Certificate in Anti Bribery and Corruption

Enroll in the Certificate in Anti Bribery and Corruption and take your Anti-Financial Crime Career to the next level!

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Course Description

Bribery and other forms of corruption can be devastating to an organization, which means it’s critical employees have a deep understanding of the rules and regulations in this area. In addition, the current business and regulatory environment often requires employees to have knowledge that goes beyond the basics.

Our certificate program for professionals aims to deliver that advanced content, giving employees even more tools for their anti-bribery toolbelt. In this course, learners will explore facilitation payments and policies on commercial bribery. They’ll also explore global laws and regulations and find out what it takes to avoid corruption in high-risk countries.

This course is based on the anti-bribery and anti-corruption framework that a company must employ to accomplish its goals while guaranteeing that bribery and corruption incidents are prevented and detected. This course focuses on understanding the fundamentals of bribery and corruption as well as its principles and frameworks.

This certificate program is a specialized training that covers five modules on the principles of bribery and corruption. Additionally, it covers compliance programs, international standards and laws, and the duties and rights of anti-corruption officers. As you finish this course, this certificate program hopes to expand your knowledge of this specialist subject.

What You Will Get From This Course

In-demand Skills

Gain the relevant knowledge to ensure that you are supporting your firm and progressing your career.

Career Credential

Get a certificate from the FCA Financial Crime Academy.


Study on-demand and at your own time and pace, regardless of where you are in the world with this flexible online course.

Global Community

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Course Material

Download supplementary course material such as the comprehensive course study guide.

Quiz Questions

Test your knowledge with multiple-choice questions and determine which skills you have mastered!

Course Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the fundamentals of bribery and corruption in an organizational setting
  • Learn about motives relating to bribery and corruption
  • Comprehend the role of bribery and corruption for money laundering
  • Understand selected international landmark regulation in the prevention of bribery and corruption including (but not limited to) US and UK regulation
  • Learn how organizations can effectively manage bribery and corruption risks with an effective anti-bribery and corruption compliance program
  • Understand the role of designed personnel, in particular the anti-bribery and corruption officer
  • Identify, evaluate, and deal with potential indicia for suspicion related to bribery and corruption

Target Audience

  • Professionals wanting to acquire and demonstrate specialized knowledge in anti-bribery and anti-corruption and managing bribery and corruption risks
  • Professionals wanting to increase their value through better understanding of anti-bribery and anti-corruption in a corporate environment
  • Career starters and students wanting to build a comprehensive anti-bribery and anti-corruption knowledge
  • Anyone who is genuinely interested in understanding and managing risks related to bribery and corruption


For participating in this Certificate Program, you will need an electronic device with online video-viewing capabilities (e.g., smartphone, tablet, laptop, desktop computer, etc.). You will need no previous knowledge in compliance or anti-financial crime, although this is helpful. A background in business, legal, or finance might also be beneficial but is not required.

Learning Method

This Certification Program is presented entirely online. Modules can be completed in your own time and at your own pace. This interactive, supportive teaching model is designed for busy professionals and results in unprecedented certification rates for Certification Programs.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Program

  • Introduction to the Program

Module 1: Bribery and Corruption Fundamentals

  • Introduction to This Module
  • What is Bribery? What is Corruption
  • Why do Bribery and Corruption exist? Aspect-Motive-Cause Trinity
  • Bribery and Corruption: Predicate Crimes to Money Laundering
  • Bribery and Corruption: The 3 Stages of Money Laundering
  • Case Studies Bribery, Corruption and Money laundering
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 2: Overview of International Standards and Regulation

  • Introduction to This Module
  • Relevant International Organizations and their Policies
  • Overview of the United States US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)
  • Overview of the United Kingdom UK Bribery Act
  • Overview of Singapore’s Bribery & Corruption Legislation
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 3: Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Programs

  • Introduction to This Module
  • What is an Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Program?
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #1: Governance
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #2: Firm-Wide Policy
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #3: Control Environment
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #4: Risk Assessment
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #5: Training and Awareness
  • ABC Compliance Program Elements #6: Monitoring for Compliance with Controls
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 4: Rights and Responsibilities of the Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer

  • Introduction to This Module
  • Governance Structure
  • What Is an Anti-Bribery and Corruption Officer?
  • ABC Officer and His Role?
  • The Anti-Bribery and Corruption Compliance Officer’s Annual Report
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 5: Suspicion and Identification of Indicia for Bribery and Corruption

  • Introduction to This Module
  • The Risk-Based Approach (RBA) in Anti-Bribery and Corruption
  • Customer-related Bribery and Corruption Risks
  • What is Suspicious Activity? What is a Suspicious Transaction?
  • Specific Bribery and Corruption Red Flags
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Final Assessment

  • Final Assessment

Completing the Program

  • Completing the Program

Certification Track

Complete all courses of the certification track to become a Certified Anti-Financial Crime Professional (CFCP).

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the requirements to take the courses?

All of our certification programs are open to students and professionals in various industries and levels of experience. Our curriculum is designed to teach what you need to know from basic fundamentals to advanced practical case studies. To take the courses and complete the exercises, students will only need access to a PC and/or Mac, a smartphone or table, and a stable internet connection.

Can I download course files and resources for the course?

Absolutely! All the files (including study guide, audiobook, course slides, etc.) in a course are available for download. Just look for a module that shows the files within a course.

How long do I have to complete the courses?

You will have yearly access to the courses as long as you maintain an active subscription. All the courses are self-paced as well so you can take your time in learning without worrying about any deadlines.

Are there any additional fees or costs?

None! The bundle price includes everything and there are no additional fees or charges to earn your digital certification.

What currency are your courses priced in?

All our online courses are priced in USD. As this is a recurring payment, we accept all major credit and debit cards including Visa, MasterCard, and American Express.

How do I earn my certificates?

Students must complete all the video lessons, quizzes, and final assessments in each course. You can retake the assessments as many times as necessary until you reach an 60% passing grade.

How are the exams conducted?

Students are required to complete an online assessment (mostly multiple choice questions) at the end of each course. You can take the exams on your own schedule and will need to earn at least 60% to pass the course and earn your certificate of course completion. Please note that course exams can be repeated as many times as you need.

Can I email the instructor if I have questions?

While the courses are designed mainly for self-study, we are happy to provide email assistance for general or technical support inquiries.

Will these courses help me advance my career?

Based on hundreds of reviews from thousands of students we know how the Financial Crime Academy’s courses have helped so many people advance their anti-financial crime, compliance, and risk management careers. Our courses are designed to teach in-demand skills and relevant background knowledge of subject matter expertise needed in practice.

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