Training

Stratis Advisory is a market leader in developing and delivering comprehensive training programs using advanced training methods. From designing the first of its kind in the anti-money laundering industry: ACAMS Advanced Certification Program, including courses in anti-money laundering audit and financial crimes investigators, to foundational anti-money laundering for early stage FinTech companies to c-suite executives on liabilities and compliance culture, Stratis Advisory delivers best in class training. Our staff includes CAMS-certified instructors, ACAMS Advanced Certification Program faculty, and guest lecturers at Top 10 law schools and Top 15 MBA programs.

Our services include:

  • Core Training for Appropriate Personnel: Develop right-sized training for the appropriate job function providing the fundamentals to core capabilities
  • Advanced Training Methodologies and Programs: Develop immersive programs designed to apply foundational elements in strategic situations
  • C-Suite Training: Executive-level training focused on what executive management and directors need to know
  • E-Learning: Use of electronic means to deliver training with testing and recordable metrics

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Engagement Profiles:

Develop Advanced Certification Program for Leading Global Financial Crimes Association – Phase 1

Situation and Background: ACAMS, the leading financial crimes association, sought to develop an advanced certification program due to membership feedback for specialized training.

Key Issues:

  • Develop advanced training methodologies that would leverage market-leading association, bring value to members, and provide specialized training.
  • Required new framework to deliver an advanced training certification program.
  • Identify specialized topic, curriculum, content, and evaluation criteria.

Services:

  • Scope and design advanced training methodology and develop advanced certification framework.
  • Manage thought leadership and content from more than 15 international experts.
  • Develop curriculum on anti-money laundering audit for global practioners.
  • Launch first of its kind advanced AML certification (CAMS-Audit) that included team-based exercises and whitepaper.

Develop Advanced Certification Program for Leading Global Financial Crimes Association – Phase 2

Situation and Background: ACAMS sought to continue development of the ACAMS Advanced Certification Program to include specialized training in financial investigations.

Key Issues:

  • Develop advanced training certification for financial crimes investigators.
  • Leverage existing advanced certification framework for new specialized training.
  • Identify thought leaders, curriculum, content, and evaluation criteria.

Services:

  • Scope and design advanced training methodology and hosted thought leadership workshop.
  • Manage thought leadership and content from more than 10 international experts.
  • Develop curriculum on financial crimes investigations for global practioners.
  • Launch first of its kind advanced AML certification (CAMS-FCI) that included team-based exercises and whitepaper.

AML/BSA Emerging Payments Training for Asia-Pacific Financial Institution

Situation and Background: Asia-Pacific financial institution sought electronic delivery training modules on anti-money laundering risks associated with emerging payment methods.

Key Issues:

  • Firm sought to increase knowledge and awareness of anti-money laundering risks with emerging payment methods.
  • Firm sought training modules as part of financial crimes training program.
  • Training needed to be designed for electronic delivery.

Services:

  • Modules focused on anti-money laundering risks with emerging payment methods such as online banking, mobile banking, digital currencies, including Bitcoin, and third-party payment processors.
  • Content creation of foundational information with question and answer sections to reinforce material.
  • Develop story-board method to integrate with online delivery channel.

Board of Directors AML/BSA Training for Financial Institution with Emerging Payments Portfolio

Situation and Background: Financial institution sought external expertise to provide executive-level AML/BSA training for its Board of Directors.

Key Issues:

  • Firm sought external expertise to provide annual Board of Directors training on AML/BSA matters.
  • Training needed to be delivered by expert comfortable with c-suite executives.
  • Firm maintained an emerging payments portfolio with unique risk factors.

Services:

  • Develop executive-level training for c-suite that included ongoing AML/BSA obligations, liabilities, penalties, and emerging payments.
  • Training addressed current regulatory climate on AML/BSA/OFAC, including in-depth analysis on FinCEN’s Culture of Compliance Advisory.
  • Delivered training in-person at Board of Directors meeting.