Retired courses - Certified Global Sanctions Specialist certification

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

24/6/2024 (Monday)

Overview

On this accelerated ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Certification course, you’ll gain an understanding of the restrictive measures imposed by sanctions, their purpose, and how they are introduced.

In just 2 days, you’ll discover how you can embed sanctions compliance into your organisation, as well as about the organisations that issue and enforce sanctions, and individuals, countries and entities that are subject to sanctions. You’ll also learn:

  • How to identify common sanctions evasion techniques
  • How to differentiate between AML risk and sanctions risk

At the end of this course, you’ll sit the ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) exam and achieve your certification. Through Firebrand’s Lecture | Lab | Review methodology, you’ll get access to courseware, learn from certified instructors, and train in a distraction-free environment.

Audience

This course is ideal for mid-to senior-level professionals, in the following areas:

  • Sanctions Compliance
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Financial Sanctions
  • Sanctions Screening
  • AML/CTF
  • AML Sanctions
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Counsel
  • Embargo
  • Compliance Technology

Benefits

Other accelerated training providers rely heavily on lecture and independent self-testing and study.

Effective technical instruction must be highly varied and interactive to keep attention levels high, promote camaraderie and teamwork between the students and instructor, and solidify knowledge through hands-on learning.

Firebrand Training provides instruction to meet every learning need:

  • Intensive group instruction
  • One-on-one instruction attention
  • Hands-on labs
  • Lab partner and group exercises
  • Question and answer drills
  • Independent study

Curriculum

  • Module 1: Governance and Enforcement
  • Module 2: Sanctions Evasion Techniques
  • Module 3: Sanctions Due Diligence
  • Module 4: Sanctions Screening
  • Module 5: Sanctions Investigations and Asset Freezing

Exam Track

As part of this accelerated course, you’ll sit the following exam at the Firebrand Training centre, covered Certification Guarantee:

ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Exam

  • Duration: 175 minutes
  • Format: Multiple-choice
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Passing score: 62.5%
  • Languages: English, Arabic, French
  • Domains:
    • Governance and Enforcement (25%)
    • Sanctions Evasion Techniques (17.5%)
    • Sanctions Due Diligence (20%)
    • Sanctions Screening (20%)
    • Sanctions Investigations and Asset Freezing (17.5%)

 

To maintain your certification, you are required to:

  • Continue your ACAMS membership
  • Meet the Continuing Education credit requirements
  • Complete an online application and pay a recertification fee

What's Included

Your accelerated course includes:

  • Accommodation *
  • Meals, unlimited snacks, beverages, tea and coffee *
  • On-site exams **
  • Exam vouchers **
  • Practice tests **
  • Certification Guarantee ***
  • Courseware
  • Up-to 12 hours of instructor-led training each day
  • 24-hour lab access
  • Digital courseware **
  • * For residential training only. Accommodation is included from the night before the course starts. This doesn't apply for online courses.
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts
  • *** Pass first time or train again free as many times as it takes, unlimited for 1 year. Just pay for accommodation, exams, and incidental costs.

Prerequisites

Before attending this accelerated course, you must actively be:

  • CAMS Certified
  • An ACAMS member

Unsure whether you meet the prerequisites? Don’t worry. Your training consultant will discuss your background with you to understand if this course is right for you.

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