Technical Paper Submittal Requirement
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The submission of the CCP technical paper is considered an eligibility requirement and a component of the CCP exam. CCP technical papers must be submitted within 30 days of CCP exam registration*. CCP exam candidates failing to submit a technical paper within 30 days will not be permitted to sit for the CCP Exam and their registration will be closed. All fees are non-refundable as stated in registration agreement terms.

Clarification for items on the Affidavit for CCP Technical Paper

There are three items on the affidavit for conditions related to your CCP Technical Paper. In order for a CCP technical paper to be acceptable the following must apply, where applicable:
  1. Solely authored by you and written within three years specifically for completing your CCP technical paper.
  2. Written within the last three years, and disclosed as previously used for a presentation, publication, thesis or dissertation.
  3. *Does not contain proprietary and confidential information as stated in the AACE International Canons of Ethics, Section II, Item F, numbers 1-4:
    1. Members shall treat information coming to them in the course of their assignments as confidential and shall not use such information as a means of making personal profit if such action is adverse to the interests of their clients, their employers, or the public.
      Members will not disclose confidential information concerning the business affairs or technical processes of any present or former employer or client or bidder under evaluation, without consent, unless required by law.

      Members shall not reveal confidential information or finding of any commission or board of which they are members, unless required by law.

      Members shall not duplicate for others, without express permission of the client(s), designs, calculations, sketches, etc., supplied to them by clients.

      Members shall not use confidential information coming to them in the course of their assignments as a means of making personal profit if such action is adverse to the interests of their clients, employers, or the public.
By signing the affidavit you are attesting to your understanding of the purpose and intent of each item and to the accuracy of submitted documents. Any violations may result in disciplinary action.

*denotes applicable to every submitted technical paper

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All certification requirements, including the technical paper must be submitted by using our Eligibility Verification Documentation form, within 30 days of registration.

Once submittal of all requirements is verified, candidates will be issued a confirmation via email.

*Does not apply to group registrations.

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