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ACAMS - Certified Global Sanctions Specialist | CGSS

Duration

Duration:

Only 2 Days

Method

Method:

Classroom / Online / Hybrid

Next date

Next date:

6.2.2023 (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

Four reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. You'll be trained and certified faster. Learn more on this 2-day accelerated course. You'll get at least 12 hours a day of quality learning time in a distraction-free environment
  2. Your course is all-inclusive. One simple price covers all course materials, exams, accommodation and meals – so you can focus on learning
  3. Pass first time or train again for free. Your expert instructor will deliver our unique accelerated learning methods, allowing you to learn faster and be in the best possible position to pass first time. In the unlikely event that you don't, it's covered by your Certification Guarantee
  4. Study with an award-winning training provider. We've won the Learning and Performance Institute's "Training Company of the Year" three times. Firebrand is your fastest way to learn, with 134561 students saving more than one million hours since 2001

Benefits

Seven reasons why you should sit your course with Firebrand Training

  1. Two options of training. Choose between residential classroom-based, or online courses
  2. You'll be certified fast. With us, you’ll be trained in record time
  3. Our course is all-inclusive. A one-off fee covers all course materials, exams**, accommodation* and meals*. No hidden extras.
  4. Pass first time or train again for free. This is our guarantee. We’re confident you’ll pass your course first time. But if not, come back within a year and only pay for accommodation, exams and incidental costs
  5. You’ll learn more. A day with a traditional training provider generally runs from 9am – 5pm, with a nice long break for lunch. With Firebrand Training you’ll get at least 12 hours/day quality learning time, with your instructor
  6. You’ll learn faster. Chances are, you’ll have a different learning style to those around you. We combine visual, auditory and tactile styles to deliver the material in a way that ensures you will learn faster and more easily
  7. You’ll be studying with the best. We’ve been named in Training Industry’s “Top 20 IT Training Companies of the Year” every year since 2010. As well as winning many more awards, we’ve trained and certified over 100,000 professionals
  • * For residential training only. Doesn't apply for online courses
  • ** Some exceptions apply. Please refer to the Exam Track or speak with our experts

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. 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 (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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