The International Compliance Association partners with AZM University, Lebanon to offer ICA International Diploma programmes

15 March 2018

The International Compliance Association (ICA) announces its partnership with the esteemed AZM University, Lebanon. The ICA and AZM University will be offering the ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering and ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance. The ICA, along with its training partner, International Compliance Training  is committed to providing world-class regulatory and  financial crime compliance training through its highly practical yet academically rigorous qualifications awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

AZM University offers programs leading to Bachelor’s degrees in Business Administration, Architecture, Interior Design, Journalism and Media Communication. The overall integrated strategy is to achieve excellence in education and research by providing a high quality academic and professional foundation across all programs. The institution is dedicated to the creation of new knowledge by working nationally and internationally to develop partnerships based on trust, respect, and value creation. This ongoing commitment is to deliver the most up-to-date quality education to a socially diversified body and learning community, thus enhanced by the partnership with the ICA.

Bill Howarth, ICA President, said I am delighted that we are partnering with AZM University to bring ICA qualifications to the region. At ICA, our vision is to enhance the global professionalisation of regulatory and financial crime compliance professionals and forming academic partnerships with respected universities is a fantastic way of achieving this. We are looking forward to working with AZM University and to welcoming new students and members from Lebanon.

The partnership with AZM University is part of ICA’s ongoing global growth plans.  2017/2018 has seen substantial expansion for the organisation with partnerships formed in six jurisdictions, including Brunei, New Zealand and Cambodia.

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About the ICA

ICA is a global professional membership and awarding body. It is dedicated to the pursuit of excellence in anti-money laundering, legal and regulatory compliance, financial crime prevention and the management of regulatory risk through certificated qualifications and knowledge transfer. Working within a variety of sectors, ICA helps individuals, firms, regulatory and government institutions, across a range of geographical jurisdictions and industry sectors to develop best practice in the management of risk.


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