CFE Exam Review Course




CPE Credit: 30
Course Level: Basic
Prerequisite: See course details

According to the 2015/2016 Compensation Guide for Anti-Fraud Professionals, CFEs earn 23 percent more than their non-certified colleagues.

CFEs have a unique set of skills that are 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 why.

The CFE credential is recognized in the hiring and promotion policies of leading organizations, including the FBI, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Master the skills and knowledge you need to pass the CFE Exam by attending the CFE Exam Review Course. This 4-day, instructor-led course will help you master the concepts tested on the CFE Exam - Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes, Law, Investigation, and Fraud Prevention and Deterrence. This course, in combination with the CFE Exam Prep Course software, will provide you with an unbeatable combination for passing the exam. 

Explore the Review Course Preparation Guide! Learn what to expect and how to prepare before you get there.  

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Upcoming Courses    
Los Angeles, CA | July 11-14, 2016
Chicago, IL | August 15-18, 2016
Washington, D.C. | September 26-29, 2016
New York, NY | October 17-20, 2016
Austin, TX | November 7-10, 2016

Authorized Trainer Courses*      

Zurich, Switzerland | 31 May-June 3, 2016
London, United Kingdom | June 21-24, 2016
Libreville, Gabon |June 27-July 1, 2016
Paris, France | July 4-8, 2016  
Yaounde, Cameroon | August 22-26, 2016
Beirut, Lebanon | September 5-9, 2016
Perth, Australia | September 13-16, 2016
Dubai, UAE | September 25-29, 2016
Sydney, Australia | October 25-28, 2016
Dubai, UAE | November 13-17, 2016
Paris, France | November 14-18, 2016
Doha, Qatar | November 27-December 1, 2016
Casablanca, Morocco | December 5-9, 2016

Pass the CFE Exam Before You Leave 
We are pleased to offer our CFE Exam Review Course attendees the option of taking the CFE Exam starting the first day of the course. Learn more about advanced preparation, application requirements and deadlines, as well as details for taking the CFE Exam onsite. You may also contact our CFE Coach, Angela Archie, at or (800) 245-3321 / +1 (512) 478-9000.

Who Should Attend   

Anyone who prefers learning in an instructor-led, classroom setting 

Individuals who favor table discussions from peers and experienced instructors 

Those who need a boost or encouragement to take the CFE Exam 

Benefits of Attending 

Structured Learning - Learn how to prepare for the CFE Exam 

Fast Track - Participate in an intense, 4-day preparation period 

Instructor-Led - Receive guidance from experienced instructors 

Interactive Sessions - Participate in open discussions on a variety of topics in fraud prevention 

Team Environment - Meet others preparing for the CFE Exam and practicing CFE instructors to help you organize study sessions to review materials, and provide you with tips and processes designed for the working professional's busy schedule

Please Note: The CFE Exam Review Course is a supplemental study tool for the CFE Exam Prep Course and is intended as an aid to the Prep Course. The 4-day CFE Exam Review Course is not designed to teach in-depth topics to candidates for the first time. Candidates are expected to prepare for the course prior to their attendance by sufficiently familiarizing themselves with material from the CFE Exam Prep Course and/or engaging in independent study of the Fraud Examiners Manual. Candidates should not rely upon the CFE Exam Review Course as their sole preparation for the CFE Exam. For a suggested study plan, see

  Ethics Icon  This course satisfies the ACFE’s requirement of two Ethics CPE hours per year. To read more about the Ethics CPE requirement for CFEs, please visit

Registration & Fees*
Class sizes are limited and often sell out. Register Early! 

Register early to save an additional $100!  

CFE Review Price Table 

CPE Credit by Field of Study 

 Field of Study  CPE Credit 
Specialized Knowledge and Applications 15.5
Business Law






Computer Science


Behavioral Ethics


Auditing 1.5


Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge and Applications

Course Level

This course is designed to review material required to pass the CFE Exam. Independent study with the CFE Exam Prep Course prior to attendance is strongly recommended. .

*The CFE Exam Prep Course is a required part of the course materials. By selecting Package B, you acknowledge that you have previously purchased a Prep Course. If you do not have a Prep Course on file, you are subject to pay the difference between Package A and Package B. If you have previously purchased the Prep Course, you may be eligible for an upgrade. Pricing is valid only for U.S. courses offered from the ACFE and may differ for courses held internationally by Authorised Trainers.

  Day One  
Day Two  
7:30-8:00 a.m.   Registration & Continental Breakfast    Continental Breakfast   
8:00-9:20 a.m. 


Law Related to Fraud 
9:20-9:35 a.m.  Break   Break  
9:35-10:55 a.m.  Investigation Techniques  Law Related to Fraud (Cont.) 
10:55-11:10 a.m.  Break   Break  
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Investigation Techniques (Cont.)  Law Related to Fraud (Cont.)  
12:30-1:30 p.m.  Networking Lunch   Networking Lunch   
1:30-2:50 p.m.  Investigation Techniques (Cont.)   Law Related to Fraud (Cont.) 
2:50-3:05 p.m.  Break   Break 
3:05-4:25 p.m.   Investigation Techniques (Cont.)  

Law Related to Fraud (Cont.) 

5:00-7:00 p.m.   Optional Written Exam  

Optional Written Exam 

  Day Three  
Day Four 
7:30-8:00 a.m.   Continental Breakfast    Continental Breakfast   
8:00-9:20 a.m.  Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes (Cont.)  Fraud Prevention and Deterrence 
9:20-9:35 a.m.  Break   Break  
9:35-10:55 a.m.  Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes (Cont.)   Fraud Prevention and Deterrence (Cont.) 
10:55-11:10 a.m.  Break    
11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes (Cont.)  Fraud Prevention and Deterrence (Cont.) 
12:30-1:30 p.m.  Networking Lunch   Lunch on your own 
1:30-2:50 p.m.  Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes External Frauds (Cont.)   Fraud Prevention and Deterrence (Cont.) 
2:50-3:05 p.m.  Break    Break 
3:05-4:25 p.m.   Financial Transactions and Fraud Schemes (Cont.)  Optional Written Exam 
5:00-7:00 p.m.   Optional Written Exam  


Event Cancellation Policy 

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee.

Satisfaction Guarantee 

ACFE seminars are unmatched in scope and effectiveness and backed by our unconditional satisfaction guarantee. If you attend an ACFE event and are not completely satisfied, please contact an ACFE Member Services Representative at or call (800) 245-3321 / +1 (512) 478-9000.

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