ACAMS Certification - Anti Money Laundering Course in Kenya

The Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) certification is a world-recognised AML certification. The course for ACAMS Certification in Kenya equips a candidate with the vital concepts of Financial Terrorism (FT) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML). Through this course, one can learn about international, regional and local laws against finance crime.

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What is The ACAMS Certification Course in Kenya All About?

Our course for ACAMS Certification in Kenya deals with the complex network of risks associated with illegal financial practices. It describes what companies and their employees are required to do by implementing anti-money laundering laws and regulations.

Why is The Training for the ACAMS Certification Course in Kenya Important?

The course for ACAMS Certification in Kenya shows how to identify, detect and prevent money laundering. Participants can easily understand the laws that make money laundering illegal. They also develop the essential skills required to safeguard the financial industry.

Why Do Companies Hire Professionals With ACAMS Certification in Kenya?

Companies prioritise more on professionals having ACAMS Certification in Kenya. They are knowledgeable in the core principles of terrorist financing risks and money laundering. Organisations need professionals who can protect them from criminal charges, big fines and negative publicity.

Industry Trends


To protect themselves against financial crimes, most businesses and financial institutions today adhere to AML requirements. Different industries across the globe understand the growing importance of ACAMS Certification to safeguard companies from illegal finance activities.

 

Market trends

The employment market for AML has evolved due to the growing need for compliance and AML in financial services. The employment opportunities are expected to grow by 4.6% with 15,600 job openings in this field.

Salary Trends

In Kenya, an AML Analyst is earning around 223,000 KES per year. Having the ACAMS certification can lead to more lucrative jobs.

Demand & Opportunities


Achieving the ACAMS Certification in Kenya opens doors to better career opportunities with impressive salary packages. 

Here are some of the in-demand job roles with ACAMS Certification in Kenya listed below:

  1. AML Analysts
  2. AML Specialists
  3. AML Compliance Officers
  4. Compliance Managers
  5. AML Policy Advisors

Course Outcome


Successful completion of the Anti Money Laundering Course in Kenya will help you to do the following:

  • Gain the expertise to distinguish between different types of financial crime risks
  • Embrace the risk-based approach as a cornerstone of financial vigilance
  • Develop the acumen to assess risk with precision and foresight
  • Stay ahead of regulatory expectations with proactive measures
  • Foster resilience in the face of ever-changing financial landscapes
  • Unleash the power of efficient record-keeping as a bulwark against financial crimes

Course Module


  • Types of financial crime, including anti-money laundering, terrorist financing, fraud, bribery and corruption, tax, and sanctions evasion
  • Risks from financial crime, including types of risk and categories of risk
  • The concept and practice of the “risk-based approach”
  • The role of compliance and the three lines of defence
  • Risk-based escalation
  • Identifying and reporting suspicious activity
  • Record keeping
  • Offences and penalties
  • Verification of identity: individuals and corporates
  • Risk management programs, including KYC, transaction monitoring, name screening, sanctions screening
  • Customer due diligence: Know Your Customer (KYC) and Customer Risk Assessment
  • Anti Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing defined: the nature and scale of the problem
  • The stages of Anti Money Laundering and CTF and where financial services firms could be vulnerable
  • FATF initiatives and UN Sanctions
  • The functions of the Anti Money Laundering Reporting Officer (MLRO)
  • The risks associated with Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) and Higher Risk Jurisdictions
  • Ongoing transaction monitoring and Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

Program Dates


3 Mar
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24 Mar
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31 Mar
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Expert Instructors & Teaching Methods


Dr Srinivas is a leading industry professional in the field of finance and accounting. He is an established corporate trainer with demonstrated experience in his field. He is the holder of some of the world’s most valued professional credentials such as CMA, CPA, PMP, CCA, CFE, etc. He has an extensive educational background as well in finance which establishes his mettle in designing, developing and delivering excellent training programs. His training records mark exceptional results in guiding and teaching professionals of all experience levels and from diversified backgrounds. He integrates his excellent presentation skills with the knowledge of educational theories and methodologies to provide onsite and virtual training that is of unparalleled quality. His high community services contribution also ascertains his commitment to training potential aspirants to become tomorrow’s professionals.

Education

  • ⦾ Ph.D. in Management, 2018 (Provisional yet to be received) OPJS University, India
  • ⦾ M.Sc. in Applied Psychology 2016, Bhartiyar University, India
  • ⦾ MBA in Finance 2012, Nagarjuna University, India
  • ⦾ LLB 1998, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ M.Com 1994, Osmania University, India
  • ⦾ B. Com 1990, Osmania University, India

 

Professional Qualifications

 

  • ⦾ Certified Public Accountant, (CPA), The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, U.S.A
  • ⦾ Certified Management Accountant, (CMA), The Institute of Management Accountants, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Fraud Examiner, (CFE), Association of Fraud Examiners, USA
  • ⦾ Certified Cost Accountant (ICWA-Inter), The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India, India
  • ⦾ Project Management Professional (PMP), Project Management Institute

Dr. Srinivas, PhD, MSc, MBA, LLB, CMA, CPA, PMP

Why Count on Learners Point?


Learners Point Academy is the leading provider of Anti Money Laundering courses in Kenya. We help professionals to build the important skill sets to get ACAMS certified.

Following are the USPs our Anti Money Laundering Training Course in Kenya offers you:

  • We look at real-world scenarios organisations face and formulate our anti money laundering training course evaluating practical requirements
  • Apart from theoretical knowledge, our anti money laundering training course also focuses on practical case studies to give you a reality check and insight into what exactly will be asked of you while delivering in a demanding role
  • Our bespoke anti money laundering training course also equips you with hands-on experience by offering assignments related to the actual work environment
  • Apart from organising group sessions, we also offer a guided learning experience to enhance the quality of our anti money laundering training course
  • We also take a discrete approach to career guidance so that one can be successfully placed as a professional

Learners Experience


“Both my confidence and abilities have increased since I started the training. I appreciate Learners Point. I feel more assured in my work role.”

Almasi Osano

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Specialist

"The trainers are very helpful and skilful. They helped me to understand the important concept of money laundering. I am now an ACAMS-certified professional. ”

Bishara Nganga

Anti-Money Laundering Executive

"I am very satisfied with the course. It is well structured and helped me to develop my skills and strengthen my weak points.”

Toby Maiyo

Deputy Anti-Money Laundering Officer

"The course is very easy to learn. Highly recommended for those who want to get ACAMS certified."

Gatete Rudisha

AML Analyst

"I passed the CAMS course and obtained the ACAMS Certification in Kenya. Thanks to excellent course training. The instructors were helpful and provided us with real-world examples."

Kamba Akello

Financial Analyst

Our Graduates


Our graduates are from big companies, small, companies, they are founders, career changers and life long learners. Join us and meet your tribe!

FAQs on ACAMS Certification in Kenya

To get the ACAMS Certification in Kenya, you need to do the following:
1) Apply for the ACAMS membership
2) Submit your application
3) Attempt and pass the CAMS exam
Yes. The Anti Money Laundering Course in Kenya follows the AML Law in Kenya. The course is updated with the latest regulations and industry practices. For more details get in touch with us today.
Yes. Pursuing a career in AML along with ACAMS Certification in Kenya can lead you to high-paying jobs.
After registration, if a candidate decides to discontinue the Anti Money Laundering Course in Kenya, he or she is entitled to a full refund. If the refund request is submitted in writing within two days of registering, it will be approved and processed. From the date of withdrawal, the reimbursement will be given within four weeks.
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