The foundation programme on conducting financial crime investigations was the inaugural Academy course and is a key part of the curriculum in all four centres. The course is open to officials involved in the fight against all forms of financial crime and provides participants with the key skills required to conduct tax and other financial crime investigations, including the ability to trace money through complex financial arrangements and use sophisticated techniques to identify links between suspects and illicit financial activities.
This more advanced programme on managing financial crime investigations targets participants with managerial or supervisory responsibility in the investigation or prosecution of tax crimes and other financial crimes. The modules offered include leadership skills; effectively managing limited resources; international evidence; prosecutorial and investigative challenges; threats and risks assessments; illicit flows, including complex money laundering and the challenges of bribery and corruption cases; best practices and international initiatives.
All courses are designed to provide participants with: