AESC Program Policies

AESC Events

Refund/Cancellation Policy 

Cancellations on or before 60 days prior to the initial event date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellation requests received after 60 days prior to the initial event date are nonrefundable. No-shows forfeit the entire registration fee. There will be no exceptions. Substitutions can be made at any time prior to the event. Please send all requests to events@aescmail.org

Event Cancellation/Postponement

AESC reserves the exclusive right to modify, postpone/reschedule or cancel programs for any reason, including but not limited to emergency, inclement weather or other 'acts of God'. If there is an event cancellation, every attempt will be made to reschedule, and registration fees will be applied to the rescheduled event date. Any travel, lodging, or incidental expenses incurred related to a cancelled event cannot be refunded under any circumstances. If a cancelled event cannot be rescheduled, AESC will issue a full refund.

Photograph and Video Release

By registering for this AESC event, you provide consent that AESC has the right to take photographs, videotape or digital recordings of you to use in any and all media, now and in the future, for marketing purposes.

Members-only Event 

For an AESC Members-only event, AESC reserves the right to cancel registration for nonmember registrants. AESC will issue a refund if applicable. 

Third Party Disclaimer 

AESC is not responsible for the actions or the information or actions of any third party that may be part of the contents or promotions of this event. Under no circumstances will AESC be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss or damage that is caused or alleged to have been caused to you in connection with your use of any advice, goods or services you receive from a guest speaker, attendee, or partner at an AESC event.

AESC Education Programs

Advanced Certificate in Executive Search and Leadership Consulting 

Transfers or substitutes do not incur a charge. Cancellations received on or before 90 days prior to the 1st of the month of the course start date receive a refund less a $45 service fee. Cancellations received within 90 days prior to the 1st of the month of the course start date will be subject to a 50% charge. Refunds are not permitted after the course start date. Cancellations and transfers must be made in writing and addressed to Brian Glade at blglade@aesc.org. Substitutions from the same firm are allowed and must be made in writing.

Certificate in Executive Research 

Transfers or substitutes do not incur a charge. Cancellations received within 15 days of the registration date are subject to a $45 service fee. Cancellations are not permitted once the student has been enrolled in the Foundation Course or participated in any part of the Expert Forum, unless the student can demonstrate exceptional circumstances. Cancellation requests must be made in writing and addressed to the Education and Outreach Coordinate at education@aesc.org. Substitutions from the same firm are allowed and must be made in writing.

Certificate in Client Relationship Development 

Refunds and cancellations are not permitted