CHICAGO, Feb 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Exit Planning Institute (EPI), the premier international membership organization serving the educational and resource needs of the exit planning profession, today announced its next Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) credentialed training program will take place in Chicago, April 29-May 3, 2013, at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business Gleacher Center. Book your early-bird reservation before April 1st and save $705 by visiting the EPI website https://www.exit-planning-institute.org/ or by calling Dennis Gano, EPI Executive Director, at (847) 458-2124. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130218/PH61235) "Since 2007, when the Exit Planning Institute developed and began administering the Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA) credential, it has been recognized as setting the highest professional standards in the exit planning profession," said CEO Christopher Snider, a graduate of the program in 2008. "The CEPA program brings together top-level professionals from multiple disciplines, introduces new ways professionals can collaborate to provide business owners with the best exit planning resources, and offers professional resources, continuing education, forms and templates, thought-provoking research, recommended reading, and more." EPI has trained over 250 professional advisors since the program's inception. The CEPA credential is awarded to participants who complete a five-day executive MBA style program that is taught by nationally recognized experts in their respective fields. View the full curriculum here: Curriculum, and the full CEPA faculty here: Faculty If you would like to receive information from EPI on future CEPA programs, click here to be added to our mailing list. About the Exit Planning Institute The Exit Planning Institute® (EPI) is the premier international membership organization serving the educational and resource needs of the exit planning profession. Formed in 2005 to bring together M&A advisors, CPAs, financial advisors, attorneys, management consultants, business brokers and other business advisors, the Exit Planning Institutes members, including some of the most highly recognized leaders in the industry, draw upon their combined expertise to better serve the needs of small and mid-sized business owners worldwide. The common thread uniting these different professionals is their commitment to helping clients exit their companies successfully. For more information, please visit https://www.exit-planning-institute.org/.