Certified Professional in Anti Money Laundering and Counter Financing of Terrorism


This award has been specifically designed for senior industry practitioners, providing them with enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise to enable them to operate at the highest levels within their organisations. 

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Heads of Compliance, AML and Financial Crime Prevention
  • Money laundering reporting and prevention officers
  • Compliance, AML and financial crime managers and senior staff
  • Senior risk staff
  • Senior internal and external audit staff
  • Company secretaries
  • Accountants
  • Legal practitioners
  • Regulatory representatives
  • Anyone working in the above areas who aspires to be in a leadership role within an organisation

What will you learn?

  • AML leadership - building, managing and leading an AML team
  • Ethics, corporate governance and corporate responsibility
  • Drafting the AML compliance policies, procedures and systems of the organisation
  • MIS and compliance
  • Financial crime prevention 

View the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

  • Applicants have to be a current individual member of AICB
  • You should also be a senior practitioner e.g. Heading AML/compliance, audit, risk/operations with at least 3 years of experience in that position 

All applications will be pre-screened to assess suitability for the programme. 

How will you be assessed?

The qualification covers the following six high-level competencies targeted specifically for senior industry practitioners, to be completed over 9 months:

  1. Research your organisation and its requirements to help form an anti money laundering and countering terrorism financing policy
  2. Develop and communicate an anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing policy for your organisation
  3. Develop and monitor anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing controls in your organisation
  4. Support your staff in your organisation to comply with anti money laundering and counter terrorist financing requirements
  5. Maintain an effective relationship with relevant external bodies and respond to requests on consultation
  6. Identify and deal with non-compliant activity in your organisation

The assessment is based on a 3 hour interview, mapping the candidate's skills against the competencies for the programme. Award is given upon being graded as 'competent' in all 6 competencies. 

Designation upon completion, you will be awarded dual certification:

  • Certified Professional (CP) status (AICB and ICA)
  • Professional Postgraduate Diploma in AML awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University Of Manchester
  • Entitlement to apply for Fellowship of the ICA (FICA)

How and where can I study?

Intakes are conducted once a year in February. The interview is conducted at the end of the 9 month period. 

What does it cost?

  • Published price: RM 10,070
  • 2017 AICB Member price: RM 8,056

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Can this course be taught in-house?

If you have a training requirement for more than 15 employees, why not contact us to discuss delivering the training in-house at your firm? It’s the ideal way to maximise your budget, minimise disruption and tailor content to your specific needs.

Call our dedicated in-house training team at +65 6500 0010 or email enquiries@int-comp.com.

Any questions?

Call AICB at +603-2095 6833, email enquiries@aicb.org.my or visit the AICB.





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