Earned  Value Professional (EVP) ‐ Certification Review Course  

The Seattle Section of AACE International is offering a two day seminar; a great opportunity to prepare for the EVP certification exam.

What is EVP?

The EVP certification is one of AACE’s most recognizable certifications. An EVP is a practitioner of  Earned Value with demonstrated mastery of contract language as it relates to Earned Value  application, the organization of a project’s scope into meaningful structure for execution;  planning scheduling and budgeting the project work from initiation through close out using an  integrated cost/schedule tool; highly proficient in monitoring project progress for performance  measurement;  an  earned  value  management  system  (EVMS)  and  its  related  accounting  component used to record actual costs for a project or activity; generating relevant reports,  understanding  and  analyzing  the  information  reported,  using  actual  cost  data  from,  or  reconcilable with, the accounting system for management of a project or activity; and managing  change to the scope of work and/or any deviation, performance trend, or change to an approved  or baseline project control plan, throughout the life‐cycle of a project or portfolio of projects in the public and/or private sector. The experienced EVP will have broad experiences in the interpretation of the EV data/metrics and possess the skills to provide coherent, relevant communications (oral and written) to all levels of project stakeholders (internal and external).


Michael R. “Mike” Morrison, CCP, FAACE

Mr. Morrison has over fifty‐years of successful experience in management consulting, construction consulting, including cost estimating, scheduling, cost control, earned value management, value engineering, and developing new methodologies. In recent years, he has been involved in several multi‐billion dollar programs in various roles, serving as a subject matter expert in leading constructability reviews and risk analysis/assessments. Member of several professional societies and former president of four local chapters; he is a former president of the Puget Sound Engineering Council (an umbrella society of 14,000 scientists and engineers); founder of two sections for AACEI; past member of national Board of Directors; past member of Oregon State Construction Education Foundation. He taught construction cost estimating at Edmonds Community College for 9 years.

Charles  F. Lappenbusch, Jr., MBA, CCP, EVP, PSP

Mr. Lappenbusch has over 30 years of project management and financial experience related to infrastructure projects. He served as Director of Development for a new town of 17,000 residences to include all public and private infrastructures. His emphasis is cost control processes, monitoring and integration with critical path scheduling, earned value methods, risk analysis, and writing reports focused to the desired levels of management. He aligns and allocates budgets to applicable WBS levels that support “roll up” and “drill down” analysis. He offers his services through Charles Lappenbusch Consulting LLC


April 22nd & 23rd 2017 (Saturday and Sunday);

8:00 am to 5:00 pm (on both days)


BEST WESTERN PLUS Executive Inn 200 Taylor Avenue N, Seattle, WA98109


The fee for the two full‐days seminar is:

Members early: $250

Non‐members early: $300

Last day to register is April 3rd 2017. The maximum attendance for this event is (30) people.  Please sign‐up early to ensure you spot. No refunds within two weeks of the event.


Include refreshments, coffee, morning snack, lunch and afternoon snack on both days


Please use the link below to register for the seminar:


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