The Canadian Chapter of the International Cost Estimating and Analysis, (ICEAA Canada) is a registered not for profit professional organization dedicated to advancing, encouraging, promoting and enhancing the profession of cost estimating and analysis, through the use of parametric and other data-driven techniques.
Purpose of the Association
Advancing, encouraging, promoting and enhancing the profession of cost estimating and analysis through the use of parametric and other data-driven techniques by:
Fostering the professional growth of its members within the allied fields of estimating and analysis.
Enhancing the understanding and appreciation of using data-driven estimating and analysis techniques throughout allied fields and the general population.
Providing educational opportunities to practitioners in cost and parametric estimating and analysis, as well as with allied fields.
Establishing standards in terminology, conduct, and application of estimating and analysis techniques.
Developing the means to achieve and measure established standards.
Recognizing achievement through an appropriate program of recognition and certification.
Providing forums and media through which experiences with all of the principles and techniques associated with data-driven cost estimating and analysis may be reported, discussed, and published in furtherance of the public interest.
Fostering, promoting, and conducting research in all estimating and analysis techniques.
Developing and maintaining standards of proficiency and ethics.
Cooperating with other national and international organizations and individuals, having common or related proposes, in furtherance of the public interest.
ICEAA Members Code of Ethics:
AS A MEMBER I WILL:
Assure my professional reputation for competence and integrity
Avoid any conduct that would reflect unfavorably on the dignity or honor of the profession
Submit accurate and objective analyses and accept responsibility for my efforts
Promote cooperation among members of the profession, extending consideration and courtesies to all
Assist fellow analysts in their professional development, advance the art of cost estimating and analysis, and actively participate in the educational process
Improve the effectiveness and stature of the profession by exchanging information and experience with others
Encourage participation in career-oriented activities and work to expand public knowledge of and appreciation for the profession
Operation of the Association
ICEAA Canada is composed of a Board of Directors whose members volunteer their time and expertise. Revenue is derived from the annual workshop conference fees, and is used to undertake work related to ICEAA’s mission. By way of example, projects currently being undertaken include the re-drafting of the CEBoK and the certification exam to conform to Canadian cost estimating norms and practices.