23 November 2021 – The International Compliance Association (ICA), the leading professional body for the global regulatory and financial crime compliance community, has partnered with PiB Knowledge, the most trusted and reliable training and consultancy provider in West Africa, to offer ICA’s full suite of professional qualifications, including courses in anti money laundering (AML), financial crime prevention, and customer due diligence among others.
Undertaken by over 160,000 professionals globally, ICA’s qualifications are designed to equip industry professionals with the knowledge, skills and behaviour they need to mitigate and detect financial crime risk more effectively, combining global best practice, case studies, and practical skills. This new partnership will allow compliance and AML professionals at all levels in West Africa to join this growing community of changemakers.
ICA President, Bill Howarth, commented: ‘We’re pleased to partner with PiB Knowledge and combine ICA’s two decades of experience delivering high quality compliance and financial crime prevention education globally with their established reputation in the region. I look forward to working closely together to develop best practice risk management and equip individuals, government institutions and firms with the right knowledge and skills they need to combat financial crime in West Africa.’
Kobina Nkum Akwa, Executive Director, PiB Knowledge, commented: ‘I am particularly excited about this partnership with ICA because as an organization we believe in global standardization and certification, and this is what ICA is providing. We are very confident that through this partnership we will be able to serve the Coalition of Compliance Professionals Ghana with the finest and best internationally recognized qualifications for compliance and financial crime prevention professionals. The team at PiB Knowledge looks forward to a future without boundaries.
He added: ‘This partnership brings flexibility for both PiB Knowledge and our customers to integrate much-needed training with a user-friendly environment.'
To view the full suite of qualifications, visit: https://www.int-comp.org/course-finder/