The most recent version of the EDFMTC (Modules 1-3) textbook is the 2020 edition. The most recent version of the Module 4 Textbook is Copyrighted March 2000, revised March 2011.
Information about taking the Module 4 Acquisition Business Management course can be found here.
ASMC offers the Enhanced Defense Financial Management Training Course (EDFMTC), which covers the knowledge areas of CDFM Exam Modules 1, 2, and 3; the Module 4 Acquisition Business Management Course; three fiscal law courses (Certifying Officials; Purpose; and Purpose, Time and Amount); and CDFM Module 1, 2, and 3 Refresher Courses that focus on one [...]
You are not required to be an ASMC member in order to take the CDFM exams; however, ASMC members enjoy benefits such as reduced textbook and CDFM Program enrollment fees (CDFM enrollment is required in order to test). More information on ASMC member benefits can be found here.
I have been a CDFM for over a year and just earned the CDFM-A. Will this change my recertification deadline?
Earning the Acquisition Specialty for your CDFM does not change your recertification deadline. Your recertification deadline will always be every other year on the last day of the month you initially earned your CDFM certification. For example, if you earned your CDFM on 4/15/2020, your recertification will be due April 30 of every EVEN year. [...]
No, the recertification requirements are the same for CDFMs and CDFM-As: adhere to the ASMC Pledge of Professionalism, pay the recertification fee, and complete at least 80 continuing professional education units (CPEs) by your recertification deadline. The 80 CPEs must include 2 CPEs in an ethics-related topic, and at least 20 CPEs must be earned [...]
Information about the EDFMTC, as well as the Module 4, fiscal law, and Refresher courses can be found here.
Attending ASMC training is not required to sit for the CDFM exams; however, feedback from CDFM candidates shows that many find the courses to be very helpful in preparing to take the exams.
ASMC textbooks can be purchased here.
The EDFMTC (Modules 1-3) textbook is $125 for members or $140 for non-members. The Module 4 Acquisition textbook is $75 for members or $85 for non-members.