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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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CBI: Professional Banker Certificate

 

Programme Objectives

The Professional Banker Certificate is an introductory banking certificate suitable for individuals new to, or already working, in retail, business and private banking environments. Developments in regulation and technology are rapidly changing the banking industry, and the Professional Banker Certificate builds the foundation of knowledge and skills needed for professionals to thrive in the exciting world of banking in a digital age.

Who Should Attend

This programme is suitable for any financial services professionals who wish to develop and demonstrate their knowledge and expertise of the banking industry, including those in specialized areas such as Information Technology, Human Resources and Marketing.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for Professional Banker Certificate, and no prior knowledge is assumed.

Contents

Module 1: Banks and Banking in a Digital Age
Module 2: Products and Services, Distribution Channels, and the Customer Experience
Module 3: Principles and Practice of Bank Lending
Module 4: Bank Risks
Module 5: The Legal and Regulatory Environment
Module 6: Professionalism and Ethics in Banking

Your Investment

Package Stakeholder Non Stakeholder
Normal Price $590 $640

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CBI: Foundation Certificate in Responsible Banking

Programme Objectives

To develop the learner’s knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the business of banking in a digital age, combining study of core banking principles and practice with learning about the forces that are transforming the way we bank, and how banks are responding to meet the changing expectations of customers in an increasingly competitive environment. With key themes being responsible and sustainable banking, and what it means to be a professional in banking in the current environment, the learner will be better able to apply those principles to help their bank deliver its strategy, perform well at work, and serve customers, communities, and the wider environment well.

Who Should Attend

All bank employees, particularly those new to banking, and regardless of their own specialism, who want to expand their knowledge and understanding of the business they are in – the business of banking – and have that knowledge and understanding recognised through the award of a professional banking qualification.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this programme, the learner will be able to:

  • Explain the purpose and functions of different types of banks and banking in a digital age, the role that banks, banking and bankers play in society, and the way in which the UN Principles for Responsible Banking provide the framework for sustainable banking.
  • Describe the range of products and services banks provide and explain the impact of digital and data driven innovations on the ways in which: (a) banks develop and deliver banking services; and (b) customers conduct their banking through a wide range of distribution channels.

Your Investment

Package Stakeholder Non Stakeholder
Normal Price $300 $350

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CBI Certificate in Green and Sustainable Finance

Programme Overview

The Certificate in Green and Sustainable Finance syllabus has been developed to encompass broader aspects of sustainable finance, alongside green finance aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, although the focus remains on "green".

Who Should Attend

The certificate is aimed at financial services professionals globally who wish to develop and demonstrate their knowledge and expertise of green and sustainable finance. This certification is suitable for broad financial services sector coverage, including bankers, insurers, investment managers, central bankers and regulators, risk managers, analysts and consultants.

Pre-requisite

No entry requirement is needed.

Programme Outcomes

The certification emcompasses broad aspect of sustainable finance and green finance in several area of studies, such as:

  • Green and sustainable finance in the context of retail, commercial and wholesale banking, central and development banks, insurance and investment sectors;
  • The science of climate change and the role of the financial system in the natural world;
  • Global, international and national policy, regulatory and industry responses to support flows of finance for sustainable growth;
  • Climate-related financial risks, and other environmental and sustainability risks;
  • Key sustainable finance frameworks/principles (e.g. UN SDGs, PRI/PRB, TCFD, Green Bond and Green Loan Principles);
  • Transition to sustainability;
  • Overview of green and sustainable FinTech; and
  • Ethical dimensions of green and sustainable finance, and the role of Green and Sustainable Finance Professionals ™.

Your Investment

Package Stakeholder Non Stakeholder
Normal Price $1,130 $1,180

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BCM-5000: ISO22301 Business Continuity Management System Expert Implementer Certification

Programme Overview

This holistic Business Continuity Management (BCM) course is primarily designed for BC professionals, or anyone interested in implementing or managing business continuity for their organisation. The course is divided into 4 modules where each module allows you to understand the BCM fundamentals, practice and implement an actual risk assessment, business impact analysis, business continuity strategy and plan as well as in-depth discussion on how to engage management and the BCM team when the BCM plan has been implemented. Participants would also be able to have a fundamental knowledge of crisis management and command centre management. The course would put more emphasis on pandemic management and how it relates to business continuity.

