Bank Of Cyprus Online Training

Bank of Cyprus Online Training

There are two categories, live online and eLearning courses.  Live online courses are offered via a live online platform, and involve live, synchronous classes, which require students and instructors to be online at the same specific date and time. Classroom courses will take place at EIMF in Nicosia (view map). eLearning Courses are self-paced online courses, which consist of pre-recorded video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

 

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Classroom & Live Online Courses

Compliance Essentials

CPD Units: 10 | Subject-Matter Expert: Panayiotis Antoniou | Live Online


Overview

Compliance contributes to the security of the organization and to the prevention of situations, which would impact the operation and the reputation of the organization, as well as the employees individually. The need of training for the personnel working in the financial area has become imminent, in order for them to be in position to face the new challenges and to contribute, depending on their role, to the adaptation and the operation of the organization, according to the existing and forthcoming regulation. In parallel, the role of the Compliance Officer evolves progressively and Compliance has become, a new challenging career opportunity, at global level.

 

Training Information

Friday 18/12/2020 – 15:30-21:00

Saturday 19/12/2020 – 09:00-15:00

 

One Delivery Method

Live Online: Skype for business

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Regulatory Essentials for CIFs

CPD Units: 10 | Subject-Matter Expert: Panagiotis Nikolaou | Live Online


Overview

MiFID 2 regulatory framework got established, 6th AML Directive has been issued, existing AML law has been updated, MAR came into force along with many other regulations and directives that affect directly and indirectly the financial organisations. This new regulatory framework aims to strengthen, at least, the investor protection and improve the functioning of financial markets, making them more efficient, resilient and transparent.

This 10-hour programme targets to provide a comprehensive understanding of significant regulations surrounding the financial sector, in order to support the professionals in their day to day operations.

 

Training Information

Monday 21/12/2020 – 15:30-21:00

Tuesday 22/12/2020 – 15:30-21:00

 

Delivery Method

Live Online: Skype for business

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eLearning Courses

Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive review to bribery and corruption, and the effects of both. It addresses the forms of bribery, provides statistics on bribery and examines the legal framework. It also covers the special provisions on how to report bribery.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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AIF – Alternative Investment Funds and AIFM

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to Alternative Investment Funds (AIF) and to Alternative Investment Fund Managers (AIFM) It addresses the various categories and legal forms of AIFs, the relevant legal framework and the rules relating to their operation, as well as the most recent amendment to the AIF Law. It also provides a sound grounding to the organisation and transparency requirements.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Best Execution Overview

CPD Units: 2


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to best execution. It addresses the characteristics of best execution and how to achieve it. It provides a solid grounding in order execution policies and client information. It also includes the special provisions and changes to best execution with MiFID II and the monitoring rules.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Ethics and Compliance

CPD Units: 2


Overview

This course will help you to increase your personal ethics and explore your obligations to act with integrity in all aspects of your work and professional relationships. You will also appreciate an Ethical Code of Standards and examine how you can prevent bribery and corruption based on a financial regulatory context.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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European Market Infrastructure Regulation (EMIR)

CPD Units: 2


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive overview of the EMIR. It addresses the EMIR requirements, the types of counterparties and the clearing obligations. It provides a sound grounding to reporting requirements and risk management. It covers the risk mitigation processes and techniques as well as the EU margin rules and eligible collateral.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Financial Crime Risk Management | New Course

CPD Units: 3


Overview

Financial services organizations have the difficult task of effectively identifying the greatest risks to themselves and to their customers, protecting both parties against unnecessary risks and satisfying regulatory requirements for greater transparency, awareness, and consolidation of information across the organization. This interactive and engaging programme aims to help participants understand the financial crime regulatory framework; and develop a comprehension on the management of financial crime risks.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Financial Promotion and Marketing Compliance

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course examines the role of the regulatory framework and competent authorities in countries such as the UK, Malta, the US, Cyprus and Germany, for the protection of consumers and investors. It provides a sound grounding in the guidelines for financial promotions and advertising principles. It covers the special provisions which result in unfair business-to-consumer commercial practices that go against professional diligence requirements.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Fundamentals of Risk Management

CPD Units: 2


Overview

This course offers a condensed review of risk management, with a specific focus on operational, credit and market risks. The course also covers risk oversight and corporate governance.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Governance, Risk Management and Compliance | New Course

