Headquartered outside of Washington,D.C. and located regionally in Singapore. As the certifying body in treasury and finance, the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) established and administers the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) and Certified Corporate Financial Planning and Analysis Professional (FPAC) credentials, setting the standard of excellence in the profession globally. AFP’s mission is to drive the future of finance and treasury and develop the leaders of tomorrow through certification, training, and the premier event for corporate treasury and finance. 

What Is CTP?

The Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation sets the standard in the treasury profession and is a global symbol of excellence

The Certified Treasury Professional (CTP®) designation serves as a benchmark of competency in the finance profession and is recognized as the LEADING CREDENTIAL IN CORPORATE TREASURY WORLDWIDE. The CTP sets the global standard and is a symbol of excellence in the corporate treasury profession.

The CTP credential signifies that you have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to effectively execute critical functions related to corporate liquidity, capital, and risk management.

The Role of a CTP

The CTP exam is designed to test mastery of knowledge and skills required by treasury professionals to execute critical functions related to corporate liquidity, capital and risk management, such as:

Course Content

  • The Role of Treasury
  • Regulatory and Legal Environment
  • Banks and Financial Institutions
  • Money Markets
  • Relationship Management and Financial Service Provider Selection
  • Payment Systems
  • Capital Markets
  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Financial Planning and Analysis
  • Working Capital Management
  • Working Capital Metrics
  • Disbursements, Collections and Concentration
  • Short -term Investing and Borrowing
  • Cash Flow Forecasting
  • Technology in Treasury
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Financial Risk Management
  • Treasury Policies and Procedures
  • Long-Term Investments
  • The Capital Structure Decision and Management


The CTP exam has 170 questions with 3.5 testing hours. exam structure:


Testing Window Early Application Deadline Final Application Deadline Cancellations/Refund Request Deadline Deferral Request Deadline
June 1, 2022 - July 31, 2022
March 23, 2022
April 27, 2022
May 17, 2022
July 31, 2022
December 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023
September 28, 2022
November 2, 2022
November 17, 2022
January 31, 2023


Eligibilty Categories Work Experience Education
Minimum 2-Year Requirement
Minimum 1-Year Requirement

Who Should Attend?

FPAC program is open to anyone who has an interest in or currently works in:

  • Treasurer
  • Treasury Analyst
  • Cash Manager
  • Investor Relations Manager
  • Treasury Manager
  • Treasury Product Manager
  • Assistant Treasurer
  • Cash Operating Supervisor
  • Senior Treasury Analyst
  • Financial Analyst
  • Treasury Management Officer Cash and Debt Manager
  • Investment Manager