Certified Treasury Professional

Master the Art of Money Management

CTP Instruction UDallasThe University of Dallas has partnered with the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) to offer the strongest Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) exam preparation available.

Through our 36-hour preparation course, gain the knowledge you need to sit for the CTP exam while you:

  • learn practical information and real life examples that can apply in your daily job immediately;
  • receive thorough preparation from an accredited university; and
  • join a network of some of the top finance professionals in the nation.

Course Availability

Current Offering

Schedule: August 28 - November 27, 2018 (no class on September 18 & November 20)
Times: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Tuesday evenings)
Instructor: Ernest Smith, CTP
Location: Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062

This course prepares you for the CTP Exam test window: December 2018/January 2019

Spring 2019 Offering

Schedule: February 12 - May 7, 2019 (no class on April 9)
Times: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. (Tuesday evenings)
Instructor: Ernest Smith, CTP
Location: Satish & Yasmin Gupta College of Business, 1845 E. Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062

This course prepares you for the CTP Exam test window: June/July 2019

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Tuition: $1,625 (includes materials)
Discount available for AFP members.

Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 14 at 5:00 p.m.

Meet Your Instructor

Ernest L. Smith, CTP, M.B.A.

Ernest L. Smith is senior vice president, North Texas regional sales manager at BBVA Compass. Smith is responsible for a staff of 10 TM professionals, providing TM product sales and support to clients in the North Texas region. Before joining BBVA Compass, Smith spent 16 years at JPMorgan Chase, including six years as a Commercial Banker and three years as a Private Client Advisor. Prior to Chase, he spent three years at South Main Bank as Credit Officer and Compliance Officer. Smith has 23 years of banking experience and 15 years of treasury management experience. He received his B.S.B.A. in Finance from the University of Arizona and his MBA from Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.

Smith has been teaching CTP exam preparation at the University of Dallas since 2011. He is active in the local AFP chapter and has been part of the committee that reviews test questions on the actual CTP exam.

Why Get a CTP Certification?

The CTP certification sets the standard in the finance profession and is a symbol of excellence in corporate treasury. The CTP credential signifies that you have demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to effectively execute critical functions related to corporate liquidity, capital and risk management.

Whether you’re looking to safeguard your career or seeking a promotion, earning the CTP certification can open a variety of doors, regardless of the economic climate. More than 80% of Fortune 500 companies employ CTPs.

How can UD prepare me for the exam?

The University of Dallas is committed to helping you achieve your CTP certification goal. Our executive education program utilizes an experienced CTP certified instructor who is a working professional in the field of finance/treasury.

Your instructor will guide you through in-class discussions on the body of knowledge you will be tested on to pass the CTP exam. Our course is designed to help you retain the material effectively and efficiently by providing a structured learning experience that keeps you on track.

A certification of completion will be awarded at the conclusion of the program. 

For more information on the program please contact Kathy Whitgrove via email or 972-721-5298.

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