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Certificate of Specialisation in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) for Compliance Officers

Coventry Academy -  Certificate of Specialisation in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) for Compliance Officers

Course Schedules

 20-24 May 2024
 02-06 Sep 2024
 16-20 Dec 2024
 03-07 Feb 2025

Training course overview

In an increasingly interconnected and complex global financial landscape, combating financial crimes such as money laundering and terrorist financing is paramount. Financial institutions, regulatory bodies, and law enforcement agencies worldwide are intensifying their efforts to thwart illicit financial activities. Compliance officers play a pivotal role in this ongoing battle, serving as the frontline defenders of the integrity and transparency of the financial system.

The "Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering (AML) for Compliance Officers" is a comprehensive and immersive 5-day training program meticulously designed to equip compliance officers and professionals with the knowledge, tools, and strategies needed to navigate the intricate world of AML compliance. This course delves deep into the critical aspects of AML regulations, risk assessment, compliance program development, investigative techniques, and emerging trends, providing attendees with a solid foundation to fulfill their responsibilities effectively.

What are the goals?

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of AML regulations and their implications for compliance officers
  • Identify and mitigate money laundering risks within their organizations
  • Implement effective AML compliance programs and procedures
  • Conduct AML investigations and suspicious activity reporting
  • Stay up-to-date with AML regulatory changes and best practices

Who is this training course for?

This training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Compliance Officers and Managers
  • AML Compliance Analysts
  • Risk Managers
  • Legal and Regulatory Affairs Professionals
  • Financial Institution Supervisors and Examiners

How will this training course be presented?

This training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. The facilitator will provide interactive presentation that incorporates slides, videos, group discussion, and practical exercises to examine all aspects of the topic.

Course Outline

Day One: Introduction to AML Compliance
  • Understanding Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
  • Key AML Regulations and Regulatory Bodies
  • Role and Responsibilities of Compliance Officers
  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Know Your Customer (KYC) Procedures
Day Two: Risk Assessment and Mitigation
  • AML Risk Assessment
  • Risk-Based Approach to AML Compliance
  • Transaction Monitoring and Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Case Studies and Practical Exercises
Day Three: AML Compliance Programs
  • Developing and Implementing AML Policies and Procedures
  • Training and Awareness Programs
  • AML Compliance Testing and Audit
  • Regulatory Reporting Requirements
Day Four: AML Investigations and Reporting
  • Conducting AML Investigations
  • Recognizing Red Flags and Unusual Activity
  • Reporting Suspicious Transactions
  • Collaboration with Law Enforcement and Regulatory Agencies
Day Five: Emerging Trends and Best Practices
  • International AML Standards and Trends
  • Cybersecurity and AML Challenges
  • Ethical Considerations in AML Compliance
  • Final Assessment and Certification

The certificate

  • Coventry Academy Certificate of Attendance will be provided to delegates who attend and complete the course.

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