Our qualifications help compliance professionals develop relevant knowledge and best practice for operating within the fields of governance, risk and compliance, financial crime prevention and anti money laundering (AML). Awarded in conjunction with the Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester, you can be assured that you are studying for a worthwhile qualification that is the benchmark of excellence.

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ICA Certified Professional in Governance, Risk and Compliance (Singapore)

Course level : Level 7 - Expert

Please note that this course is not mapped in accordance with the levels set within the Framework for Higher Education Qualifications (FHEQ) in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

The ICA Certified Professional designation has been specifically created to recognise the successful completion of an advanced programme by senior industry practitioners.

You will be (or are aspiring to be) operating at a leadership level within your organisation, with strategic responsibility for the management of key elements in the areas of governance, risk and compliance or a related field. The programme has been created to build on your existing experience by providing you with enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise. Completion of this course will assist you in operating at the highest level within your organisation. It will ensure you expand your horizons, excel in your role and push your career to the next level.

The programme is a fusion of diagnostic and analytical excellence, experiential learning and working towards realisation of your professional goals. It will give you more than just a thorough understanding of the latest issues. It will help transform your thinking. With the demand for exceptional specialists leading in the governance, risk and compliance environment on the increase, there has never been a better time to consolidate your experience to date and invest in a recognised professional qualification.

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



Display mastery of the knowledge and skills required for senior governance, risk and compliance roles.

Demonstrate advanced skills in the conduct of research, analysis and interpretation to provide evidence for ethical decision making.

Drive your personal leadership ambitions and display competencies in professional judgement, strategic thinking, problem solving and technical knowledge.

Develop new ideas, explore cutting-edge best practice and gain a global perspective.

Become automatically eligible to apply for Fellowship of the International Compliance Association ('FICA'), the highest grade of membership.

The course has been designed to build upon your existing skills, knowledge and expertise while providing a detailed examination of key GRC issues. The qualification will help establish the building blocks of successful leadership and will provide you with enhanced research, analysis and interpretation skills for risk-based decision making.

Masterclass 1A: Current and emerging regulatory 'hot topics'
Masterclass 1B: Using Corporate Governance compliance for the benefit of the firm
Masterclass 2A: Building and leading an effective GRC team
Masterclass 2B: GRC Leadership
Masterclass 3A: Strategic risk management for leaders
Masterclass 3B: Developments in financial crime
Masterclass 4A: Cyber Security and Payment Services
Masterclass 4B: The effective use of Information Technology in GRC

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    • Chief Compliance Officers
    • Directors of Compliance
    • Global/Country Heads of Compliance / Risk
    • Heads of Compliance / Governance/Risk / Financial Crime
    • Compliance Managers and other senior GRC staff
    • Financial Crime compliance staff
    • Senior Risk staff
    • Senior Internal and External Audit staff
    • Company Secretaries
    • Accountants
    • Legal Practitioners
    • Senior Regulatory Representatives
    • Company Directors / Board Members

Entry requirements:

Language Requirement

  • At least a C6 at O level English

Academic Requirement and/or Work Experience

  • Hold a first degree and be a senior practitioner (i.e. hold a senior management role) with at least three years’ experience in that role or at the equivalent level of seniority, or
  • Possess an ICA Diploma and have at least five years’ experience in a related discipline and currently work in a role that includes senior level responsibilities and regular engagement with senior practitioners, or
  • Have at least ten years’ experience in a relevant senior management role


Kindly email studentadmin@int-comp.com to check your eligibility.

The course consists of four modules plus assessments and takes 9 - 10 months to complete. Each module is completely independent and therefore may be undertaken in isolation and consists of two Masterclasses followed by an assessment. After the successful completion of a module you will receive a certificate of completion. Successful completion of all four assessments will lead to the award of the Certified Professional designation (CP GRC). The masterclasses offer you the opportunity for high-level interaction with other like-minded, senior practitioners. All training in Singapore is delivered by our training partner, the International Compliance Training Academy (lCTA).

Download the course dates here - The first workshop commences on25 November 2020

You will be assessed at the end of each module you choose to undertake through the submission of an assignment of 2000 – 3000 words that will be based upon the topics covered in the masterclasses. 

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