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

New technologies are changing many aspects of role of the compliance professional. Fintech and Regtech are now embedded in compliance lexicon, but what do the terms actually mean, and what are the practical impacts, both positive and negative, that we need to understand and manage? The ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance helps you to answer these questions and apply the answers directly within your organisation.

This course gives you a broad understanding of the regulatory environment as well as the specialist skills and knowledge to be able to identify and manage key regulatory risks today and in the future.

  • Get to grips with the nuances of the regulatory environment and how these impact your organisation
  • Understand why promoting a positive compliance culture is not just good for compliance but good for business
  • Explore how to maximise the benefits of emerging technologies
  • Develop your inter-personal skills so you can be the best Compliance Manager
  • Learn from the experiences of compliance professionals from other firms and sectors and share ideas

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

The next intake for this online course begins in September 2020 so hurry to secure your place.

 

 

The content of this programme requires students to possess:

  • 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

This course is suitable for:

  • 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

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  • 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 this course and is interwoven throughout the course units. The conduct agenda forms a key part of the virtual classroom discussion.

  • Nine month course assessed by three written assignments ( from 3000 to 3500 words)
  • All course materials are delivered via our online learning platform
  • There are four, 3-hour 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. Virtual classes take place across different time zones enabling engagement at an appropriate local time
  • We recommend that you study 6-8 hours per week

Face-to-face workshops instead of virtual classrooms will be available again in some jurisdictions in 2021.

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

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.

 Course fees 

per currency depending on location   
GBP 3550
EUR     4115
USD 4615

 

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.

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Jonathan Bowdler

Head of Regulatory Compliance

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Thomas Wan Chee Kien

Course Director (APAC)

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Rhodri Kettle

Senior Course Director - Governance, Risk & Compliance

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