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Compliance Essentials Library

Financial Crime Prevention Course

Financial crime comprises two kinds of criminal activities, those generating illegitimate wealth (the proceeds of crime) and activities that protect, conceal or disguise those proceeds (money laundering).

All companies are exposed to a growing threat of financial crime, ranging from bribery and fraud to money laundering and terrorist financing.

Our Financial Crime Prevention Course will help your employees to understand what financial crimes are, how to prevent them and what they need to do if they suspect a financial crime may occur.

Audience: All staff  |  Duration: 30 minutes  |  Format: E-learning module

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare your employees to:

  • Recognise key types of financial crime including fraud, market abuse, money laundering, terrorist financing, bribery and corruption
  • Identify the steps that employees should take to help prevent financial crime
  • Know when and how to seek advice and report concerns

Financial Crime Course Contents

  • What is financial crime?
  • What is financial crime prevention?
  • Customers with illegitimate intentions
  • Your legal responsibility
  • Scenario 1: A couple break up
  • The security questionnaire
  • Phishing for information
  • Creating a joint account
  • Exercise: Authorisation form
  • Exercise: Other reasons for prosecution
  • Social engineering
  • Scenario 2: A politician moves money
  • Government official
  • Further investigations
    - Obtaining further information
  • Reporting
    - Dealing with the customer after the report
  • Any other infringements?
  • Scenario 3: Gifts, hospitality and procurement
  • Scenario 4: Unusual customers
  • Request to increase savings amount
  • Payment from a high-risk jurisdiction
  • Scenario 5: Alexa's tip
  • A useful tip
  • Dealing with inside information
  • Scenario 6: Fake invoices
  • What do you think?
  • Exercise: The Fraud Triangle
  • Repercussions of fraudulent activity
  • Summary
  • Affirmation
  • Assessment

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This course is part of our Compliance Essentials Course Library.

Compliance Essentials is our best-selling library and there's a reason for that.

Essentials contains 30 in-depth courses and dozens of express micro-learning modules from AML, Bribery, GDPR and Equality to Health and Safety. It provides a complete and comprehensive off-the-shelf compliance solution for UK businesses that can be customised completely to fit your organisation.

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Duration Approximately 30 minutes
Audience Suitable for all staff - examples and interactivities designed for staff at all levels
Prerequisites No previous knowledge or experience required
Design SHARD-compliant, responsive display on all devices, accessibility on screen readers, visual design controlled via client style sheet
Assessment Ten-question assessment
Test-out Ability to offer optional test-out, whereby users can choose to skip the course content and complete the learning assignment simply by passing the assessment Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Deployment AICC and SCORM 1.2-compliant, suitable for both hosted and deployed SCORM or AICC
Compatibility All Windows, Mac OSX, iOS, Android (Flash-free for mobile compatibility)
Tailoring Fully customisable on Skillcast Portal CMS
Translation Pre-translated versions not available, but all text content can be exported for translation into all languages
Localisation Based on UK legislation, but suitable for global audiences upon the removal of UK-specific references and translation as necessary

Off-the-shelf Courses

Our off-the-shelf subscription options allow you to train your staff using this course and other essential compliance courses cost-effectively.

We can also customise courses to your business needs or create fully bespoke courses to your specification.

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