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ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Course level : Intermediate

Sanctions are a key tool in the armoury of the global fight against financial crime.  Understanding sanctions remains a complex yet fascinating topic and is crucial for the development of well-rounded strategy in combating financial crime. The ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk explores the intricacies and challenges of meeting sanctions obligations.  You will learn about the latest sanctions challenges and best practice and you will review case studies so you understand the risks sanctions present to firms and the frameworks used to manage these risks.  The course will also investigate key areas of sanctions controls such as sanctions screening, managing alerts and sanctions evasion typologies.

This Advanced Certificate is a must have qualification for anyone involved in identifying, understanding and managing sanctions risk exposure.

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester.

 

 

  • Global sanctions architecture - Political, Legal and Implementation context
  • The international context
  • Transparency, control and ownership
  • Developing the control framework
  • Sanctions lifting and roll back
  • Identifying higher risk jurisdictions and activities
  • Six month course assessed by two written assignments (2,000 – 2,500 words)
  • All course materials are delivered via our online learning platform
  • There are two accompanying face to face workshops (where applicable) or two virtual classrooms throughout the course designed to really bring the subject matter to life, help you share ideas with subject matter experts and peers, and provide you with guidance on your assignments
  • We recommend that you study 6 - 8 hours per week

We have full syllabi available for all of our qualifications. Click here to download a syllabus.

  • Senior financial crime/regulatory compliance practitioners who are keen to enhance their existing expertise by learning about another distinct sphere
  • Senior managers within the Sanctions environment who wish to certify their knowledge
  • Anyone who needs to understand sanctions risk faced when dealing with customers, clients and/or transactions
  • Those involved in the sanctions screening process
  • Regulators or Consultants
  • MLROs, Compliance Managers and Risk Managers
  • Anyone with an interest in better understanding how Sanctions work and the risks they can present if not correctly addressed

This Advanced Certificate is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in the discipline. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA. If you're not currently a member of the ICA, membership will be added to your basket during checkout. 

The cost of membership for the period of study is £107/€123/US$140 and it will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

You can choose to pay for your course either through a one-off payment or through instalments over four months. 

If you choose to pay via instalments, the first payment is payable upon enrolment and then monthly thereafter. Payment can be made by credit card, bankers draft/cheque or via a wire transfer (bank details available on request). We are happy to take credit card details over the phone if for security reasons you would prefer not to send them electronically or in the post.

Our courses are split into Introductory, Specialist, Intermediate, Advanced and Expert levels to ensure our students study topics relevant to their experience and role.

This course is Intermediate and is designed for those new to the discipline or in a junior role who want to enhance their knowledge & skills.

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