CPD Units: 4


Overview

The self-based online training programme provides the participants with a broad range of areas addressed in a Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) model. Participants will understand how to apply GRC processes to avoid duplication of efforts. The programme also includes important definitions, and the structure of a GRC Model.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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ICAAP – Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course outlines the relevant firm’s responsibility to perform an internal capital adequacy assessment. It examines the process and methodology that will need to be performed while investigating the risk management framework which needs to be established according to Basel guidelines. It also looks the responsibilities of the different functions as regards the risk assessment and sets out the contents of the report that must be produced so as to satisfy this regulatory requirement.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Insider Dealing and Market Manipulation

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to the Market Abuse Regulation’s definitions on insider information and inside dealing. It will also cover legitimate behaviour, unlawful disclosure of inside information and market soundings. It will provide a sound grounding in market manipulation, the accepted market practices as well as the prohibition, prevention and detection of market abuse.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Market Abuse Regulation Overview

CPD Units: 2


Overview

This course offers a condensed review of Market Abuse Regulation (MAR). It addresses the characteristics of market abuse and the impact on firms and individuals. It provides a solid grounding in the market abuse offences, the role of the Committee of European Securities Regulators (CESR) and the specific penalties.


Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Market Abuse and Regulation

CPD Units: 10

 

Overview

This course will provide a comprehensive review of Market Abuse and the respective regulatory environment. It will cover inside information and inside dealing as well as market manipulation, prohibition of market abuse and disclosure requirements. It will also examine the competent authorities with a perspective of the Cyprus and the UK financial regulators.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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MiFID II Overview

CPD Units: 2

 

Overview

This course offers a brief overview of MiFID II. It addresses the changes to the market structure under MiFID and MiFID II, and provides a sound grounding to the MiFID II provisions.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Practical Aspects of the Compliance Function

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course offers a practical review of the compliance function. It addresses the roles, responsibilities and mission of the compliance officer, the areas covered by the compliance unit and the tools and methodologies that facilitate the compliance officer’s daily work. It provides a sound grounding in the principles of compliance for investment firms and banking institutions. It extensively covers the regulatory provisions for operating a legally compliant firm.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Regulatory Fundamentals for the Financial Services Sector

CPD Units: 15


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive review of the major regulations, directives and regimes of financial firms. It includes MiFID II, EMIR, Anti-Money Laundering, Market Abuse Regulation, AIFMD and UCITS. It provides a solid grounding on Ethics and Compliance, as well as GDPR.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Treating Customers Fairly and Handling Complaints in the Financial Services Sector

CPD Units: 5

Overview

This course will help you to increase your knowledge in theory and practice about how to treat your customers fairly and in a compliant manner. It will also provide a sound grounding in the complaints handling procedure based on the financial regulations. It also addresses specific information and guides to management information and the Ombudsman.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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UCITS – Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities

CPD Units: 5


Overview

This course offers a comprehensive introduction to the Undertakings for Collective Investments in Transferable Securities (UCITS). It addresses the national and EU environment, reflecting to the historical background of UCITS and their current stats in numbers. It provides a solid grounding in the general environment and industry players of funds in Cyprus. It covers the special regulatory provisions of UCITS and specific information for their characteristics.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Risk Based Approach (RBA) to Anti Money Laundering | New Course

CPD Units: 5

 

Overview

This course aims to describe and explain the Risk-Based Approach (RBA) procedures so that the firms focus their efforts on those areas where the risk of ML and TF appears to be higher. Resources should be efficiently invested and applied where they are most required.

 

Training Information

This course may take up to 5 hours to complete. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

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Compliance Introduction | New Course

CPD Units: 2


Overview

Compliance is developing in one of the most important functions for the banks, as well as for the financial and insurance institutions, as demonstrated by several international scandals impacting the reputation of big financial institutions. This course provide the essentials of compliance unit.

 

Training Information

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units consist of video presentations and case studies. Learners may start, stop and resume their training at any time.

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Corporate Governance for Financial Institutions | New Course

CPD Units: 5


Overview

The concept/term Corporate Governance has featured regularly in discussions, both within the professional and academic community, since the 1990s and has become even more prominent following significant cases of corporate failure which had overarching adverse effects on the global interconnected economy.

 

Training Information

This course may take up to 5 hours to complete. However, actual study time differs as each learner uses their own training pace.

 

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