PDI is the premier training event for resource/financial managers in the Department of Defense, US Coast Guard, and public and private sectors. This three-day training event features a full day of Service and Defense Agencies workshops; six general sessions with keynote speakers; 17 mini-courses aligned to the DoD Financial Management Certification Program competencies and associated proficiency levels; more than fifty financial management, audit, acquisition, and workforce management workshops; and other special activities.
Every year, ASMC offers online access to workshops and mini-courses recorded at the annual National Professional Development Institute (PDI). Virtual PDI is available for free to attendees of the live PDI event!
is an interactive service platform connected with your ASMC membership. Engage
allows ASMC members to network and collaborate with each other and individual chapter communities; it enhances communication among chapter officers and administration.
ASMC, with the assistance of the Department of Defense, has created a variety of ways to receive training. Additionally, candidates who are planning to sit for CDFM examinations may find this training applicable in their preparation. Use the Education/Training menu tab above to navigate to additional types of education/training.
The DoD Authorization Act FY2012
empowers the Secretary of Defense to “… prescribe professional certification and credential standards” for the defense financial management community. The CDFM is one of the DoD-approved Test-Based Certifications recommended for Certification Levels 2 and 3 of the DoD FM Certification Program.