The risk of fraud is just one of the many types of risks to be managed by an organization; however, many risk management professionals tend to underestimate the role of fraud in the scope of their professional duties.  The failure to properly manage this risk can bring catastrophic results.

Building an effective fraud risk management program to combat organizational fraud requires solid understanding of how and why fraud is perpetrated. This certification course will discuss the components of a comprehensive and effective fraud risk management program including the elements of deterrence, detection, investigation and remediation.

Consequently, the University of the Virgin Islands Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness (ILOE) is launching this exciting new learning program: Fraud Risk Management Certificate Program for the Spring semester.

The Certificate is offered in collaboration with the Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crimes (AMLFC) Institute. The AMLFC Institute is an organization registered in Florida and its goal is to promote a compliance culture, develop education programs and conduct research in partnership with a network of academic institutions worldwide.  


The AMLFC Institute offers to undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to earn certifications in the field of Anti-Money Laundering (AML) / Countering the Financing of Terrorism (CFT) / Financial Crimes Prevention (FCP). The Institute also conduct academic research and other activities for the purpose of advancing knowledge in the field of AML/CFT/FCP

The AMLFC Institute has partnered with a worldwide network of universities promoting quality education and high standards of ethics. It’s global certification scheme produces a wider pool of knowledgeable workers and is recognized internationally. The AMLFC institute curriculum delivers to the marketplace individuals with practical knowledge of the field, able to work for the private sector, regulators, enforcement agencies and governments.

Students completing the professional certificate and actively maintaining their membership to the AMLFC Institute will be authorized to use the designation Certificate in Fraud Risk Management. The Institute is working towards the creation of internship and job opportunities for its students. 

Contact Information

Dannica Thomas
Institute for Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness
Office of the President
University of the Virgin Islands
#2 Brewers Bay
St. Thomas, V.I. 00802
(340) 693-1471 (O)
(340) 693-1005 (F)

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