FSM621 - Introduction to Financial Crime Investigations

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Subject Title
Introduction to Financial Crime Investigations

Subject Description

This course provides an introduction to financial crime including fraud, money laundering/terrorist financing, and cybercrime as well as the processes financial institutions use to prevent, identify and mitigate these crimes. The course provides foundational knowledge and the opportunity to develop skills in relation to anti-money laundering (AML) investigations and analysis, preparing students for the roles of junior AML/Compliance officers and investigators within financial institutions such as banks and securities firms.

Credit Status
One credit.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Identify, analyze and mitigate financial crimes including money laundering and terrorist financing, fraud, cybercrime and bribery & corruption.
  2. Explain the role of compliance and operational risk management in combating financial crimes.
  3. Evaluate the impact of financial crimes on financial institutions.
  4. Apply financial crime investigation frameworks.
  5. Articulate how basic analytics can be used as tool for financial crime investigation.
  6. Articulate the respective roles and responsibilities of the various regulatory bodies and industry associations in the financial services industry in relation to financial crime.

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