In recognition of the demanding and increased responsibilities of the corporate treasury professional, the Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) has announced a new designation for its certification program – Certified Treasury Professional (CTP). ‘It’s essential to have a professional designation that reflects the level of expertise and professionalism required of financial professionals,’ said AFP Chairman Denise Laussade. ‘The Certified Treasury Professional acknowledges the expansion of duties and responsibilities of a treasury professional in the workplace today The CTP sets the standard in the finance profession and is a symbol of excellence. It signifies that an individual has demonstrated the knowledge and skills required to perform competently in today’s complex corporate treasury environment,’ he added.
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