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Academy for Lease & Finance Professionals

The Certified Lease & Finance Professional (CLFP) Foundation is pleased to present the Academy for Lease & Finance Professionals (ALFP).  The ALFP is a three-day event designed to fully prepare an individual to sit for the CLFP exam assuming the attendee has read and studied The Certified Lease & Finance Professionals’ Handbook prior to attending.

On the first two days, all of the required sections of the CLFP exam are covered in-depth; in addition, the three most popular elective sections will also be covered (see below). Study materials are provided for the elective sections not covered which students may use to self-study. On the third day, the exam is offered, but not mandatory.

Sample Schedule:

Day 1 

  • History of Leasing
  • Terminology and Classification
  • Lessor and Vendor Relationships
  • Lease Pricing and Math
  • Financial and Tax Accounting

Day 2

  • Sources of Financing
  • Lease Law and Documentation
  • Credit and Financial Statement Review
  • Collections
  • Marketing*
  • Sales and Lease vs. Buy*
  • Lease Company Management*

Day 3

  • CLFP Exam

*Denotes an elective section

The cost to attend the class is $750 and the cost of the exam is $695.  When purchased together, the total is discounted to $1440.  Current CLFPs are offered a discounted price of $395 and class attendance satisfies the Recertification requirement.

If you are interested in attending, please contact us:

All currently scheduled ALFP dates may be found under the calendar tab.

Upcoming ALFP Events

Thu, May 03, 2018 8:00 AM • Hosted by First Foundation Bank. Class Location: 18101 Von Karman Ave., Suite 750; Irvine, CA (Exam will be on the 2nd floor training room)
Thu, May 17, 2018 8:00 AM (CDT) • Hosted by Arvest Equipment Finance. Class Location: Arvest Bank Training Room, 7401 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS 66223
Thu, July 12, 2018 8:00 AM (CDT) • Hosted by BMO Harris Equipment Finance Company. Class Location: BMO Harris Bank N.A., 115 S. LaSalle St., 20th Floor; Chicago, IL 60603
Thu, August 02, 2018 8:00 AM • Hosted by BB&T Commercial Equipment Capital Corp. Class Location: SpringHill Suites Philadelphia Plymouth Meeting, 430 Plymouth Rd, Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
Thu, August 16, 2018 8:00 AM • Hosted by Great American Insurance. Class Location: Great American Insurance, Queen City Square, 301 E. 4th Street, 23rd Floor, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Guests will check-in at lobby security for access to the 23rd floor.
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