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 International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance

Course level : Advanced

The challenges compliance professionals face mean it is vital to have the right knowledge and skills. The ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance will teach you all you need to know to approach your role with confidence. Understand the threat and mitigate the risk with the ICA Diploma.

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

 

  • Understanding governance, risk and regulatory compliance

  • Why we need to understand the regulated environment

  • Why are governance and culture essential for effective regulatory compliance risk management?

  • The role of the compliance department and the compliance professional

  • Risk management as the key to effective compliance

  • Case Studies

The conduct of firms and the behaviour of senior management is a key topic in both courses and is interwoven throughout the course units. The conduct agenda forms a key part of the workshop exercises in the UK.

  • Nine month course assessed by three written assignments (3,500 words)
  • All course materials are delivered via our online learning platform
  • There are four accompanying face to face workshops (where applicable) or four 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.

  • Compliance Officers/Managers and their Deputies
  • Managers with responsibility for internal compliance controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Internal Audit Staff
  • Regulatory Representatives
  • Individuals who completed the ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance 
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries
  • Sound educational background, e.g. degree or professional qualification in an appropriate discipline
    OR
  • Attainment of the ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance 
    OR
  • Three years relevant work experience

Three 2,500 - 3,500 word assignments.

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 £102/€120/US$140 and it will be activated at the same time as your course commences.

Holders of this Diploma can apply for Recognition of Prior Learning through the Chartered Banker Institute.  This may reduce the number of modules required to complete the Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in a Digital Age.

Once you have been accepted onto the course, you can choose to pay either through a one-off payment or through eight monthly installments. 

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.

For more information please contact a member of the team on +44(0)121 362 7534

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 Advanced and is designed for those who already have some experience and are looking to underpin their knowledge with a professional qualification.

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Jonathan Bowdler

Jonathan Bowdler

Head of Regulatory Compliance

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Rhodri Kettle

Rhodri Kettle

Senior Course Director - Governance, Risk & Compliance

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Thomas Wan Chee Kien

Thomas Wan Chee Kien

Course Director (APAC)

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