Anti-Money Laundering Compliance

AML-CFT Regulation & Compliance

Certified by DFI

This 4-week course provides an introduction to the regulatory frameworks and compliance issues surrounding money laundering, terror financing and proliferation financing.


06 September 2020


*Start Date: 10 September 2020


4 weeks


Online, in our digital classroom


US$250 per person
(Financial Aid Available)

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Anti-Money Laundering Compliance course overview

Navigating the complicated web of regulatory frameworks and compliance requirements governing anti-money laundering efforts and attempts to counter the financing of terrorism and organised crime through digital financial services is complicated at best. This course aims to give students the knowledge and tools necessary for doing so.

Acting as a compliance training course, it focuses on the importance of the Financial Action Task Force’s 40 recommendations and the implications for governments and financial services providers in countering countering money laundering and terror financing. The course will provide an understanding of the various tools and skills needed to develop risk assessments and to identify suspicious transactions. It will also provide insights into the importance of artificial intelligence, blockchains and big-data analytics as practical interventions in curbing illicit and illegal financial flows.

Why do I need an anti-money laundering compliance course?

This course is designed for professionals who need a regulation and compliance course focused on anti-money laundering and countering terror financing in the digital financial services space. It will also benefit professionals working in financial inclusion and sustainable economic development who would like to develop their understanding of the relevant regulatory frameworks.

Students will leave the course able to identify and discuss frameworks, regulations and how they are changed and challenged by ongoing innovations in the sector. Students will leave with the tools and insights necessary for combating money laundering and terrorism financing, and to develop informed risk assessments.

Anti-Money Laundering Compliance course schedule

  • Week 1

    Policy & Regulatory Environment

  • Week 2

    Combat in Action

  • Week 3

    Compliance in Practice

  • Week 4

    The Future: New Tools


There are a number of international and national anti-money laundering regulations that directly affect digital financial services. This course provides the necessary training to navigate and comply with them.


Anti-money laundering regulations are compliance requirements, often set out in international law, designed to combat the use of financial services to fund illegal activities.


A mobile money business is an organisation, usually a financial services provider, that provides mobile money tools to consumers.


DFS, or digital financial services, are any financial services that are available through digital channels, and includes payments, credit, savings, transfers and insurance.


Fintech, or financial technology, refers to any digital technological tools or business models used to support the delivery of financial services.


Financial inclusion is a key part of DFI’s agenda and refers to the goal of ensuring that all people, especially marginalised groups, have access to the financial tools they need.


A virtual classroom is a learning environment that only exists through a digital platform and that allows students to participate regardless of their geographic location. All DFI’s courses are delivered in a virtual classroom.


Digital Frontiers Institute (DFI) is a digital education provider designed to prepare professionals for the challenges and opportunities they will encounter in a rapidly changing economy.


World-Class Academics and Practitioners

David Porteous

Founder & Chairman
Digital Frontiers Institute

Louis De Koker

Professor of Law
La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia

Kickstart your DFS career

Financial Aid

DFI’s mission is to equip a new generation of professionals with the information, skills, and vision they need to guide society towards inclusive digital financial solutions. DFI understand that affordability may stand in the way of your progress as a Digital Finance Professional. We strive to source, manage and administer various student funding opportunities to make tuition more affordable for you.  for deserving students according to sponsor specific requirements. Our goal is to ensure that no student is left behind and have designed affordable payment terms as well as scholarship funds for eligible students.

Use this information to find the best financial aid that supports your objectives. At any stage please contact us at

Option 1: Payment Plans that make your tuition more affordable

Course fees can be made over payments at an agreed date.

Multi-year Programs

Certified Digital Finance Practitioner

  • Year 1: $1335/$445 in 3 installments (works out to $112 p.m.)
  • Year 2: $1335/$445 in 3 installments
  • Year 3: $1335/$445 in 3 installments
Foundation Courses

Foundation courses include the Certificate in Digital Money, and Leading Digital Money Markets.

  • Payment 1: $500
  • Payment 2: $500
  • Payment 3: $500
Specialization Courses

Specialization courses included short courses such as Digital Agriculture and Digital Identity.

  • Payment 1: $125
  • Payment 2: $125

Option 2: Can we help in getting your company to pay or at least contribute to your tuition?

DFI can assist in opening a conversation with your employer to support your tuition. We can cultivate further interest with them to participate on our programs – bringing multiple employees on will result in corporate discounts and thus lower tuition for you.

Request your corporate proposal by contacting us at

Option 3: Referral Program

If your colleagues, friends or family join the course we can open a referral seat for you, which is 100% subsidized by Digital Frontiers Institute. This includes assisting us to create impactful corporate alliances.

Foundation Courses

Eight successful referrals will result in your foundation course being fully subsidized.

Specialization Courses

Four successful referrals will result in your specialization course being fully subsidized.

Option 4: Scholarships

DFI offers partial scholarships to qualifying candidates. Our scholarship funders favor scholarship candidates that contribute to tuition themselves. Ideally, Students should contribute at least half of the tuition fee, the higher your contribution the more likely you are to be considered. Tuition can also be paid in manageable installments. Please see below criteria for scholarships.

  •         I am an active member of the digital financial services industry

Scholarships are adjudicated quarterly and are weighted based on the strength of your application. You will be asked to answer the following questions in your application:

  • Please provide a brief overview of experience.
  • To what extent does your organization contribute to financial inclusion.
  • How will your attendance on this course benefit your organization, your initiative, your country?
  • Describe your current role and responsibilities.
  • Why do you think you should receive financial aid?
  • I can contribute $ to my course.

You can apply for a scholarship on the course registration page, where applicable. Not all courses have scholarship programs.