ICA International Diploma in Managing Sanctions Risk

Course level : Level 6 - Advanced

There are three intakes a year for this course: March, July and September.
Closing date for enrolments: 24 October 2022.

Sanctions are a crucial instrument in the international battle against financial crime proliferation, terrorism and human rights abuses. It’s a complex area and those who manage the risk need the right combination of knowledge, capabilities and behaviours to do so effectively.

Technical skills – develop a deeper understanding of sanctions architecture, screening and the control framework; enrich your professional skillset   

Critical thinking – enhance your judgment-making and problem-solving skills 

Collaboration and communication - ensure a joined-up approach in your management of sanctions cases 

Flexibility and adaptability – be prepared to respond to fast-changing regimes and rules 

Leadership – be empowered to make effective decisions quickly and manage resources appropriately.

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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: 

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 level of written and spoken English is also required. 

This course is suitable for mid-senior level professionals: 

  • Heads of Sanctions, Sanctions Managers and Sanctions Team Leaders 
  • MLROs, Compliance Managers, Financial Crime Managers and Risk Managers 
  • Accountants, Lawyers and Consultants 

The course has been designed for those working in multiple industry sectors including international trade, transport, pharmaceuticals, maritime, software, oil and gas and financial services. 

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  • Global sanctions architecture – Sanctions in context 
  • How sanctions regimes are implemented 
  • Evolving scope of sanctions – A changing tool 
  • Sector-based sanctions 
  • Identifying higher risk jurisdictions and activities 
  • Transparency, control, and ownership 
  • Licensing and permissible payments 
  • Management of global exposure to unilateral and regional sanctions 
  • Developing the control framework 
  • Sanctions screening 
  • Incident management and holding of sanctioned funds 
  • Sanctions lifting and roll back 

A flexible, part-time format designed for busy, working professionals. A mix of guided, online study and attendance at live, virtual classrooms delivered by ICA’s expert faculty.

  • 9-month course assessed by 3 research-based assignments
  • 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

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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James Rickett

Global Lead - Anti Money Laundering

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Tim Tyler

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Serona Woo

Global Lead, Human & Wildlife Trafficking

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Ross Savage

Course Director, Global Lead Sanctions

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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)

or +44 (0) 121 362 7503 / epa@int-comp.org (End Point Assessment)