ICA International Diploma in Anti Money Laundering

Course level : ICA Diplomas

There are four intakes a year for this course: March, July, September and December.
Closing date for enrolments:  6 March 2023

Our flagship qualification and the industry-standard for MLROs and professionals managing money laundering risk. This advanced level course will help you develop and implement best practice AML initiatives and boost your professional profile.

What will I learn?

  • What are the Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Sanctions risks that must be managed?
  • The international bodies and standard setters
  • National Legal and regulatory frameworks
  • Taking an AML/CFT risk-based approach and managing the risks
  • Initial and ‘ongoing’ Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
  • Monitoring activity and transactions
  • Recognising and reporting suspicions
  • The vulnerabilities of specific services and products

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

 

Learners are required to have ONE of the following:

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

A good standard of spoken and written English is required for this course.

This course is suitable for:

  • MLROs/MLPOs and their deputies
  • Police and FIU/FCU staff
  • Managers with responsibilities for internal AML controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Certificate in AML or ICA Advanced Certificate in AML (UK or International)
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries

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A flexible, part-time format designed for busy, working professionals. A mix of guided, online study and attendance at live, virtual classrooms delivered by industry experts.

  • 9-month course
  • Live sessions:
    • 2 x virtual classrooms
    • 1 x immersive learning scenario (putting you at the centre of a story) delivered through award-winning, interactive BARCO technology
    • 3 x tutorials (a chance to discuss elements of the course in more depth)
    • 3 x assessment preparation sessions
  • A comprehensive course manual
  • Videos covering foundation topics as well as the latest industry developments and case studies
  • Access to the ICA Learning Hub packed with additional insight and resources
  • Proactive support throughout the course to help you stay on track
  • 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

Face-to-face, blended learning options will be available in Spring 2023.

Register your interest in this route, and we will let you know when we start taking enrolments:

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This accelerated executive route is open to senior professionals with five years of experience in a senior role.

This option will be available on 7 March 2023.

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

 

Course fees 

per currency depending on location   
GBP 3725
EUR     4100
USD 4846

Course fees stated exclude VAT or local tax, this will be added to your basket at the checkout if applicable. 

If you are funding the course yourself, we offer an interest free instalment plan of eight equal monthly payments.

Discount for Low GDP countries

A 15% discount applies if you are based in one of the countries on this list The discount will be added automatically on the check out page.

Membership Fee: £110* (Associate Membership - you must be an ICA member for the duration of your studies)

*Payable unless you are already an ICA Member. 

Exclusive Qualification Discount for ICA Professional and Fellow Members
All ICA Professional and Fellow members are entitled to discounted rates on subsequent qualifications they choose to enrol on:

  • Professional (MICA) - 10%
  • Fellow (FICA) – 15%

Simply enter your membership number on enrolment to gain your exclusive discounted rate.

Permanent Irish residents are eligible for funding support on Advanced Certificate and Diploma programmes. Please contact orla.sheahan@int-comp.org who will be happy to help.

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Pekka Dare

Vice President, ICA

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Andrew Clarke, MA, FICA

Course Director, Global Lead - Financial Crime Prevention

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Tim Tyler

Head of Financial Crime Compliance

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James Rickett

Global Lead - Anti Money Laundering

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