CTP Exam Prep Platform Help

What is the CTP EPP?


The CTP Exam Prep Platform is the preferred study resource for the CTP Exam and is based on the test specifications for the 2020 - 2022 windows. This fully digital and interactive platform contains a pre-test to assess your current knowledge of the CTP curriculum, video tutorials, study materials, flashcards, calculation activities, case studies, a post-test to help target areas for concentration and a practice exam. To purchase a subscription click here. 


What are the components of the CTP EPP?


  • 20 Hours of instructor led videos
  • 20 Chapters of digital reading material
  • 5 Case Studies o Knowledge checks in quiz format
  • Timed practice exam
  • Need more information about what is included click here

How do I access/navigate through the CTP EPP?



Forgotten username/ password?


  • Your login for the Exam Prep Platform is the same as your login for the AFP website. If you need your password, please visit www.afponline.org/password.
  • If you have recently changed username to the AFP site, then that username will be the same for your EPP log-in.
  • Directions for Changing a Password:

After you log into your account you will be able to change your password. To change your password do the following:

1. Go to AFP Homepage

2. Click "My Info"

3. Click "Change my password"


How is the ETM6 incorporated into the CTP EPP?


The Essentials of Treasury Management, Sixth Edition is broken down in the EPP as follows:

  • ETM6 > Parts > Chapter > Topics
  • 660+ pages of content
  • 450+ end of topic “Knowledge Check” questions 
  • 600+ Definitional flashcards
  • 800+ Terms in the Glossary
  • Need Assistance? – Content or Technical Issues
  • Ask the Community – Collaborate CTP Prep Community

Having Issues Logging In, Downloading Flashcards, or Launching Chapter Materials?


Try using a different browser. Also, another option would be to clear your cached data or update your browser to the most recent version. 

  • PDF clearing Cached Data
  • PDF Updating Browsers (Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Safari)

Is the CTP EPP study material printable? Where can I find a printed version of the CTP Exam Prep Platform?


Unfortunately, the CTP EPP is not printable as of now. The CTP Exam Prep Platform is 100% digital. However, you can purchase the Essentials of Treasury Management, 6th edition, to use as a printed reference guide.


How much does the Essentials of Treasury Management 6th Edition cost?


The Essentials of Treasury Management, 6th Edition costs $175 for an AFP member, $275 for a non-member, plus applicable sales tax, and shipping.  Standard Shipping and handling for the Essentials of Treasury Management, 6th Edition is $12 in the U.S., and $54 International.  Sales tax will be calculated if applicable upon checkout.


Do I need to purchase both study materials for the CTP Exam?


No. The Essentials of Treasury Management, Version 6 is the text on which the CTP exam is based. The Exam Prep Platform contains all of the text of the book as well as numerous additional resources designed to aid your successful studies. Either may be purchased independently, or as a bundle depending on a students preparation needs.


How do I purchase both the CTP EPP and ETM6?


Purchase both the CTP Exam Prep Platform and the Essentials of Treasury Management, 6th Edition for bundle pricing: $935 for an AFP member, $1035 for a non-member, plus applicable sales tax, and shipping for the Essentials. To purchase the CTP study material bundle click here. 


How much study time is required?


Preparation time will vary depending on a student’s background knowledge, professional experience and learning preferences. However, it is recommended that a student devote at least 50 hour over the course of 2-3 months to study.


Is there a downloadable ebook for kindle for the CTP EPP?


The new Exam Prep Platform does not have a kindle version available, but the entirety of the study material is available on any device that has a web browser.  This allows you to study on the go from your smart device. 


How long does my subscription to the CTP EPP Last?


A subscription to the CTP EPP last for one year. You may request an extension past the expiration date upon signing up for a current or future window of an exam, but it is not guaranteed.


How much does the CTP EPP cost?


A one-year online subscription costs $860 for an AFP member, $960 for a non-member. To purchase a subscription click here. 


What Browsers does the CTP Exam Prep Platform work best with?


  • Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
  • Firefox (most recent 2 versions)
  • Safari (most recent 2 versions)
  • Internet Explorer (version 11 and above)

Are their PDF’s Available for the CTP EPP?


Unfortunately, there is not a way to download the study material currently. The Essentials of Treasury Management Version 6 is available in a soft bound edition through the AFP website. To purchase the CTP study material bundle click here. 


Where are the end of the chapter questions located or where can I find chapter specific questions?


  • The chapter tests have been converted to knowledge checks that area available at the end of each topic in the EPP. Completing all the knowledge check questions for a chapter would be akin to completing the end of chapter tests.
  • PP Slide/ PDF

Have Questions about Case Studies?


  • How do I access the case studies within the Platform? How many Case Studies are there?
  • PP Slide/ PDF
  • How many attempts do I receive for each Case Study?
  • Each Case Study can be attempted as many times as you would like. However, the answer choices are randomized with each attempt, and the EPP will track every attempt result.
  • PP Slide / PDF

How do I extend my access to the CTP EPP?


If you need to extend your subscription, you can do so provided you are registered for a future CTP exam window from 2020A-2022B by contacting Training@afponline.org. In order to qualify for an extension, you will need to be registered for an upcoming exam window. Your extension will only be valid until the end of your selected exam window. Extensions will not be made past the close of your exam window or January 31, 2023, whichever is earlier. CTP Exam Prep Platform extensions are not guaranteed.


How can I access the Additional Resources? What do the Additional Resources consist of?


PP/ PDF


Where can the Flash Cards for each chapter Located?


PP Slide/ PDF (Inside the Chapter and in Additional Resources)


Is there an area where I can practice formulas in the CTP EPP?


  • Yes, in Calculation Activities in the Additional Resources Section. 
  • PP Slide/ PDF

Who to contact if you need additional assistance?


  • For a refund for the FP&A Platform please contact our Customer Service department at customerservice@afponline.org. (Please read our return policy above before inquiring for a refund)
  • For any questions regarding content, formulas, continent issues, or errors please click on the “Need Assistance” tab in Recourses and Submit a Request and a member from the AFP team will get back to you
  • If you are having issues logging in please refer to “Forgotten username/ password” section of the page and if you need further assistance please contact the training department at training@afponline.org.

Updates on the CTP EPP


AFP is able to update all content within the Exam Prep Platform in real time. Any new features or substantial changes will be announced through the CTP Preparation community. Otherwise, know that the content you are reviewing is the most up to date available. Because we also produce the printed version of the Essentials of Treasury Management, updates that have caused the CTP EPP to no longer match perfectly with the book will be captured here: Click Here