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AFB Training: Advanced Certificate in Managing the Risks of Terrorist Financing

By registering, you agree to your details being shared with the course provider, GCAL, in order to access the learning management system required to complete the course. Payment in full is required before course commencement.

The AFB Advanced Certificate in Managing the Risks of Terrorist Financing is a new online programme tailored for AFB members. The course is an on-demand (pre-recorded) instructor-led learning programme designed for all financial crime risk (“FCC”) professionals who are responsible for assessing and managing FCC risks. The course will cover terrorist financing methodologies, how to identify and assess the risks, conducting a terrorist financing risk assessment, and much more.

The Certificate focuses on practical applications of the learnings, which members can use in their day-to-day roles. It will be delivered in partnership with Great Chatwell Academy of Learning (GCAL), who have delivered the successful AFB Financial Crime Diploma course.

AFB members are offered an exclusive 15% discount on this course.

Course participants can expect to benefit from:

  • Five learning modules (each module lasts one hour) with up-to-date content;
  • Delivery via online and on-demand instructor-led learning, which can be completed at the learner’s convenience;
  • Modules that include structured learning and case-study analysis;
  • End of module MCQ (multiple choice questions) assessment that will confirm understanding;

On successful completion of all assessments, participants will receive the AFB Fraud Risk Management Compliance Certificate awarded in association with the University of Gloucestershire.

Who should attend?

  • All financial crime risk (“FCC”) professionals who are responsible for assessing and managing FCC risks
  • Customer due diligence analysts
  • SAR handlers and investigators
  • Senior FCC risk management professionals, including MLROs, DMLROs and nominated officers
  • Financial crime professionals with responsibility for drafting and maintaining policy and procedures
  • Financial crime professionals with responsibility for conducting the firm wide FCC and TF risk assessment
  • Risk and compliance professionals and internal auditors who conduct send and third-line quality assurance and testing

Course modules:

  • What is a terrorist, terrorist organisation and terrorist financing?
  • UK and international legal and regulatory response
  • Terrorist group analysis
  • Terrorist financing methodologies
  • Identifying and assessing the risks
  • Reporting the risks
  • Conducting a terrorist financing risk assessment

By the end of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Define what is terrorism and the impact of being ‘designated’ as a terrorist
  • List some of the most prominent individuals and groups that have been designated by the UN, UK, USA and EU
  • Describe some of the key international regulations governing the prevention, reporting and risk assessment of terrorist financing
  • Outline some of the more common sources and methodologies of terrorist finance, including new and emerging risks
  • Prolife designated group structures and finance activity
  • Use ‘red flags’ to help to identify and report suspected terrorist financing
  • Conduct a terrorist financing firm–wide risk assessment
  • List customer risks for inclusion in client-level risk assessment