is earned after completing six courses.
Specialized topics covered in a variety of formats. Courses are typically offered over the course of a month or several weeks, with sessions meeting every weekend. Some courses are offered over the course of a week.