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Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with the International Management Forum (IMF)

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Certified Fraud Examiners (CFEs) have a unique set of skills which is not found in any other career field or discipline. They combine knowledge of complex financial transactions with an understanding of methods, the law, and how to resolve allegations of fraud. Fraud Examiners are also trained to understand not only how fraud occurs, but also why. Being a CFE denotes proven expertise in fraud prevention, detection, deterrence and investigation.
Pass the Certified Fraud Examiner exam - the worldwide gold standard of excellence for the anti-fraud profession - by attending this official ACFE-accredited (Association of Certified Fraud Examiners) 5-day training course.

By attending the course, you will:


Level Advanced
Learning format Classroom training

Total price *

Members: € 5.000
Non-members: € 5.200
Partners/ BZB: € 5.000
Incompany: tailor-made, prices on request

* Are you entitled to an allowance or subsidy?
* Price: service in the context of continuing professional training, exempt from VAT

Available dates

17/06/2024 - 09:00u - 18:00u - Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with IMF - Day 1

18/06/2024 - 09:00u - 18:00u - Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with IMF - Day 2

19/06/2024 - 09:00u - 18:00u - Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with IMF - Day 3

20/06/2024 - 09:00u - 18:00u - Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with IMF - Day 4

21/06/2024 - 09:00u - 18:00u - Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) - in collaboration with IMF - Day 5

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Please let us know you're interested in this training should there be no date available, the planned date does not suit you and/or this session is full. As soon as about 5 people are registered on the interest list, we will propose a new course date. Your registration on the interest list is free of charge and without any obligation.

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Target group

The course is recommended for multiple target groups:

  • compliance;
  • legal;
  • procurement;
  • fraud managers, analysts and specialists;
  • controllers;
  • internal and external auditors;
  • risk managers;
  • insurance managers;
  • security and privacy managers;

Required prior knowledge

Advanced level training: this course requires a general, basic knowledge of the subject.



In this 5-day Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) course, you will learn the concepts covered by the CFE exam. The Certified Fraud Examiner exam consists of 4 sections that are dealt with extensively – including in a practical sense. It also covers the implications of European law, regulations and attitudes.

Training is given in English but attendees may ask questions in their own language.

I. Investigation – day 1 (duration 6 hours)
Includes questions about interviewing, taking statements, obtaining information from public records, tracing illicit transactions, evaluating deception and report writing.

II. Law – day 2 (duration 6 hours)
Ensures your familiarity with the many legal ramifications of conducting fraud examinations, including criminal and civil law, rules of evidence, rights of the accused and accuser, and expert witness matters.

III. Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes – days 3 and 4 (duration 6 hours per day)

This part of the exam tests your comprehension of the types of fraudulent financial transactions incurred in accounting records. To pass the section Financial Transactions & Fraud Schemes, you will be required to demonstrate knowledge of the following concepts:

  • basic accounting and auditing theory;
  • fraud schemes;
  • identity theft;
  • internal controls to deter fraud;
  • other auditing and accounting matters.

IV. Fraud Prevention & Deterrence – days 4 and 5  (duration 6 hours per day)
Tests your understanding of why people commit fraud and ways to prevent it. Topics covered in this section include:

  • crime causation;
  • white-collar crime;
  • occupational fraud;
  • fraud prevention;
  • identity theft;
  • fraud risk assessment;
  • ACFE code of professional ethics.


  • Duration: 5 days of training (5 x 6 class hours)
  • Hours: 09:00 tot 18:00
  • Location: Febelfin Academy: Phoenix building, Koning Albert II-laan/Boulevard du Roi Albert II 19, 1210 Brussels
  • Language: Training will be given in English


You follow a ‘Classroom training’ face-to-face in a group. You, the other participants and the teacher are all present in the same classroom at an agreed time. There is an opportunity for interaction and feedback, both from the participants to the teacher and vice versa. The teaching material consists as a basis of a presentation via the MyFA learning platform, supplemented with various other items (such as digital syllabus, presentation, audiovisual fragments, etc.).

Training material:

  • CFE exam preparation course software (international edition) with numerous sample exams and practice questions;
  • Fraud Examiners Manual (international edition). The Fraud Examiners Manual (in English) consists of 1,900 pages and provides a detailed explanation of every answer to every exam question;
  • exclusive training materials prepared by the ACFE and the trainers.

Additional information: It is also possible to request this training Incompany. To do so, please contact ig@febelfin-academy.be


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