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IFS Malta Certifications

2020-12-31

Refer to assessments below:

Certificates & Specialist Certificates - These are all open courses so you can register at any time. You have up to 3 months to complete the course allowing you to study at your own pace. You will be assessed by a multiple choice exam.

Advanced Certificate - There are two virtual classrooms throughout the course designed to really bring the subject matter to life, help you share ideas with subject matter experts and peers, and provide you with guidance on your assignments. Virtual classes take place across different time zones enabling engagement at an appropriate local time. This course is assessed by two written assignments (2,000 – 2,500 words).

International Diploma - This is a nine-month course assessed by three written assignments (from 3000 to 3500 words). All course materials are delivered via their online learning platform. There are four, 3-hour virtual classrooms throughout the course designed to really bring the subject matter to life, help you share ideas with subject matter experts and peers, and provide you with guidance on your assignments. Virtual classes take place across different time zones enabling engagement at an appropriate local time. 

Certificates & Specialist Certificates

ICA Certificate in Anti Money Laundering

A practical, introductory-level course that will give you a solid understanding of core money laundering and terrorist financing risks.  Suitable for operational or front-line staff as well as those considering embarking on a new career in AML as a stepping-stone for study at a higher level.

For more information, click here.

ICA Specialist Certificate in Combating the Financing of Terrorism.

Firms have a key role to play in identifying terrorist activity. In this course, you will examine the key terrorist motivators and what terrorists need to operate. You will explore sources of financing, the global CFT environment and proliferation issues (dual use goods and WMD).

For more information, click here.

ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Global Banking and Markets

In line with the recent UK FCA thematic review into money laundering risks and vulnerabilities in the capital markets, this course explores customer risk and financial market product and service risk typologies. It examines the specific financial crime risk factors involved in key customer types such as funds and exchanges and compares the vulnerabilities of major financial markets products, such as derivatives and foreign exchange. You will also learn more about the importance of the CDD process in mitigating these risks.

For more information, click here.

ICA Specialist Certificate in Conduct Risk

What does good conduct look like for a firm? What does it look like for customers? What are the impacts of poor conduct? The ICA Specialist Certificate in Conduct Risk gives you the skills and tools to address these issues and will help you put a conduct framework in place.

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ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention

This introductory course that will give you a solid understanding of core financial crime, fraud, bribery and corruption risks. This course is suitable for financial crime prevention employees, counter fraud employees and all individuals engaged in financial services who aspire to a career in financial crime prevention.

For more information, click here.

ICA Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Betting and Gaming.

Whether you work in the betting and gaming industry or have a customer that does, this course will help you get to grips with money laundering risks associated with this sector and how these risks can be mitigated.

For more information, click here.

ICA Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Correspondent Banking

In this course, you will analyse the fundamentals of correspondent banking and the opportunities for money launderers. You will explore the risk assessment and management approaches and the importance of robust due diligence as a risk control.

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ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Mobile Financial Services

Evaluate the specific financial crime risks mobile financial services present and explore the potential vulnerabilities within the range of products, services and market participants. Learn more about the effectiveness of CDD approaches and gain the tools to manage financial crime effectively.

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ICA Specialist Certificate in Anti-Corruption

Manage the bribery and corruption risk exposure at your firm more effectively with this accessible, online course. You will evaluate key areas such as PEPs, third parties and geographical/sectoral risk, the global anti-corruption framework and controls.

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ICA Specialist Certificate in Trade Based Money Laundering

Trade based money laundering is a highly effective way to launder the proceeds of crime or finance terrorism. By exploiting the complexities of international trade, criminals can transmit huge amounts of value across borders with little chance of detection.

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ICA Specialist Certificate in Money Laundering Risk in Private Banking

Private banking conjures up images of ultra-high net worth and secrecy. In this course you will compare different private banking products and their inherent risk factors and discover the associated risks around tax crimes, corruption and sanctions.

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ICA Certificate in Compliance

A practical, introductory-level course that will give you a solid understanding of core compliance issues. Suitable for anyone who wants to learn more about compliance and the regulatory environment as well as those considering embarking on a new career in compliance as a stepping-stone for study at a higher level.

For more information, click here.

Advanced Certificates & Diplomas

ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance 

The ICA Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance gives you the opportunity not only to learn more about how to be compliant but also why it is a real benefit, both to your organisation and industry as a whole.

For more information, click here.

ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Fraud 

This is an intermediate level course for those working in a fraud risk management role. The course is designed to give you actionable, practical knowledge so that you can implement key fraud management strategies at your firm.

For more information, click here.

ICA International Advanced Certificate in Anti Money Laundering 

An intermediate level course designed both for those in an AML role and those looking to embark on a new career in AML. You will gain actionable, practical knowledge to excel in your role.

For more information, click here.

ICA Advanced Certificate in Legal Compliance 

Designed by legal compliance practitioners, this course provides a comprehensive overview of the legal regulatory environment and the role of the compliance professional and will provide you with best practice risk management techniques. Suitable for legal compliance professionals working in England and Wales.

For more information, click here.

ICA Advanced Certificate in Business Compliance

This intermediate-level course has been specifically designed for compliance professionals working outside of financial services (e.g oil and gas, telecoms and aerospace). Gain actionable and practical risk-management skills to excel in your role.

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ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk 

The ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk explores the intricacies and challenges of meeting sanctions obligations.  You will learn about the latest sanctions challenges and best practice and you will review case studies, so you understand the risks sanctions present to firms and the frameworks used to manage these risks.

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ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance

This course gives you a broad understanding of the regulatory environment as well as the specialist skills and knowledge to be able to identify and manage key regulatory risks today and in the future.

For more information, click here.

ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering

ICA’s flagship qualification and the industry-standard for MLROs and professionals managing money laundering risk. This advanced level course will help you develop and implement best practice AML initiatives and will boost your professional profile.

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ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention

This advanced level course will better equip you to meet the many challenges associated with identifying, understanding and mitigating financial crime risks including fraud, cybercrime, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing. It will deepen your understanding and enhance your professional credibility. 

For more information, click here.

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