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Course format: live online

    Fraud Certificate: Online Course Content

    The Fraud Certificate course has been written by global subject matter experts, pulling examples from many countries and contexts. Case studies are used throughout the course to provide real-life examples. Lessons and examples are relevant to any industry, but the primary focus of study is financial institutions, including banks, credit unions, asset managers, and insurers.


    By completing the ACAMS Fraud Certificate online, you will gain a thorough understanding of the topic of fraud. Subjects covered include contract, bank, and securities fraud, asset misappropriation, ponzi schemes, cyber threats, and identity theft.


    Learning objectives:

    • Define fraud and recognize its red flags
    • Understand common fraud typologies
    • Identify your exposure to fraud typologies via a risk-based assessment
    • Implement controls to prevent fraud


    Virtual Classrooms

    This course includes two 90-minute, live Virtual Classrooms. The Virtual Classroom sessions are pre-scheduled before you purchase the course.


    The live fraud prevention classes are designed to help you retain key concepts from the training course. During the Virtual Classrooms, you can interact with fellow participants and the instructor to receive advice and answers to any questions you have.


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    Intended audience for the Fraud Certificate

    The ACAMS Fraud Certificate is suitable for anyone looking for financial fraud prevention courses in order to better understand and limit the risks of fraud in their organization. The certificate has been designed for both new and experienced employees, including:

    • Compliance officers
    • Risk managers
    • Fraud managers
    • Board members

    This certificate is also a useful stepping stone for anyone looking become a certified AML and fraud prevention professional, for example by earning the CAMS Certification.

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    Course structure

    • Four-week online course
    • Available on desktop or mobile (and most other devices)
    • 30-minute introductory video featuring case studies and foundational principles
    • Two 90-minute live, interactive Virtual Classroom sessions
    • Pass a short, 20-question final assessment to receive your Fraud Certificate
    • Results available immediately


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