March 3, 2022: Due to the ongoing military conflict in Ukraine and sanctions announced by the United States and other countries, Kryterion is unable to deliver exams through testing centers or online proctoring in the Republic of Belarus and Russia Federation. We apologize for any inconvenience these sudden changes have caused. To view AACE's Impact on Sanction Laws statement click here.

May 16, 2024: Our current certification application system will shut down on June 14, 2024 in order for us to prepare for transition to a new system on June 27, 2024. As a result, new applications will not be accepted during this time. Stay tuned for more information. If you have any questions, please contact us at

Expertise Level Certifications

Certified Forensic Claims Consultant (CFCC)

A CFCC is an experienced claims professional working in the construction dispute resolution and litigation support arenas who has demonstrated the knowledge, experience, education, and skills necessary to qualify as a testifying expert. With emphasis on claims arising from design and construction projects in countries with common law or mixed law, where common law is part of mixed law, the CFCC represents practitioners and specialists who meet a demanding set of claims preparation and dispute resolution criteria comprising of experience, education, and compliance with industry-accepted ethical requirements.


Decision & Risk Management Professional (DRMP)

A DRMP is a senior-level practitioner with business experience in life cycle asset and project management with exhibited knowledge and skills ranging from analytical to socio/psychological to management. A DRMP also has extensive technical experience in specialized tools and services such as decision analysis, cost risk and uncertainty analysis, and schedule risk analysis. DRMPs demonstrate strong communication skills to connect with all levels of project stakeholders and are increasingly employed by owners and stakeholders in their decision-making process – whether it is for a go, no-go decision on an investment interest or determination of time and cost contingency amounts for capital projects.

Please note: we are not currently accepting new applications for DRMP examination.


Please note: we are not currently accepting new DRMP examination applications. 

Learn more about eligibility, exam structure, cost, and study materials

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