ICA International Diploma in Financial Crime Prevention

Course level : Level 6 - Advanced

There are four intakes a year for this course: March, July, September and December.
Next date: 18 July 2022.

This advanced level qualification will better equip you to meet the many challenges associated with identifying, understanding, and mitigating financial crime risks including fraud, cybercrime, corruption, money laundering and terrorist financing. It will deepen your understanding and enhance your professional credibility.

What will I learn?

  • Understanding and managing financial crime
  • Practical application of the International Standards
  • The prevention and detection of specific financial crime risks
  • Data and information security
  • Bribery and corruption
  • Electronic crime
  • Investigation, prosecution and recovery

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

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If you're interested in a career in financial crime prevention and want to know more about the skills and qualifications needed, visit our Financial Crime Prevention Career page.

 

Learners are required to have ONE of the following:

  • A 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:

  • Fraud Prevention and Investigation Officers, Managers and Deputies
  • MLROs and Deputies
  • Managers with responsibility for internal organisational fraud, financial crime and AML controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Advisory and investigation roles
  • Internal Audit and Regulatory Staff
  • Law enforcement
  • Individuals who have completed the ICA International Diploma in AML or the ICA Certificate in Financial Crime Prevention

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  • 9-month course assessed by 3 written assignments (3,000 – 3,500 words)
  • A mixture of guided online study and participation in live sessions:
    • 2 x virtual classrooms
    • 1 x immersive learning scenario (putting you at the centre of a story)
    • 3 x tutorials (a chance to discuss elements of the course in more depth)
    • 3 x assessment preparation sessions
  • Videos covering the latest industry developments and case studies
  • Access to the ICA members’ portal containing additional reading and resources
  • Proactive support throughout the course to help you stay on track

ICA Executive Diplomas – 12-week accelerated route for experienced professionals

This accelerated route is open to experienced professionals with five years of relevant experience in a senior position or accredited prior learning. The speed of the course reflects the experience of those participating. In addition, instead of written assignments, the enhanced, streamlined assessment process is an in-depth, 90-minute professional interview with a field expert.
If you are interested in knowing more about this route and finding out whether you or your team are eligible, please email enterprisesales@int-comp.org

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.

Membership Fee: £110* (Student membership)

*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.

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.

 

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Pekka Dare

Vice President, ICA

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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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Help and support

Alternatively contact us on: +44(0)121 362 7534 / icainfo@int-comp.org (Course information) or +44(0)121 362 7533 / learningsupport@int-comp.org (Enrolled learners)