• Step 2 - Prepare for the Exam


    The CFE Exam will test your knowledge of the four major areas that comprise the fraud examination body of knowledge. Choose one of the following methods to prepare for the CFE Exam.

    Study with the CFE ExamStudy with the CFE Exam Prep Course:

    The CFE Exam Prep Course is computer-based and will guide you in your CFE Exam preparation. It includes study questions and practice exams that will prepare you to pass the rigorous CFE Exam. Prepare for the exam in as little as 30 days following one of these CFE Exam Study Plans.

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    Live Review CourseAttend the CFE Exam Review Course:

    This 4-day, instructor-led course provides you with the essentials needed to pass the CFE Exam and become a Certified Fraud Examiner. You'll benefit from the interactive format and expert coaching and be able to take the CFE Exam on-site.

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    Study on Your Own

    Study on your own using the Fraud Examiners Manual:

    The Fraud Examiners Manual is a 2,000 page guide exploring fraud examination techniques, methodologies and procedures. This study option required the most preparation time.

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