Certificate in Know Your Customer & Customer Due Diligence




Certificate in Know Your Customer (KYC) & Customer Due Diligence (CDD)


Why AGRC’s KYC & CDD Certification?

Here are the main benefits delivered by AGRC’s Certificate in KYC & CDD:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the KYC and CDD procedures and tools required to assess client risk and comply with a wide variety of global Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorist Financing (CFT) regulations.
  • Via the use of seven case studies, a solid and practical understanding of how to effectively manage the risk posed by potential clients and avoid doing business with criminals, terrorists and Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs).
  • The necessary tools and information to hone your skills as an AML and Compliance professional working for a bank, investment company or fund, financial services provider or law firm.
  • Two chances to pass our certificate’s 40-question multiple choice exam.
  • Access to a comprehensive and in-depth study handbook that will help you ace our exam.
  • Free one-year membership to AGRC, where you can exchange knowledge and share experiences with GRC professionals worldwide.
  • Use of the AGRC’s professional designation as a Compliance professional.

The KYC & CDD Certificate’s Curriculum

AGRC’s KYC & CDD Certificate covers the following specific topics:

  • An introduction to KYC
  • The fundamental value of CDD
  • How to set up and manage a strong and efficient CDD programme for your firm
  • How to carry out CDD in high risk situations and keep adequate records to comply with the many regulatory requirements
  • Seven specific AML case studies, and lots more.

Expected Learning Outcomes

Here’s what you can expect to achieve following the completion of this AML Certificate:

  • Understand the importance of adopting effective KYC and CDD policies and procedures
  • Review international guidance on the essential elements of KYC standards and their regulatory framework
  • Be able to set up and maintain a solid and comprehensive CDD programme
  • Assess the many levels of due diligence that can be applied by an organization
  • Deal with higher risk situations and cases in a more effective and productive manner
  • Gain a practical perspective on the adverse effects resulting from a lack of efficient KYC and CDD procedures
  • And plenty more!

Target Audience

AGRC’s KYC & CDD Certificate has been designed for professionals who practice AML such as Compliance and AML Managers in banks, investment companies or funds, financial services providers and law firms.