Organizations Offering Certification / Accreditation Program For Compliance Officers
Asian Banking School (ABS)
The ASIAN BANKING SCHOOL (ABS) is the industry provider of premium learning development programmes. Dedicated to developing talent, it specializes in professional banking education and serves as a channel for intellectual content and thought leadership for the banking sector.
Created for the industry by the industry as an independent entity, ABS was built upon the decades-long experience of the Institute of Bankers Malaysia (IBBM) in delivering professional qualifications and training programmes. It was registered in 2012 and after its official launch by the Bank Negara Malaysia Governor at the end of 2013, ABS started full operations in August 2015.
Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB)
The Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) (formerly known as Institute of Bankers Malaysia (IBBM) has been championing the vision of professionalising bankers since 1977 by upholding the standards of excellence for the financial services sector to empower its workforce through the systematic transfer of knowledge and qualifications. Today, AICB is a distinct professional body focusing on membership, education, examinations and awards as well as thought leadership.
As the professional body for the banking and financial services industry in Malaysia, the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers (AICB) is committed toward elevating the banking education landscape by enhancing the quality of professionals who work within the industry. We aim to be the centre of excellence through professionalism, service, innovation and continuous improvement. To this end, our deliverables are aligned to industry needs, attuned to cultural changes as well as the evolving landscape of the financial world.
Transformed from the Institute of Bankers Malaysia founded in 1977, the establishment of the Asian Institute of Chartered Bankers is an initiative governed by a Council comprising representatives from Bank Negara Malaysia, The Association of Banks in Malaysia and the Malaysian Investment Banking Association.
BRIEFING SESSION ON INDIVIDUAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME BY ASIAN INSTITUTE of CHARTERED BANKERS (AICB)
Association of Certified Anti Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS)
ACAMS is the largest international membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge, skills and expertise of AML/CTF and financial crime detection and prevention professionals. Our members include representatives from a wide range of financial institutions, regulatory bodies, law enforcement agencies and industry sectors.
The Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) credential and ACAMS Advanced Certifications like CAMS-Audit and CAMS-FCI are recognized as gold standards in AML certifications worldwide.
BRIEFING SESSION ON INDIVIDUAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME BY ACAMS
Department of Skills Development under the Ministry of Human Resource (JPK/NOSS)
The acronym NOSS stands for National Occupational Skills Standards. NOSS is a document that outlines the dexterity required of an employee working in Malaysia at a certain level of employment to achieve specific skills.
The Accreditation of MSB Compliance Officers Using NOSS
As part of our capacity building initiatives under the MAMSB Strategic Blueprint, the Association had laid out plans for key resources in the industry to be accredited. In this regard, the Association was approved government funding by the Department of Skills Development under the Ministry of Human Resource to accredit all MSB staff through the development of the National Occupational Skills Standard (NOSS) for all levels of staff namely the Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Directors, Managers, Compliance Officers and Frontline staff. The development of the NOSS for MSB would change the face of the industry as the NOSS will be used to prepare new joiners for their role in a MSB company as well as be a career roadmap for staff looking to progress in their career within this industry.
The NOSS for MSB industry was developed with the help of panel ‘experts’ comprising of MSB staff from all levels as stated above, representatives from Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) and Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA). MSB staffs that were chosen to be part of the panel experts were required to have a minimum of 5 years of experience and be willing to share their expertise and knowledge.
BRIEFING SESSION ON INDIVIDUAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME BY JABATAN PEMBANGUNAN KEMAHIRAN (JPK) PART 1
BRIEFING SESSION ON INDIVIDUAL ACCREDITATION PROGRAMME BY JABATAN PEMBANGUNAN KEMAHIRAN (JPK) PART 2
Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA)
The Finance Accreditation Agency (FAA) is responsible for raising the standards and quality of professional learning and development in the financial services industry. FAA aims to create highly skilled and internationally mobile professionals for the global financial services industry. FAA is an independent quality assurance and accreditation body supported by Bank Negara Malaysia (Central Bank of Malaysia) and Securities Commission Malaysia and executed by a committee of technical experts, industry professionals and leading academics from the international financial services industry.
For more information please visit : www.faa.org.my
FAA Individual Accreditation For MSB Compliance Officers
The FAA Individual Accreditation Programme was developed in collaboration with MAMSB, GOCO Committee Members and BNM. The programme was created for compliance officers to enhance their knowledge and skills to evaluate, resolve, formulate, implement and manage complex tasks in the Money Services Business. FAA’s Individual Accreditation for the Money Services Business (MSB) Compliance Officers, satisfies all the regulatory requirements set by Bank Negara Malaysia. FAA’s Individual Accreditation ensures that the officers in the MSB industry are resilient and proactive in combatting money laundering. Our accreditation is internationally benchmarked and complies with global best practices.