Certified Treasury Professional

Master the Art of Money Management

The 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.

Class Schedule

Schedule: August 27 - December 3, 2019
(no class on September 17, November 5, & November 26)

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 1, 2019/January 31, 2020. This is the final test window associated with the current Certified Treasury Professional body of knowledge.  

Registration Deadline: August 16, 2019

To register click here.

Tuition

$1625 (includes course materials)

Discounts are available for UD Alumni and Students, US Veterans, Government Employees, Educators, and AFP or Dallas FPA members. To qualify for the discount, students will be asked to provide an active .edu or .gov email; UD ID; or membership number.

Materials can only be shipped (via FedEx) once payment has been received.

Registration and Deadlines

Registration Deadline: August 16, 2019

To register click here.

Payment Options

The University of Dallas can accept cash, check, or credit card payments. We accept VISA, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express using our online payment portal. Cash is accepted at our Business Office ONLY. Checks can be mailed to: 

University of Dallas - Executive Education
Attn: Kathy Whitgrove
1845 E. Northgate Drive
Irving, TX 75062

Payment Arrangement

For students who need a little help, we have a payment arrangement option available. This allows tuition to be broken down into multiple payments. Executive Education students who wish to participate will be required to fill out an additional online form during the registration process.

The payment arrangement splits tuition as follows:

  • Payment 1: $600
  • Payment 2: $600
  • Payment 3: $425

If a discount applies to you it will be deducted as part of the final payment.

If you have any questions about this process, please contact Kathy Whitgrove at 972-721-5298 or via email.

Meet Your Instructor

Ernest SmithErnest 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.

Course Materials

Current edition of the AFP Learning System - Treasury

About the exam

Contact UD

For more information about this course, discount information, or help registering please contact Kathy Whitgrove via email or 972-721-5298. 

 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.

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.

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