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How to Submit Continuing Education (CE) Credit

View instructional video for tips on how to successfully submit your CE credit.
Attention: The same training program may only be added to your certification record one time during a 3-year CE cycle.

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Renewal Requirements

To maintain your Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) in good standing, the following are required:

PLEASE NOTE: ABA will only offer the CSOP exam through December 2020. We will continue to support the CSOP certification for those who maintain the designation. Access to CE credits through webinars, quizzes, and ABA events will be available. We will also accept approved external CE credits from either other providers or internal bank training.

To enter your continuing education credits and pay your annual fee, go to the Certification Manager.

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Pre-Approved ABA Options

The following ABA programs have been pre-approved for Certified Securities Operations Professional (CSOP) continuing education (CE) credits as indicated below:

Course TitleCredits
Account Acceptance and Termination1.00
Applying Fiduciary Principles and Ethics
Asset Allocation and Portfolio Management1.00
Banking Basics Suite0.25
Banking Law and Referrals1.00
BSA/AML: CIP Advanced0.75
BSA/AML: Exempting Customers from CTR Reporting0.50
BSA/AML Fundamentals0.75
BSA/AML: Recordkeeping-Wires, Money Orders, and Other Challenges0.50
BSA/AML: Reporting0.50
BSA/AML: Risk Assessment and Customer Due Diligence0.25
BSA/AML: SAR Reporting1.00
Basic Characteristics of a Trust1.00
Bond Selection and Analysis1.00
Cybersecurity Management1.25
Duties and Powers of the Trustee1.00
Economics & Markets1.00
Elements of an Operational Risk Management Program1.00
Estate and Guardian Administration1.00
Ethical Issues for Bankers1.00
FDIC Insurance Coverage1.00
Fiduciary Ethics
Fiduciary Law1.00
Fundamentals of Alternative Investment Products1.25
Incident Management and Resilience1.25
Identity Theft Red Flags and Information Security1.00
Introduction to Analyzing Financial Statements3.75
Introduction to IRAs0.75
Introduction to Investment Management0.50
Introduction to Trust Administration2.00
Investment Policy1.00
Investment Products1.25
Minimizing Fiduciary Risk and Litigation1.00
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC)0.50
Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) for Compliance Professionals1.25
Operational Risk Model Management1.50
Oversight and Management of Operational Risk1.25
Payments and Settlements1.00
Prudent Portfolio Management1.00
Reserve Requirements for Depository Institutions (Reg D) for Compliance Professionals0.75
Right to Financial Privacy Act (RFPA)
Risk and Control Self Assessment1.25
Stock Selection and Analysis1.00
Vendor Risk Management1.25

Browse Available Programs

Program TitleCredits
Managing Fintech Relationships, September 14, 2022

Other CE Options and FAQs

See links below for all general types of programs that do and do not qualify for continuing education credits, along with frequently asked questions.

Annual Fee Dates

You will receive a notice to pay your annual fee by email in October of each year. The fee is due no later than January 31 of the following year.

*The fee notice will be sent to your Certification Manager account’s primary email. Please be sure your primary email is up to date on your dashboard. We also encourage you to add a back-up email in the space provided to ensure that we can stay in contact with you.

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