There is currently a shortage of specialized professions to combat money laundering, the financing of terrorism and financial crimes. New laws passed around the world in the last 5 years have created pressure on the private and public sector to hire numerous people with related skills.

Consequently, ICUC's School of Management is launching an exciting new learning program: an Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Certificate Program for the Spring semester. The Seminar and Certificate are offered in collaboration with the Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute. The AMLFC Institute is an organization registered in Florida and its goal is to promote a compliance culture, develop education programs and conduct research in partnership with a network of academic institutions worldwide.

About the Institute

The AMLFC Institute offers to undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The Institute also conduct academic research and other activities for the purpose of advancing knowledge in the field of AML/CFT/FCP.

The AMLFC Institute has partnered with a worldwide network of universities promoting quality education and high standards of ethics. It’s global certification scheme produces a wider pool of knowledgeable workers and is recognized internationally. The AMLFC institute curriculum delivers to the marketplace individuals with practical knowledge of the field, able to work for the private sector, regulators, enforcement agencies and governments.
Students completing the professional certificate and actively maintaining their membership to the AMLFC Institute will be authorized to use the designation Certificate in Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (CAMLFC). The Institute is working towards the creation of internship and job opportunities for it’s students. Interested businesses and organizations should contact the AMLFC Institute.

Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Certification

ICUC's School of Management in association with the Anti-Money Laundering & Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute, offers students and industry professional the opportunity to earn a certificate in the field of Anti-Money Laundering. Students completing the professional certificate and actively maintaining their membership in the AMLFC Institute will be authorized to use the designation Certified in Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (CAMLFC).

This certificate provides an overview of Anti-Money Laundering, Countering the Financing of Terrorism and Financial Crimes Prevention. It is designed for board of directors’ members, business owners, and professionals such as accountants, attorneys and auditors of any regulated industries. Moreover, this program is ideal for existing compliance officers to acquire a universally recognized certification. Staff of government owned businesses, port and airport authorities, immigration & customs, police force, regulatory agencies, procurement divisions and legislature are also invited to register since the program aims to build more capacity within these organizations. The Certificate Program will provide any graduate or undergraduate student a path forward to launch a career in compliance with a private business, a government entity and a regulatory or enforcement agency. 

Structure: The duration of this program is fifteen (15) weeks.  More information will be forthcoming. The delivery mode is a mix of live digital presentation by a remote teacher with the support of an in classroom assistant teacher. This 15-module professional certification covers all of the key elements of anti-money laundering/bank secrecy act. Some of the module include:
  • The AML/BSA/CFT/OFAC Regulatory Ecosystem and obligations
  • Currency Transaction Report
  • OFAC, Sanctions & Terrorist
  • High Risk Customers
  • Enhanced Due Diligence
  • Suspicious Activity Reports
  • AML Risk Assessments and Independent Audit
  • Know Your Employees
  • Cybercrimes
Main Points:
The certificate program will include the participation of distinguished guest speakers from the field.  At the completion of this course the student will be invited to take a standardized test.  Successful students will be awarded the AMLFC Professional Certificate. Furthermore, students will be provided a two (2) year membership to the AMLFC Institute, access to the Institute job board, access to digital manual and other educational aid for two (2) years, six (6) months subscription to the screening tool, discounted rates to professional events or resources. 

Certification is strongly recommended by FIU Curaçao (previously called MOT). FIU Curaçao acts as an independent buffer between the private sector and the criminal justice system, in the joint combat against money laundering and the financing of terrorism. 

Admission Requirements: To qualify for admission to this AMLFC certificate program sequence of courses, a student must either complete at least one of the following in addition to a high school diploma and/or have entry level qualifications to a college/university: 
  • Already admitted at one of ICUC programs.
  • Have obtained a least an associate degree from another accredited institution.
  • Have accumulated five (5) years of experience working for a regulated entity under FIU Curacao, a regulator, an enforcement agency or government and possess at least a high school diploma. 

To register, go to:

For more information:
School of Financial Management
Program Manager Tisma Adhien
Inter-Continental University of the Caribbean
Molenplein 1, Otrobanda
Tel: +5999-7242600 ext 215

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