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Certified Anti-Financial Crime Professional (CAFCP) or (AFCP)

The Certified Anti-Financial Crime Professional programme is a comprehensive 12-week programme designed to equip learners with a thorough understanding of the AML principles, policies, procedures, and regulations within an EU context. The programme, delivered through 12 blocks, is designed to help learners develop the necessary skills to design, implement, and maintain effective AML programmes compliant with EU legislation regulations.

The programme provides a comprehensive overview of financial crime prevention in the EU context, covering legal frameworks, risk management, sanctions, and compliance technologies. It includes practical case studies, emphasises the importance of a risk-based approach, and introduces cutting-edge tools like data analytics and AI for detecting financial crimes. Designed for professionals seeking in-depth knowledge and practical skills, this syllabus ensures readiness for effectively combating financial crime within the EU’s regulatory environment.

The course begins in:

Programme Structure

This programme contains 12 blocks – 4 hours per block (The blocks can be integrated to meet the preferred mode, and duration, of the programme’s delivery):

  • Block 1: Introduction to Anti-Money Laundering (AML)
  • Block 2: EU Legal Framework on AML
  • Block 3: Applying a Risk-Based Approach to AML
  • Block 4: Sanctions and PEP Screening in EU
  • Block 5: Transaction Monitoring and Reporting
  • Block 6: EU Case Studies on Money Laundering
  • Block 7: Cooperation and Information Sharing
  • Block 8: Terrorism Financing
  • Block 9: Compliance Programme Essentials
  • Block 10: AML Technology Solutions
  • Block 11: Introduction to Data Analytics & AI for Financial Crime Professionals
  • Block 12: Review and Preparation for Certification Exam

Programme Delivery

Blended – a mixture of live-on-line tutorials and asynchronous on demand content. The blended alternative types can be bespoked to the preferred mode of the programme’s delivery.

The summative assessment (100% of the grade) will be a final 3-hour proctored examination. The programme will include formative assessment (0% of the grade) comprising weekly quizzes, reading assignments, and interactive discussions to ensure an engaging and comprehensive learning experience.

This programme will be validated by Technological University Dublin as a 10 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) micro-credential, Transnational award (as per OECD and UNESCO guidelines). This award will be at Level 8 on the Irish National Framework of Qualifications and the programme will also be globally recognised.

AML Intelligence

AML Intelligence is the fastest growing global business site for AML and Compliance professionals. We are committed to delivering quality reporting, analysis and data on money laundering and anti-terrorist financing.

From our offices in Brussels and Dublin we provide a broad range of information, news and services for the global AML executive community.

Our correspondents also bring you the latest insights on developments in the European Commission, European Parliament and in financial services throughout the EU.

PAT Business School

AML Intelligence has partnered with PAT Business School, one of Ireland’s leading Edtech companies. PAT Business School specializes in the provision of globally accredited professional accountancy exams in addition to a range of university validated Fintech, Regtech, AML, CTF as well as a suite of professionally validated financial and skills-based programmes.

Its stakeholders range from Irish Government agencies, European Union, global professional bodies, University partners, multinational companies, financial institutions, to small and medium enterprises.

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Enroll today and elevate your career

To book your place on this course, please complete the registration form to begin the enrollment. Our team will promptly process your request to ensure you receive your invoice in a timely manner.

Next course intake – Wednesday July 3rd 2024

Course Fee: €1800.00

You can choose to pay the full amount now or pay in installments with an initial deposit of €600,00.


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