The most recent version of the EDFMTC (Modules 1-3) textbook is the 2018 edition. The most recent version of the Module 4 textbook was published March 2011; an update is underway.
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 [...]
The EDFMTC (Modules 1-3) textbook is $110 for members or $120 for non-members. The Module 4 Acquisition textbook is $75 for members or $85 for non-members.
ASMC does not require textbook purchase to sit for the CDFM exams; however, feedback from candidates shows that many find the information in the textbooks to be very helpful in preparing to take the exams.
Yes, active enrollment in the CDFM Program is required to sit for an exam.
You can enroll here or log on to your ASMC account and click on "CDFM Enrollment" on the left side of the screen.
You are not required to be an ASMC member in order to test; however, ASMC members enjoy benefits such as reduced CDFM textbook and enrollment fees (CDFM enrollment is required in order to test). More information on ASMC member benefits can be found on the ASMC website at 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 4/3/2018, 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 [...]