The Advanced CAMS-Risk Management Certification

Advanced CAMS-Risk Management is the new advanced certification from ACAMS that attests to a professional’s highly specialized knowledge in managing financial crime risk.

The new advanced certification helps organizations to verify that their global workforce is equipped with higher levels of specialized risk management expertise to evaluate and improve existing protocols and processes.

Certify Your Skillset in Risk Management

Advanced CAMS-Risk Management is the first exam-based advanced certification from ACAMS, designed to advance the skills and verify the expertise of CAMS-certified individuals seeking to further their careers with a global credential in Risk Management. It addresses the needs of Financial Crime Risk Management professionals by providing a verifiable credential attesting to their skills and abilities in assessing, mitigating and managing financial crime risk.

Like CAMS, the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management certification has a global perspective. The primary focus is financial institutions including banks, credit unions, insurance, MSBs, securities,
broker-dealers, credit card issuers, alternate payment systems, etc.

This advanced certification equips individuals with the necessary skills critical for, and not limited to, roles such as:

  • BSA Officers
  • Risk Officer
  • Compliance Officer
  • MLRO (Money Laundering Risk Officer)
  • Chief Global Compliance Officer

Benefits for Organizations

  • Risk Management–from identifying and mitigating, to measuring and managing risk–supports the value creation for organizations, irrespective of size and geography.
  • Experienced professionals in the field have a need to significantly elevate their skillset to take a clear and analytical approach to risk management in increasingly complex and shifting global operating environments.
  • The new Advanced CAMS-Risk Management certification helps to verify that their global workforce is equipped with higher levels of specialized risk management expertise to evaluate and improve existing protocols and processes.

Competencies earned through the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management credential:

  • Ability to set up a risk management framework for financial crimes, based on international policies and procedures, and risk management components.
  • Understand how regulatory and independent reviews impact risk assessments.
  • Identify controls for complex products.
  • Evaluate and interpret the integrity of relevant data for risk purposes.
  • Detect and use preventative internal controls to manage financial crime risk.
  • Assess layered risk.
  • Identify how a merger and acquisition affects a financial crime compliance program.
  • Establish an effective risk management program.
  • Prepare institutions to effectively manage risk and meet the expectations and requirements of regulators world-wide.

Eligibility and Examination

Candidates to the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management certification must be CAMS certified and have an active ACAMS membership. In order to obtain the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management certification, an examination is required. The exam preparation options are self-study, or instructor-led training with a 12-hour virtual classroom course and/or a one-day in-person preparation seminar.

Topics tested in the examination:

  • Risk Framework and Governance
  • Risk Identification and Assessment
  • Monitoring, Controls and Mitigation
  • Communications and Training

Candidates to the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management certification must be CAMS certified, and can obtain the Advanced CAMS-Risk Management credential by examination. The exam preparation options are self-study or instructor-led training with a 12-hour virtual classroom course and/or a one-day in-person preparation seminar.

Advanced CAMS-Risk Management
examination will be available in early 2020.

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The Advanced CAMS-Risk Management Examination Packages

Advanced CAMS-Risk Management
Standard Package

This package includes:

  • Electronic Study Guide (pdf)
  • The Advanced CAMS-Risk Management Exam

Private Sector:

USD $1,995

Please contact us at info@acams.org to secure your spot!

Advanced CAMS-Risk Management
Virtual Classroom Bundle

This package includes:

  • Six 2-hour live online classes
  • Electronic Study Guide (pdf)
  • The Advanced CAMS-Risk Management Exam

Private Sector:

USD $2,480