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International Economic Sanctions (EAS0420)

Define sanctions, review the different categories and assess the purpose that they are designed to achieve. Review the global sanctions framework and the key decision-makers (including international institutions, the UN and the EU, and sovereign nation states, the US)


This course provides a thorough understanding of sanctions and an opportunity to explore the recent global trends in economic sanctioning while tracing the role of the relevant actors within this complex framework. You will examine the motives and rationale behind such decisions, the resulting effects and the consequences experienced not only by the targeted parties but also those doing business with them, either directly or indirectly. The course is structured to offer the relevant knowledge with reference to practical examples that will enable for a sanctions compliance strategy to be conducted in an effective manner, essential mitigating the sanctions risk.

Training Duration

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


This course is ideal for anyone wishing to understand the essential definitions of sanctions, the global framework and the main risks considered within a sanctions compliance strategy.

Training Method

The course is offered fully online using a self-paced approach. The learning units are based on reading material. Learners may start, stop, and resume their training at any time.

At the end of each session, participants take a Quiz to complete their learning unit and earn a Certificate of Completion upon completion of all units and the final test.

Accreditation and CPD Recognition

This programme has been developed by the European Insitute of Management and Finance (EIMF), an EU Based recognised training institution.

The syllabus is verified by external subject matter experts and can be accredited by regulators and other bodies forĀ 5 CPD Units that require CPD training in financial regulation. The course may be also approved for CPD Units by institutions which approve general financial training, such as the CISI, ICA and ACAMS.

Eligibility criteria and CPD Units are verified directly by your association, regulator or other bodies which you hold membership.

Registration and Access

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Access to the course is valid for 180 days.

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  • Course Aims and Learning Objectives
  • 1. Course Introduction
  • Introduction to Sanctions
  • 2. Introduction to Sanctions
  • Introduction to Sanctions Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Global Sanctions Framework
  • 3. Global Sanctions Framework
  • Global Sanctions Framework Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Global Sanctions Framework True/False Questions
  • New Ground for Expanding Sanctions: Use of chemical weapons
  • 4. New ground for expanding sanctions (use of chemical weapons)
  • New Ground for Expanding Sanctions Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Sanctions Compliance Strategy
  • 5. Sanctions Compliance Strategy
  • Sanctions Compliance Strategy Multiple-Choice Questions
  • Course Conclusion
  • 6. Conclusion
  • Final Test
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever