AISociety - Appraisers International Society - AIS ―――――――――――――――――――――――――――――― Since 1982, AIStandards™ & AiCertification™ developer Elly Rosen has been the primary developer & instructor of professional principles, applied ethics, procedures, methodology and reporting for multi-specialty, attached and movable Personal Property Appraisal & Valuation. Leader of the very first education, testing, certification and referral programs, now Elly and the Global AiCertification Team offer the 4th-Decade Global AIStandard v5
  AISociety - Appraisers International Society - AIS    ――――――――――――――――――――――――――――――      Since 1982, AIStandards™ & AiCertification™ developer Elly Rosen has been the primary developer & instructor        of professional principles, applied ethics, procedures, methodology and reporting for multi-specialty, attached          and movable Personal Property Appraisal & Valuation.  Leader of the very first education, testing, certification             and referral programs, now Elly and the Global AiCertification Team offer the 4th-Decade Global AIStandard v5
AIS' 4th-Decade AIStandard™ IS Personal Property Appraisal's 1st, Only & Truly UNIFORM Global Valuation Standard™ AIS' 4th-Decade AIStandard™ IS Personal Property Appraisal's 1st, Only & Truly UNIFORM Global Valuation Standard™

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AiCore-I's 40-classroomHours are THE pre-requisite, gateway to all AiCeritifcation programs, including the five (5) advanced courses spanning up to 250-classroom hours to earn up to 6 AISociety Membership Titles


Graduates are eligible for licensing and listing in the AISocieties

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Eight approx. 3½-classroom hour, online Presentations, Workshops & Exercises


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Such AiCloud Study has monthly assignments of global, multi-specialty AiMentors to work with Enrolled AiCandidates™ online, in the AiCloud, using current Live AiResidence™ course materials and audio-video AiRecordings™.



AiCertification™ IS THE Most Comprehensive, Advanced, Accessible & Affordable Program Ever Offered in the world of Personal Property Appraisal & Valuation!

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"AiSCV - AISociety Certified Valuer" Graduate Titles of "AIS Certified Member", licensed and listed in the Accredited International Valuer Registry™ ARE Now Available to ALL Personal Property Speciality areas!


N E W 40-hour "AiCore-I Appraisal & Valuation Principles & Procedures" course starting AiCertification™2017's online, global, Live AiResidence version starts in January and is still taking enrollments - for eligibility of the new "AiS" title of a designated AISociety Member


Alternatively, all "AiS" titles and appellations, including "AiS", "AiSV" & AiSCV" titles and appellations are achivable thorugh AiMentoring Team Leader Bill Korst's AiMentored Self-Paced Study version in the AiCloud.


Successful completion of the Full AiCore™Valuation & Appraisal Fundamentals Program ("AiCore"), including AiCore-I & AiCore-II provides AISociety Accredited Member eligibility and listing in the AIS Accredited International Valuer Registry™ (AiV-Registry) as an "AiSV - AISociety Valuer".


Following completion of the prerequisit AiCore™Program, members of ALL Personal Property specialties may currently attain AISociety Certified Member Status with listing in the AiV-Registry as an "AiSCV - AISociety Certified Valuer" by successfully completing any of the AiSCV Graduate Diploma programs, including:


The AiSCV-AVS Advanced Valuation Specialist Graduate Diploma program; and/or,


The AiSCV AiSpecialty area Graduate Valuer Diploma programs, e.g., G&J Valuer, EH Valuer, FDA Valuer, etc.

More Info on AiCertification™2017 AiSV & AiSCV Diploma Programs

Information on AiCertification™2017 Individual Programs

G&J Triple-Crown Package: US$2,800 @2016 Rates AISociety + AiCore-I & II + AiSCV-AVS+AiSCV-GJV


RC & F&DA Packages: US$2,200 @2016 Rates for AISociety + AiCore-I & II + AiSCV-AVS [+ RCV/FAV Option]


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Online in AiFasTrak's 1-Week

offerings in Jan. & July

and 5-Sundays August offerings



Live Offering Spans 5-Months:

Feb. through June


Mon's & Wed's 1:30-4:30pm ET

Repeated at 8:30-11:30pm ET




AiCore I & II



[For Single



40-Classroom Hours



120-Clasroom hours




Prerequisite: none


"AiSCV-AVS™ Advanced

Valuation Specialist"


AIS/AiV Certified Member

Diploma 3-Course Series:


- AiS-Law™ Advanced

- AiS-Tax™ Revenue

- AiS-TEx™ Trial Expert


Diploma Review & Exam:



Live Offering Spans 13-Weeks

of August through October


Mon's & Wed's 1:30-4:30pm ET

Repeated at 8:30-11:30pm ET


Through August.

