Certified Global Sanctions Specialist (CGSS) Certification November 2022
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General Goal

CGSS is an ACAMS certification that equips an organization’s workforce with a credential that represents a serious commitment to compliance with sanctions, in a world of increasingly complex laws, regulations, and policies. CGSS is global, allowing multinational institutions to strategically and uniformly apply the same program for all global employees. Become CGSS-certified and demonstrate to regulators a strong commitment to compliance in sanctions, as CAMS (the gold standard in AML certification) demonstrates to AML compliance.

CGSS enables organizations to tap into the diverse, international global network of ACAMS, the world’s largest membership organization dedicated to enhancing the knowledge and skills of financial crime prevention professionals.


Workplace Competencies


  • Understand the restrictive measures imposed by sanctions, their purpose, and how they are introduced.
  • Clear and analytical approach when faced with restrictive measures imposed by sanctions.
  • Knowledgeable on organizations that issue and enforce sanctions, and individuals, countries and entities that are subject to sanctions.
  • Detailed understanding of the risks of non-compliance.
  • Knowledge to embed sanctions compliance into risk assessment and compliance programs, and training.
  • Identify common methods that sanctioned targets use to evade sanctions.
  • Differentiate between AML risk and sanctions risk.
  • Perform sanctions due diligence to ensure that the institution is not conducting business with sanctioned parties.



Target Group

CGSS equips individuals with the necessary skills critical for, and not limited to, the following roles



  • Sanctions Compliance
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Financial Sanctions
  • Sanctions Screening
  • AML Sanctions
  • Regulatory Compliance
  • Risk Management

  • Legal Counsel
  • Embargo
  • Compliance Technology


Duration of Exam

175 minutes

Exam pass Mark

Different pass/fail rate

Type of Traning

Professional Certificate

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The fees, will include the following benefits:

  • Registration for the CGSS certificate.
  • Getting CGSS study guide hard and soft copy, Getting access to online practice questions through the candidate portal.
  • Attending the CGSS training program (38training hour).
  • Attending the ACAMS Examination Preparation Seminar (7 training hour).
  • Online examination - the examination will be held from home. Noting that IBS is accredited testing center from ACAMS (in order to preventive measure to protect the participants from the repercussions of the covid-19 pandemic).
  • One-year membership with ACAMS.
  • The E-certificate and accreditation from the ACAMS (if the participant pass the exam).
  • Program attending certificate logos (if the participant’s absences did not exceed 20%).





Training Activity Rate
Training activity Hours
Training activity Date
23/10/2022 - 3/12/2022
Training Activity Days
Sun- Tue- Thu- Sat
Start and End Time
4:30 - 7:30
Break Time
5:45 - 6
Training Activity Classification
Deadline for registration
Price For Jordanian
1600 JOD
Price For Non Jordanian
2260 US$

Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) / USA