Certificate in Anti-Financial Crime Risk Management and Compliance

Enroll in the Certificate in Anti-Financial Crime Risk Management and Compliance and take your Anti-Financial Crime Career to the next level!

Course Description

As a result of the growing prevalence of financial crimes, firms must reform their internal operations and build a strong corporate compliance culture. In light of the growing regulatory scrutiny and ethical requirements, non-compliance can have major, and even disastrous, financial repercussions. As a result, enforcing compliance aids companies in preventing and identifying violations of laws, regulations, rules, and standards, shielding them from fines.

Corporate compliance is an ongoing effort since authorities are implementing stricter laws for compliance due to rising customer expectations, market competition, complicated firm ownership structures, complex business processes, and improvements in the use of technology. Organizations must create a strong compliance culture and program to effectively and consistently oversee their compliance standards over time.

This certificate program is a foundational training with four modules where you will learn about the core concepts of corporate compliance, compliance management, and related concepts that organizations should implement to avoid costly breaches and penalties.

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

Get access to our exclusive LinkedIn group with 1,500+ like-minded professionals and experts.

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 anti-financial crime and compliance management in an organizational seeting
  • Learn about anti-financial crime compliance best practices
  • Comprehend the role financial crimes in a wider criminological context
  • Understand selected international landmark regulation in the prevention of financial crime in selected geographical areas
  • Learn how organizations can effectively manage anti-financial crime risks with an effective compliance program
  • Understand the role of designed personnel, in particular the compliance officer
  • Identify, evaluate, and deal with potential indicia for suspicion related to financial crimes and money laundering

Target Audience

  • Professionals wanting to acquire and demonstrate specialized knowledge in anti-financial crime compliance and managing related compliance risks
  • Professionals wanting to increase their value through a better understanding of anti-financial crime in an organizational context
  • Professionals wanting to build a comprehensive anti-financial crime and compliance knowledge as well as practical skills
  • Career starters and students wanting to get an edge in anti-financial crime, compliance, and corporate risk management


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: Introduction to Corporate Governance

  • Introduction to this Module
  • Introduction to Compliance
  • The Integrated Model: Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  • Monitoring, Analysis, and Assessment of the Compliance System
  • Knowledge, Skills, and Responsibility of a Compliance Officer
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 2: Enterprise Risk Management Principles

  • Introduction to this Module
  • What Is Corporate Governance?
  • Compliance and Corporate Governance
  • The Place and Role of Compliance Management in Corporate Governance
  • Tone at the Top
  • Speak-Up Culture
  • Management of Conflict of Interest Risks
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 3: Compliance and Risk Management

  • Introduction to this Module
  • What is Risk Management?
  • Compliance and Risk Management
  • Hotline and the System of Internal Audits as an Effective Mechanism for Minimising Compliance
  • Audit Based on Risk Assessment: A New Face of Audit (A Study on the Example of COVID-19)
  • Company Measure concerning Positions with an Increased Level of Risk (Above Low)
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 4: Anti-Financial Crime Compliance

  • Introduction to this Module
  • What is Anti-Financial Crime Compliance?
  • Money Laundering: Money laundering, focuses on layering
  • Money Laundering: The use of shell companies
  • Bribery and Corruption: Anti-Corruption Compliance
  • Bribery and Corruption: Internal Assessment of Corruption Risks
  • Market Abuse and Insider Trading: Introduction to Market Abuse
  • Market Abuse and Insider Trading: Transactions with the Use of insider Information and Fines for Market
  • Manipulation
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 5: Customer Due Diligence and Know Your Customer

  • Introduction to this Module
  • Identification and Verification as a Part of Proper Due Diligence of a Customer
  • Understanding the Concept of the Ultimate Beneficial Owner (UBO)
  • Simplified Due Diligence, Regular Due Diligence, and Enhanced Due Diligence
  • Work with Politically Exposed Persons in Financial Institutions
  • Module Summary
  • Multiple Choice Quiz

Module 6: Overview of Additional Compliance

  • Introduction to this Module
  • Sanctions Compliance
  • Compliance in the Field of Personal Data Protection
  • Financial Monitoring as a Kind of Compliance Control
  • Security Compliance in the Company
  • Compliance in Procurement
  • Compliance in Work with the Third Parties
  • Legal Compliance
  • Compliance with Foreign Counterparties
  • Staff Compliance
  • Financial Compliance
  • 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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15 Learning Hours

Downloadable Resources

Access on Mobile and TV

Certificate of Completion

Interested in Group Training?

Empower your teams with the leading anti-financial crime, compliance, and risk management training and certifications.

This course is part of the Certified Anti-Financial Crime Professional (CFCP) program.

15 Learning Hours

Downloadable Resources

Access on Mobile and TV

Certificate of Completion

Interested in Group Training?

Empower your teams with the leading anti-financial crime, compliance, and risk management training and certifications.

This course is part of the Certified Anti-Financial Crime Professional (CFCP) program.

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