Programme Objectives

By the end of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Be competent in ISO22301 and gain insights into the fundamentals of BCM;
  • Familiarise themselves with the concepts and terminologies of BCM;
  • Manage and deploy all the BCM templates;
  • Project and manage a BCM programme;
  • Assist in the managing of crises and setting up of a Crisis Command Centre; and
  • Apply the knowledge to actual BCM implementation and maintenance.

Who Should Attend

Business Continuity (BC) Managers, Organization Business Continuity Management (BCM) Coordinators and Practitioners that are tasked to drive large and complex corporate level BCM programmes will reap maximum benefits from the concepts and practices.

Methodology

Module 1: Self-study E-Learning
Module 2: Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT)
Module 3 & 4: Face-to-face

Examination

Date: 29 November 2022 (Online Examination)

Programme Outline

Modules Programme Description
Module 1
  • Introduction to ISO 22301 Standards
  • BCM Fundamentals
  • Risk Analysis and Review (RA)
  • Business Impact Analysis (BIA)
  • BC Strategy
  • Plan Development (PD)
  • Testing and Exercising
Module 2
  • Walkthrough Exercise on RAR Templates
  • Walkthrough Exercise on BIA Templates
  • Walkthrough Exercise on PD Templates
  • Walkthrough Exercise on Exercising and Testing Templates
Module 3
  • Project Management
  • Program Management
  • Crisis Management and Communications
  • Set Up Command Centre Operations
Module 4
  • BCM Case Study

Programme Delivery

 

Modules Date & Time Learning Mode
Module 1 24 October - 6 November 2022 Self-Study E-learning
  Module 2 (Session 1) 7 November 2022 VILT
   Module 2 (Session 2) 14 November 2022 VILT
Module 3 23 November 2022 Face to face
Module 4 24 November 2022 Face to face

Your Investment

Categories Stakeholder Non-stakeholder
Programme Fee $3,600.00 $3,850.00
Group Fee $6,480.00 (For 2 Pax) $6,930.00 (For 2 Pax)

 

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OPERATIONAL RISK MANAGER ORM™

Programme Overview

The Operational Risk Manager (ORM™) Certification Programme explores in detail the operational risk environment in the 21st century which includes breakthrough technology, increased data availability, and new business models and value chains that are transforming the ways organisations serve customers, interact with third parties, and operate internally. The program covers best practice techniques and builds upon material covered in the Operational Risk Leader (ORL™) certification program. It will enable participants to obtain and demonstrate a practical understanding of the operational risk environment and will help prepare them for a more demanding and senior role within any organisation.

Designed with input from dedicated and highly experienced Board Directors and industry practitioners, this is a must-have for all operational risk practitioners wishing to benchmark their practice and gain a comprehensive overview of what modern operational risk managers need to know regardless of the industry they are coming from.

Who Should Attend

This program is suitable for anyone working in or related to Operational Risk Management, Risk Management, Internal Audit, Governance, Compliance, Operations, Quality, Environmental Health & Safety, Project Management, etc.

Methodology

Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT)

Your Investment

Categories Stakeholder Non-stakeholder
Programme Fee $ 2,400.00 $ 2400.00

 

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CBI CHARTERED BANKER BY EXPERIENCE

Programme Overview

Designed for experienced banking professionals who wish to gain Chartered Banker status in as little as 12 weeks. Chartered Banker by Experience is intended for individuals who have at least 10 years of business experience, including 5 years of relevant banking and financial services experience. The qualification is intended for individuals who want recognition for their expertise, experience and contribution to banking, and seek an accelerated, flexible yet rigorous route to Chartered Banker status.

Eligibility

Candidates must have at least 10 years of business experience, including 5 years of relevant banking and financial services experience.

  • Pre-screening: to ensure candidate suitability for the Chartered Banker by Experience qualification, candidates must check their experience against our detailed requirements
  • Advanced Standard for Professional Bankers: candidates holding the CB:PSB’s Advanced Standard for Professional Bankers are eligible for an enhanced, accelerated route, requiring them to complete steps 2 and 3 only

Becoming a Chartered Banker

Successfully completing the Chartered Banker by Experience qualification means becoming a Chartered Banker, joining the rapidly growing global Chartered Banker Institute of more than 30,000 members, and being eligible to use the Chartered Banker designation for as long as an individual continues to meet the Institute’s on going requirements. In brief, these are to:

  • Make an annual commitment to follow the Chartered Banker Code of Professional Conduct;
  • Complete and record a minimum of 35 hours of continuing professional development (CPD) each year; and
  • Remain a member of the Institute in good standing.

Your Investment

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Normal Price $4,990 $5,150

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