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ICA International Diploma in Anti-Money Laundering

Programme Overview

This advanced level course will help you develop and implement best practice Anti-Money Laundering (AML) initiatives and will boost your professional profile. The qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

Who Should Attend

This course is suited for:

  • Money Laundering Reporting Officers (MLRO) /Money Laundering Prevention
  • Officers (MLPO) and their deputies;
  • Police and Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) /Financial Crime Unit (FCU) staff;
  • Managers with responsibilities for internal AML controls;
  • Risk Managers;
  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Certificate in AML or ICA Advanced
  • Certificate in AML (UK or International);
  • Accountants;
  • Lawyers; and
  • Company Secretaries.

Pre-requisite

  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline; or
  • Attainment of an ICA International Advanced Certificate; or
  • Three years relevant work experience.

Programme Outline

Modules Programme Description
Module 1
  • Money laundering and terrorism financing - definitions and nature;
  • The international context;
  • The international anti money laundering and counter of terrorism framework;
  • Laundering the proceeds of tax evasion;
  • Terrorism financing and proliferation financing; and
  • Complying with sanctions regimes and freezing requirements.
Module 2
  • Concepts of risk management;
  • Implementing an aml/cft risk-based approach for a financial services business;
  • The aml/cft governance framework;
  • Management issues for an aml/cft policy; and
  • Culture and training.
Module 3
  • Money laundering and terrorism financing - definitions and nature;
  • The international context;
  • The international anti money laundering and counter of terrorism framework;
  • Laundering the proceeds of tax evasion;
  • Terrorism financing and proliferation financing; and
  • Complying with sanctions regimes and freezing requirements.

Programme Delivery

Date Time
7 June 2022  

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

 

7 September 2022
7 December 2022

Your Investment

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Normal Price $6700 $6700

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ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering [VILT]

Programme Overview

Qualified anti-money laundering (AML) professionals are in demand as organisations increase their focus on risk prevention. The ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering provides all of the knowledge participants will require to begin a career in anti-money laundering. It is an intermediate level course designed both for those in an AML role and those looking to embark on a new career in AML. Participants will gain actionable, practical knowledge to excel in their role.

The qualification is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

Who Should Attend

This course is suited for:

  • New/recently appointed MLROs and deputies;
  • New/recently appointed Financial Crime and Risk Officers;
  • Compliance Officers-Internal auditors assuming responsibilities for money laundering/financial crime issues; and
  • All individuals engaged in financial services and who aspire to a career in anti money laundering.

Methodology

  • 6-month course assessed by two written assignments (2,000 – 2,500 words);
  • A mixture of guided online study and participation in live sessions:
    • 1 x virtual classroom
    • 1 x immersive learning scenario (putting you at the centre of a story)
    • 2 x assessment preparation sessions
  • Videos covering the latest industry developments and case studies;
  • Access to the ICA members’ portal containing additional reading and resources; and
  • Proactive support throughout the course to help you stay on track.

Programme Delivery

Date Time Session
8 July 2022 7:00pm - 8:30pm Preparatory Session (1.5 hours)
Module 1
10 Aug 2022 4:30pm - 7:30pm Virtual Classroom 1 (3 hours)
6 Sept 2022 9:30pm - 11:30pm Assessment Preparation (2 hours)
10 Oct 2022 Assignment 1
Module 2
7 Nov 2022 4:30pm - 7:30pm Immersive Scenario (3 hours)
9 Nov 2022 5:30pm - 6:30pm Group Tutorial (1 hour)
6 Dec 2022 10:30pm- 11:30pm Assessment Preparation (1 hour)
9 Jan 2023 Assignment 2

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Normal Price $4,100 $4,100

 

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Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB)

Programme Overview

The retail banking sector is facing an unprecedented level of change from digital disruption, changing customer expectations, innovation, data usage and new ways to do banking. The Certificate in Retail and Digital Banking (CertRDB) has been designed to set a new independent standard in customer service excellence by providing front-line staff with the required knowledge of regulatory requirements, products, services and delivery channels to operate effectively in this fast-changing environment.

Who Should Attend

Those aspiring to have a career in retail and digital banking or to work in another area of financial services.

Pre-requisite

Proficiency in English.

Programme Outline

Topics Contents
Unit 1:
The Delivery of Retail and
Digital Banking (DRDB)
  • Understand banking customers, what they want and expect from banks and how the evolution of digital technology continues to change customer expectations;
  • Evaluate the need to provide high standards of customer service;
  • Understand how banks capture and analyse and use data about their customers;
  • Understand how regulation and legislation
    affects financial services organisations and their customers; and
  • Identify the operation and features of key retail financial products and services.
Unit 2 :
Assessing Customer Needs and
Providing Solutions (ACNS)
  • Concepts of risk management;
  • Implementing an aml/cft risk-based approach for a financial services business;
  • The aml/cft governance framework;
  • Management issues for an aml/cft policy; and
  • Culture and training.

Programme Structure

Guided Learning Hours 2 Hours
Other Hours 132 Hours
Total Qualification Time 134 Hours
Assessment You will be assessed for each unit by a one-hour electronic multiple-choice exam.

  • Unit 1– 50 stand-alone multiple-choice questions
  • Unit 2 – six case studies with five multiple-choice questions linking to each case study

You will have 12 months from your course start date
to complete each module and sit the exam.

For more information, you can visit https://www.libf.ac.uk/study/professionalqualifications/
banking/certificate-in-retail-and-digital-banking.

Your Investment

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Normal Price $630 $630

 

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LIBF Certificate in Business Banking (CertBB)

Programme Overview

The needs and demands of business banking customers are changing. Banks need more focus on early warning signs and managing problem loans to support their customers. The Certificate in Business Banking (CertBB) will help you meet these challenges.

CertBB will give you a solid understanding of your customers, their requirements and the products available to them. It will teach you about credit risk, managing problem loans and digital disruption. And you'll learn about new digital technologies such as:

  • Blockchain;
  • Distributed ledger;
  • Cloud;
  • Open banking;
  • FinTech;
  • Application programming interfaces (APIs); and
  • Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Written by business banking professionals who understand your role, CertBB uses case studies to give you practical real-life knowledge that you can apply at work.

Your new skills and knowledge will improve the service you give your customers. This will enhance your customer relationships and ensure you’re better prepared to respond to future challenges.

Successful completion enables you to demonstrate high standards of professionalism and enhance your credentials for a successful career in business banking.

Who Should Attend

Those starting a career in business banking or want to progress in current role.

Pre-requisite

Proficiency in English.

Programme Outline

The business banking environment
The operation and features of key business banking financial products and services and how these are changing
Macro-economic influences affecting the UK business banking sector
The role of the relationship manager, now and in the future
The increasing service demands of business banking customers
The basic principles of effective lending assessment and control
The use of appropriate data and information to make financial decisions and recommendations

Programme Structure

Guided Learning Hours 2 Hours
Other Hours 145 Hours
Total Qualification Time 147 Hours
Assessment

You will be assessed for each unit by a one-hour electronic multiple-choice exam.

  • Unit 1– 50 stand-alone multiple-choice questions
  • Unit 2 – six case studies with five multiple-choice questions linking to each case study

You will have 12 months from your course start date to complete each module and sit the exam.

For more information, you can visit https://www.libf.ac.uk/study/professionalqualifications/
banking/certificate-in-retail-and-digital-banking.

Your Investment

Package Stakeholder Non Stakeholder
Normal Price $630 $630

 

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