Financial Intelligence Specialist
The Financial Intelligence Specialist (FIS) designation from ManchesterCF and the University of New Haven in Connecticut can be acquired by individuals who complete 12 FIU Connect modules over a three-year period. To apply for the FIS certification program, there is a one-time registration fee of USD2,880.
An average grade of 80% from 12 completed modules is required for accreditation. There are no yearly membership fees, re-certification demands or continuing professional development requirements.
Those who have successfully completed 12 modules will be sent a physical certificate, issued by both ManchesterCF and the University of New Haven in Connecticut. Graduates will also be able to post the FIS digital badge on their LinkedIn profiles demonstrating to peers that they have acquired the FIS designation.
FIU Connect includes the following modules:
FIU CONNECT (Trade-Based Money Laundering)
The FIU CONNECT (Trade-Based Money Laundering) program provides training on how financial institutions can spot patterns of money laundering and terrorist financing in international trade.
FIU CONNECT (Correspondent Banking)
The FIU CONNECT (Correspondent Banking) program is designed for correspondent banking sales, payments operations, risk management, audit and AML compliance staff to strengthen their defences against financial crime.
FIU CONNECT (Private Banking)
The FIU CONNECT (Private Banking) program is designed to place critical knowledge into the hands of private bankers to recognise the potential patterns of financial crime.
FIU CONNECT (Capital Markets)
The FIU CONNECT (Capital Markets) program provides in-depth training to front office and back office staff on recognising and defending against financial crime vulnerabilities.
FIU CONNECT (Fundamental AML)
The FIU CONNECT (Fundamental AML) training program strengthens staff knowledge by placing a cornerstone of knowledge about AML/ATF in place.
FIU CONNECT (Economic Sanctions)
The FIU CONNECT (Economic Sanctions) training program advises participants on the purpose of sanctions, the consequences of non-compliance and methods that can be used to detect and mitigate sanctions risk.
FIU CONNECT (Corruption)
The FIU CONNECT (Corruption) training program examines real-life case studies and looks at prevention tactics to protect financial organisations from the threat of corruption.
FIU CONNECT (Terrorist Financing)
The FIU CONNECT (Terrorist Financing) training program has been developed to assist financial services firms bolster their defences and prevent misuse by people or entities linked to terrorism.
FIU CONNECT (Critical Thinking)
The FIU CONNECT (Critical Thinking) training program has been developed for AML/ATF compliance, corporate security and risk management professionals to strengthen the analytical capabilities of financial investigators.
FIU CONNECT (Human Trafficking)
The FIU CONNECT (Human Trafficking) training program advises participants on suspicious financial patterns that may indicate potential human trafficking through detailed case studies, examples and red flags.
FIU CONNECT (Report Writing)
The FIU CONNECT (Report Writing) training program helps participants understand the purpose and uses of reports and offers techniques on how to eliminate extraneous or irrelevant details when reporting.
FIU CONNECT (Environmental Crime)
The FIU CONNECT (Environmental Crime) training program advises participants on suspicious financial patterns that may indicate the trafficking of illegal environmental resources.
FIU Connect is accessible around the world, 24/7. All modules are encoded in HTML5 and viewable on any current laptop, desktop or tablet computer. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.