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Global Sanctions Specialist

CGSS: CERTIFIED GLOBAL SANCTIONS SPECIALIST

CGSS — CERTIFIED GLOBAL SANCTIONS SPECIALIST

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Global Sanctions Specialist Certification

The ACAMS Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) certification is the global program for equipping professionals with the tools they need to understand and interpret changing sanctions regimes. This course teaches the crucial sanctions principles all compliance staff should understand and will be of value to those new to sanctions compliance.

Candidates are required to possess a sound knowledge of AML and terrorism prevention, and ideally be already an ACAMS-certified AML Specialist.

The Global Sanctions Specialist Certification is best suitable for:

  • Sanction Screening & Transaction Monitoring Officers and Managers
  • AML & CFT Compliance Officers and Managers
  • Senior KYC and CDD Officers and analysts
  • Money Laundering Reporting Officers
  • Internal Auditors

After the completion of this course, the learner should be able to understand:

  • Understand sanctions measures, their purpose, and how they are introduced.
  • Learn to identify sanctions evasion techniques.
  • Understand sanctions due diligence.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the risks of non-compliance.
  • Graduate with a minimum 2 years of experience in the compliance and related domain.
  • Candidates need to demonstrate 40 eligibility qualifying credits.
  • Please contact the Lead for International Certifications for more details.

Instructor-led classroom sessions and VILT sessions. Study Guide, Flashcards, Presentations and Case Studies, and Mock Exams. 

  • Regular sessions – 4-day sessions -9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.
  • Evening sessions – 6.00 p.m. – 9.00 p.m. (6 sessions – Once a week)

DHS 8000 / Person + VAT

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