Through September.

Through October.


13th-Week Last AiS-AVS Exam





[For Single



80-Clasroom hours




 AiCore I&II



Gems & Jewelry Valuer


AISociety & AiV-Registry

Certified Member

Diploma Specialty Program


Spanning 7-Weeks of

November through Mid-Dec.


Mon's & Wed's 1:30-4:30pm ET

Repeated at 8:30-11:30pm ET




[For Single




50+Clasroom hours




 AiCore I&II



NOTE:  While posted, paid enrollments for AiCertification programs saves enrollees a total of $300 in AISociety Administrative Fees for:


1.  AISociety Organization Registration;

2.  "Enrolled AiCandidate" 2017 affiliation fees; and,

3.  AiV-Registry Registration & Listing which is usually due upon completion of the AiCore-I Program and before accreditation and certification is granted.



"AiSCV-EHV Estates, Household Contents, & Personal Effects™", "AiSV-FAV Fine & Decorative Arts™" and other personal property specialty folks can achieve eligibility for the AiCore "AiSV" Accredited Member Title and the "AiSCV" Certified Member Diploma title via successful completion of the AiCore & AiSCV-AVS programs.


Registration of that package for folks in these and other personalty specialties for which your AiSCV-Specialty Diploma program is not yet available will retain an option to enroll in such programs at a discount rate prorated to be an equivalent of savings received on initial AiCore+ AiSCV-AVS packages.


Below is current info on the AiSCV-EHV Specialty program and AiSCV-FAV Specialty programs under development by Randeen Cummings, AiSCV-AVS and Deborah Arden, AiSCV-AVS, respectively.  More info is on the pages for those programs at the AiCertify Tab.  


Estates & Household Contents Valuer


AISociety & AiV-Registry

Certified Member

Diploma Specialty Program

Projected Info:

 Spanning 8-12-Weeks:

 ETA:  Mid-2017


[Schedule to be determined]





[For Single






Clasroom hours



 AiCore I&II



Fine & Decorative Arts Valuer


AISociety & AiV-Registry

Certified Member

Diploma Specialty Program


Projected Info:

 Spanning 8-Weeks:

 ETA:  Mid-2017


[Schedule to be determined]





[For Single





50-Clasroom hours




 AiCore I&II


AiCertification™ Personal Property Valuation & Appraisal Programs are Online: Live Audio-Video AiResidence™ & AiMentored Self-Paced Study™ with AiMentor Collaboration in the AiCloud™


  • Live, audio-video sessions in state of the art Internet classrooms;


  • Offered at multiple time slots to accommodate folks often participating across 18-time zones around the globe;


  • Utilizing cutting edge AiCloud technology providing:


  • Audio-video AiRecordings of all class sessions and course materials - for review or for the occasional missed live session; and,


  • Group and individual program folders for advanced one-on-one and group collaboration.



AiMentored Self-Paced Study™: 

  • Accommodates folks needing to do the classes on their own schedule;


  • In a structured program using the AiResidence materials & AiRecordings;


  • In the AiCloud, collaborating with designated AiMentors.

AiCore™ Titled Member Paraphernalia Kit


Eligibility As Earned through the full


250-hour 6-course, Triple-Title AiCertification™Program

AISociety Accredited International Valuer Registry

License Numbered [AiV-Reg #]


AiSCV/AiSV Logo, Embosser Seal, AiCore AiSV Cert, AiSCV AVS & GJS Diplomas


  • AiSCV/AiSV AiSociety Accredited International Valuer Registry #'d Logo-Pin;


  • Embosser Seal Paper & Gold Foil Impressions;


  • AiCore Member AiSV Certificate;


  • AiSCV AVS Advanced Valuation Specialist & AiSCV AiSpecialties Diplomas. 


AISociety Founder Elly Rosen's 4th-Decade AIStandard v3.5 initiated the License Numbering of the AISociety Accredited International Valuer Referrals Registry for Titled AiCore Members.   Starting AiCertify™2017 with AIStandard v5.3, AiSV and AiSCV Global AiCore Alumni and Enrolled AiCandidates are now represented 7-countries on 4-continents.



Paraphernalia Fees & Costs:


All currently included with program tuitions, except:


  • The embosser unit and seals which can be purchased from our supplier at AISociety costs which include a 15% Member discount, or from other vendors if approved as being in keeping with AIS specifications.


  • The "AiSV" Logo AiCore Member Pin, with the AiV-Registry #, which is expected to be available for ordering by the AiCore through Sep-2017.



