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ICA Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Course level : Introductory

Sanctions can be a complex topic and dealing with sanctioned parties can be a risky business. National or international sanctions may be issued against individuals, entities, groups or nations; or even trading activities/particular sectors. Those bodies charged with enforcing sanctions compliance are particularly active at the moment, with multiple fines for firms in recent years stretching into billions of dollars. Suitable for those working financial crime and regulatory compliance. Understand the threat and learn to mitigate the risk with the ICA certificate suite.

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

 

  • Understanding sanctions
  • The international context
  • Defining a sanctions governance framework
  • Sanctions lists and screening
  • Managing alert investigations
  • The cost of getting it wrong
  • The challenges of change

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  • 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
  • Operational staff, who need to understand the inherent Sanctions risks they face when dealing with customers and/or transactions
  • 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 course has a practical focus and is open to anyone who is interested in the subject. 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 duration of your certificate is £30/€40/US$45 and it will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

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 Introductory. This means that it is suitable for those with no experience or in an operational role and requiring some awareness level understanding of an area. They are designed for those who need to understand the fundamentals of the subject area and recognise key issues, particularly relating to risk.

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Thomas Wan Chee Kien

Thomas Wan Chee Kien

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Derick Choo Jin Ming

Derick Choo Jin Ming

Head of Training and Education (APAC)

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Ruth Hutchinson

Ruth Hutchinson

Head of Financial Crime Compliance

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