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Certified Value Specialist (CVS) Certification
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The Certified Value Specialist (CVS) is the highest level of certification attainable through SAVE International®. This designation is reserved for value specialist who have demonstrated the knowledge and experience needed to practice the Value Methodology.


Becoming Certified

To achieve CVS certification, one must:

  • Select an advisor who is a CVS in good standing
  • Complete an approved Value Methodology Fundamentals 1 (VMF 1) course
  • Complete an approved Value Methodology Fundamentals 2 (VMF 2) course (the VMF 2 course may not be taken sooner than six months after the VMF 1 course)
  • Accumulate the required certification points (CPs)
  • Submit an original paper on the prescribed value related subject
  • Submit and pay the required application and fee
  • Submit a summary worksheet and supporting documentation
  • Pass the CVS exam after the SAVE Certification Board's approval of the application and paper

Complete details about the CVS certification requirements are included in the SAVE Certification Program Manual.



The new application for CVS certification will be available soon.



More information regarding the new CVS recertification requirements will be available soon.




  SAVE Member Fee  Non-Member Fee 
CVS Application (initial)  $360  $960 
CVS Annual Maintenance  $90  $550 


CVS Documents

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Documents and forms that relate to the CVS Certification.
Item Name Posted By Date Posted
SAVE Certification Program Manual - May 2018 PDF (443.96 KB) Administration 5/7/2018