ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance

The industry-standard qualification for compliance officers and managers.

Enrolment dates & fees


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Course details

The industry-standard qualification for compliance officers and managers, the ICA International Diploma in GRC will help you:

  • Get to grips with the nuances of the regulatory environment and the impact on your organisation
  • Understand why promoting a positive compliance culture is not just good for compliance but good for business
  • Explore how to maximise the benefits of emerging technologies
  • Take your career to the next level by gaining an internationally recognised qualification awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester
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Become an ICA member

When you enrol onto this course you will join an international
community of over 20,000 members. Benefits include:

  • Access to the uniquely personalised ICA Learning Hub
  • Weekly webinars covering the latest industry
  • Discounts on ICA events and further ICA courses

The fee for ICA membership will be added separately to your basket when you enrol online for this course.

What will I learn?

  • The need for regulation and lessons from history
  • Managing the regulatory relationship
  • Understanding behavioural compliance
  • Achieving effective corporate governance
  • Effective regulatory risk management
  • The role of the compliance function
  • The role of the compliance professional

A flexible, part-time, nine-month course designed for busy, working professionals. A mix of guided, online study and attendance at live, virtual classrooms delivered through award-winning interactive technology.

The course is assessed through:

  • 3 x timed end-of-module assessments – comprising multiple choice questions that test knowledge, understanding and analytical skills
  • 1 x written assignment with industry sector focus
  • 1 x written, case-study based assignment connecting up the elements of your learning

Download brochure for full details and to discover more about face-to-face and accelerated course options.

Is this course right for me?

This course is suitable for:

  • Compliance officers/managers and their deputies
  • Managers with responsibility for internal compliance controls
  • Risk managers
  • Internal audit staff
  • Regulatory representatives
  • Accountants, lawyers, company secretaries

You will need a good standard of spoken and written English and ONE of the following:

  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree/professional qualification in an appropriate discipline or
  • Attainment of an ICA International Advanced Certificate or
  • Three years’ relevant work experience