ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk in Cryptocurrencies

Understand how to manage your firm's risk exposure to cryptocurrencies.

Enrolment dates & fees


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Course details

Help manage your firm's risk exposure with this accessible, online course.

  • Understand the key features of cryptocurrencies  
  • Discover the financial crime risks specific to cryptocurrencies 
  • Assess how best to manage these associated risks
  • Raise your professional profile by gaining an internationally recognised certification awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester



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Become an ICA member

When you enrol onto this course you will join an international
community of over 20,000 members. Benefits include:

  • Access to the uniquely personalised ICA Learning Hub
  • Weekly webinars covering the latest industry
  • Discounts on ICA events and further ICA courses

The fee for ICA membership will be added separately to your basket when you enrol online for this course.

What will I learn?

  • Essential concepts of financial crime  
  • Financial services and technology 
  • Perceptions of FinTech and financial crime 
  • Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLTs) 
  • Blockchains 
  • Cryptocurrencies 
  • Cryptocurrency risk and financial crime 
  • Blockchain investigations vs traditional investigations 
  • Solutions to managing risk from crypto-assets 
  • Red flag indicators 
  • Application within the financial industry 


Course format

  • Study in your own time and at your own pace
  • Course can be completed in as little as four weeks but you will have access for up to three months
  • Assessed by a one hour online multiple-choice exam
  • Your results are available immediately
  • Downloadable certificate to demonstrate your achievement

Is this course right for me?

ICA Specialist Certificates are designed for anyone wanting focused yet accessible knowledge in specific areas of risk. They are suitable either for those working in the first and second lines of defence looking to certify existing specialist areas of knowledge, or for those looking to increase their professional agility by learning about new areas of risk. 

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It was the most comprehensive and balanced view on crypto that I've come across. Definitely worth completing.

Past Student