For those who have obtained the CFF certification:
I was asked to put together a working plan to obtain my CFF credential. I’m aware of the 2 certificate program (Core and Specialized) through the AICPA that will lead to the CFF. Does anyone have experience in how long it would take to complete the certificates and if there are other necessary or helpful study materials that would be useful? For background, I’m 6 months into working at this firm and have touched a variety of cases.

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No problem! I did 3-4 weeks per test, maybe scheduled the tests for a month apart. Take however much time you need though. And once you get a look at the materials, you can always adjust your plan as needed.

I think I did take the review course too, absolutely get it since the firm pays for it.

Best of luck, I'm sure you'll pass.

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Thanks again!

I got mine around 5 years ago and found it much easier than the CPA. I took the ACFE before as well, and that could've helped in preparation for this, but I think you should be fine just studying the materials you receive when you sign up. I probably spent a 3-4 weeks studying causually and thought that was plenty for the material covered for each test.

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Thank you! I’m thinking I’ll need to put in a little more since I’m newer to forensics/litigation. Would you say 3-4 weeks per test or 3-4 weeks total? Also, do you think the exam review would be helpful? I think it’s only $220, would be firm covered, and adds additional 20 CPE credits

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