Postgraduate Certificate in AML/CFT & Financial Crime


About ACAMS and CAMS Certification

Founded in 2001, the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists® (ACAMS) is the premier membership organization devoted to professionals in the anti-money laundering field. The mission of ACAMS is to advance the professional knowledge, skills and experience of those dedicated to the detection and prevention of money laundering and other financial crimes around the world. The CAMS Examination is an internationally recognized examination that rigorously tests for aptitude and expertise in anti-money laundering detection, prevention and enforcement. Each person who passes the exam becomes a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist® (CAMS), a designation that denotes one as an authority in the AML field.


CAMS certified professionals earn more money; CAMS demonstrates to examiners/regulators that your department has specialized, concentrated knowledge in the AML field; CAMS can help your company minimize risk.

Sanctions for financial/ accountable institution Section 39 of Anti-Money Laundering Amended Act 2014, (Act 874)

A person who fails to provide training to its employees or to set up a compliance function as required under Section 41 commits an offence and is liable on summary conviction to a fine of not more than two thousand penalty units or to a term of imprisonment of not more than five years or both.

Course Description

The professional certificate program is designed in collaboration with Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), USA to bridge the skills gap in Anti Money Laundering & Financial crime education. ERM Institute (Ghana), ACAMS educational partner works with tertiary institutions in Ghana to train and certify individuals. This accredits you with the 40 credit hour requirement of the CAMS certification, leading to the writing of the CAMS examinations.

*NB. This is a preparatory course for the CAMS exams.

Course Assessment

Your understanding of the course content will be assessed by completion of course exercises in the classroom and a short final exam.

Delivery Methods

Powerpoint slides, Case studies, speaker, notes, Handouts, Brainstorming, Experience sharing, Guided Discussion, Group Exercise, Role play, Feedback report.

Course Fee: GHS 1,099


DAY 1 – Risks and Methods of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

DAY 2 -International & Domestic Compliance Standards/Laws on AML/CFT

DAY 3- AML Compliance Programme/Supporting the Investigation process

DAY 4 -Practitioners’ Forum, Case Studies & Course Overview

Course Requirements and Certificates

Participants must meet these criteria to be eligible for AML/FT Certificate.

1. Satisfactory attendance- participants must attend all sessions of 40 credit hours.

2. Successful completion of all classroom exercises and final exam.

3. Participants who do not meet these criteria will only receive a certificate of attendance

Course Facilitators

ERM Institute (Ghana), ACAMS Educational Partner.

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Certificate Awarding Institution

University of Ghana