Past event: Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) Training

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The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential is recognized by numerous leading organizations all over the world

Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) have a unique set of skills that is not found in any other career field or discipline. They combine knowledge of complex financial transactions with an understanding of methods, law, and how to resolve allegations of fraud. Fraud examiners are also trained to understand not only how fraud occurs, but also why. Being a CFE denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation. With the CFE credential, you will experience career growth and you can quickly position yourself as a leader in the global anti-fraud community.

The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential is recognized in the hiring and promotion policies of numerous leading organizations all over the world. Did you know that CFEs earn 23% more than their non-certified colleagues?

Benefits of attending

The benefits of attending this 5-day CFE training are:
  • You can take the official online CFE exam sections at the end of each training day. You can be certified as a CFE within 5 days! (Of course you also have the possibility to take the CFE exam after this training)
  • You receive one free resit of one exam section of your choice (if necessary)
  • You receive additional and exclusive material provided by the trainers
  • We take care of all administrative procedures towards the ACFE
  • The success rate of passing the CFE exam in our CFE training is 95%!

ACFE - the world's largest anti-fraud organization

ACFE (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud trainings and education. Together with more than 85.000 members in 160 countries and chapters in 125 countries, ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession.
  • The organiser is the only ACFE accredited training organisation and the exclusive provider of CFE (exam) trainings in The Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. We deliver CFE in-company trainings all over the world!

About the CFE exam sections

Master the skills and knowledge you need to pass the CFE exam by attending this official Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) training and become a CFE now! The CFE exam tests your knowledge of the 4 major areas that comprise the fraud examination Body of Knowledge:
  • I: Investigation
  • II: Law
  • III: Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes
  • IV: Fraud Prevention & Deterrence

About the CFE exam

To earn the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) credential, you are required to pass the CFE exam. ACFE is the exclusive owner of all CFE exam sections. The CFE exams are online and physically administered by Prometric.
  • The CFE exam is a computer-based, multiple-choice, closed book, and closed-notes exam consisting of 4 exam sections
  • The exam contains 400 questions in total
  • Each exam section has 100 multiple choice and true/false questions
  • Each exam section will take 2 hours of your time
  • You must score at least 75% correct on each exam section in order to pass
  • The exam has a number of controls to ensure integrity
  • The exam can be taken during the training week or at a later time convenient to you

CFE target group

Are you interested in taking your career to the next level by earning the gold standard of professional excellence in the anti-fraud profession? Are you an (internal) auditor, CPA, investigator, national state and law enforcement officer, prosecutor, security professional, risk and loss management professional, lawyer, accountant, controller, compliance and fraud officer or any other professional dealing with fraud? Then this is your chance to follow a qualified training and become certified as a Fraud Examiner (CFE) within 5 days.

Are you eligible to be CFE certified?

Your eligibility to become CFE certified is based upon a point system which awards credits for education and experience. The admission requirements are:
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience, such as accountancy, auditing, criminology, investigation, loss prevention, law enforcement or legal experience related to fraud
  • A minimum of 50 qualification points

If you do not yet qualify to earn the CFE title, but you have a minimum of 40 points in the eligibility CFE point system, you can take the training and exam and become officially certified once you have gained sufficient relevant professional experience.

The CFE exam qualifying point system

  • 5 qualifying points for each full year of fraud-related experience
  • 40 points for a Bachelor's degree or equivalent (or, 10 points for each year of college if you have no degree)
  • 5 points for a Master's degree or equivalent
  • 10 points for a Ph.D., J.D., or equivalent
  • 10 points for every professional certificate (with a maximum of 40 points)

How to maintain your CFE credential?

To maintain your CFE credential, you are required to earn at least 20 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) hours every 12-month period. At least 10 hours must directly relate to the detection and deterrence of fraud and 2 hours to ethics. If you have earned more than 20 CPE hours in your previous reporting period, you may rollover up to 10 hours to meet your current CPE requirements.

For your recertification you can join the Fraud Risk Management training (16 CPE credits incl. 2 Ethics credits) and the training Conducting Internal Investigations (16 CPE credits). In addition to completing the annual CPE requirements, you must pay an annual membership fee in order to remain a member of ACFE and retain the CFE credential. If your membership expires, you are not allowed to use the CFE credential anymore.

Receive all the knowledge and tools to pass the CFE exam successfully

When attending this 5-day official Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) training you will receive the following:

  • 1-year free Associate ACFE membership. As an associate member of ACFE you gain access to timely and practical information including Fraud Magazine, monthly member newsletters, free quarterly webinars, videos, tools, and resources to support your anti-fraud efforts
  • CFE exam preparation course software with study questions and practice exams. Review of important concepts, covered at the CFE exam, with more than 1,400 study questions and simulation of the CFE exam environment with timed practice exams
  • Fraud Examiners Manual. The Fraud Examiners Manual is an over 2,000-page guide and is your essential resource as an anti-fraud professional. The Fraud Examiners Manual is the definitive body of knowledge for the anti-fraud profession, providing comprehensive guidance for anti-fraud professionals that no other publication can match. The guide explores examination techniques and procedures and gives you a detailed explanation of the answer to each study question
  • Exclusive training materials prepared by the trainers and tailored to the exam
  • The CFE exam consisting of 4 exam sections plus 1 free resit of an exam section of your choice
  • Five full days of face-to-face or live online training facilitated by authorised CFE Exam Review Course trainers with plenty of time for discussions and personal attention
  • Exclusive access to the 'CFE Exam Prep Flashcard App'. This app allows you to familiarize yourself with the terminology and concepts covered in the CFE exam and consists of hundreds of flashcards that complement the CFE exam preparation course software. The app is available for Android and iOS versions

Level of the training

The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) training is held on a bachelor level.

"The training sessions were in line with my expectations. Efficient and effective use of my time. Course organisation and location were great!"

Lead analyst internal control

"Perfectly tailored training which gave me the knowledge and confidence needed to actually take the exam. Thanks! A huge "Thank you" to Robert, the trainer, for making the training so approachable and understandable. A lot of insight as well. Much appreciated indeed!"

Ntube Sone Ngole, Senior Legal Counsel Regulatory Affairs, Kinross Gold Corporation

"The trainers were organized, provided sufficient explanations and followed the agenda."

Lead analyst internal control

"It's amazing how 5 days can cover such a big topic and a manual of 2,000 pages. A great job of structuring and pointing at the most important issues!"

ACFE authorised trainers

This 5-day Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) training is facilitated by ACFE authorised trainers who possess the skills, knowledge and expertise required to deliver premium learning experiences. Your top-experienced trainers are:

Robert Lamers CFE
Robert Lamers is an anti-fraud and crisis management specialist and the managing director of Rolam Consultancy. He served as a senior corporate anti-fraud officer with NN Group and ING Insurance for many years. Until very recently Robert was Head of European Partnership Development at the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).
  • Robert is chief trainer of our CFE exam training and the official ACFE CPE trainings Fraud Risk Management and Conducting Internal Investigations.
Sonny Luypaert MBA CFE
Sonny Luypaert is director with Triple-S Consulting, providing management consultancy in finance, governance and risk & compliance, with a specialization in fraud detection and prevention. Sonny is chairman of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Belgium. Previously, she was director of finance & operations with the Boston Consulting Group Belgium and CFO with Accenture Benelux.

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The Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) training consists of 5 days (from 9.00 hrs - 17.00 hrs). The training will take place in-class as well as remote (live online), up to your choice.


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Event details
Organizer : IMF Academy
Event type : Training Course
Reference : ASDE-23945