AiSpecialties currently include:


Under development with the 1st offering planned for availability during the Mid-2017.  Once available,  live AiResidence offerings will follow AiCertification AiResidence offerings of the AiCore Program and AiSCV-AVS Program.


Under development with the 1st offering planned for availability during the Mid-2017.  Once available,  live AiResidence offerings will follow AiCertification AiResidence offerings of the AiCore Program and AiSCV-AVS Program.


  • Other AiSpecialties are planned to start development during Late-2017.


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Live, Online, Audio-Video,

Periodic AISociety Complimentary Webinars

on Professional Valuation & Appraising with an

AiCertification Program Overview & Opening Session Introduction


The AISociety offers periodic Complimentary Webinars, live, online in the state of the art AiCertification audio-video, webcam [optional] equipped classroom and testing center.  Use the link below to check on such offerings.


Presentations are often followed by live, informal, global audio-video, Q&A-Discussions with AiCertification Governors, Presenters, Instructors, AiMentors and titled members of the international AiCore.


Come by and visit - meet the great, friendly AiCore teachers and talk to some of the existing students to learn more about the opportunities for you with the AISociety - Appraisers International Society - AIS.


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Elly Rosen's Oct-1994 JCK Manage Study Center Feature Article:  "Why You Need Appraisal Education: Profits vs. Pitfalls in Professional Appraising"   Scroll down to open the 12-page    feature in an electronic reader

 Why You Need Appraisal Education:

Profits vs. Pitfalls

in Professional Appraising

by Elly Rosen

Edited by George Holmes and Debbie Holmes

JCK Management Study Center

October 1994, pp 111-125




Scroll down to view or download the full 12-page feature in our electronic reader

Contextualized and illustrated for Gems & Jewelry Valuation & Appraising

but fully applicable to ALL global, personal property appraisal assignments.


This groundbreaking Elly Rosen feature article provides a comprehensive

introduction and overview to professional personal property appraising,

from the most basic Intended & Assigned Uses of Consumer assignments

to the most advanced needs of the professional client community,

in all global free market economies and common law jurisdictions.

Appraisal Education: Profits v Pitfalls in Prof. Appraising


JCK October 1994
pp 111-125 JCK Management Study Center
14-page Pull-out feature article and quiz

"Why You Need an Appraisal Education:
Profits vs. Pitfalls in Professional Appraising"

by Elly Rosen,
Edited by George Holmes and Debbie Holmes

©1994 EllyRosen with All Rights Reserved

A primer on professional Personal Property valuation and appraising

[Personal Property includes depreciables and appreciables including Gems & Jewelry; Fine & Decorative Arts, Antiques & Collectibles, Residential Contents, Machinery & Equipment, etc - This feature illustrates valuation and appraisal professionalism with gems and jewelry examples but ALL of the principles, procedures, methodology, ethics and reporting techniques discussed are DIRECTLY and FULLY applicable to all personal property and relevant to ALL global free market economies.]

Regularly updated in segments of the AiCertification™Program, a 2014 version updated to AIStandard v3.7 is being prepared for availability in the AiCloud to AiCertification 2011-14 program participants.


Sidebars to the primary narrative:

* "`What I Paid is Irrelevant'" p 120
* "Stop the `Unethical' Jeweler in Our Area" p 121
* "Value Defined" p 122
- "value," "Market Value," "Fair Market Value," "Insurance `Value'"
* "I Just Want to Know What It's Worth'" p 123
* "The Big `E' in E-Valuation" p 124

Other Sidebars include a
"Timeline of Some Important Appraisal Related Court Decisions
on Selected Topics" (1941-87) pp 116-119
Court subject matter includes:
* Cost as a measure of [IRS] Fair Market Value (FMV);
* Appraisers role on an insurance damage claims panel;
* Appraiser's opinion vs facts in the marketplace;
* Basing IRS FMV on sales to the "ultimate consumer";
* Charging percentage fees as a hazard to expert's credibility;
* Seller as the appraiser while valuing at more than the price charged;
* Appraiser questioning authenticity when on an insurance damage claims panel;
* Appraiser liability for negligence to a third party;
* Basing IRS FMV on sales to a dealer;
* When original cost might not be best evidence of FMV;
* Basing value on what an item is vs. what it could be transformed to;
* When might a dealer or manufacturers be considered the "ultimate consumer"

With an Editorial by George Holmes, p. 201, "Appraisal Sanity"

This article was reprinted in the JCK Reference Book:
"Handbook of Jewelry Store Management," Second Edition,
Compiled by the editors of JCK, Chilton Company, Radnor, PA, 1996
"JCK Management Study Center:
Why You Need An Appraisal Education"
by Elly Rosen, pp. 69-78, 122

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