ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Overview

Sanctions are a key tool in the armoury of the global fight against financial crime. Understanding sanctions remains a complex yet fascinating topic and is crucial for the development of a well-rounded strategy in combatting financial crime. The ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk explores the intricacies and challenges of meeting sanctions obligations. You will learn about the latest sanctions challenges and best practice and you will review case studies so you understand the risks sanctions present to firms and the frameworks used to manage these risks. The course will also investigate key areas of sanctions controls such as sanctions screening, managing alerts and sanctions evasion typologies.  This Advanced Certificate is a must-have qualification for anyone involved in identifying, understanding and managing sanctions risk exposure.  

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

Who is the course suitable for?

  • Senior financial crime/regulatory compliance practitioners who are keen to enhance their existing expertise by learning about another distinct sphere
  • Senior managers within the Sanctions environment who wish to certify their knowledge
  • Anyone who needs to understand sanctions risk faced when dealing with customers, clients and/or transactions
  • Those involved in the sanctions screening process
  • Regulators or Consultants
  • MLROs, Compliance Managers and Risk Managers
  • Anyone with an interest in better understanding how Sanctions work and the risks they can present if not correctly addressed

What will you learn?

  • Global sanctions architecture - Political, Legal and Implementation context
  • The international context
  • Transparency, control and ownership
  • Developing the control framework
  • Sanctions lifting and roll back
  • Identifying higher risk jurisdictions and activities

Request a copy of the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

The ICA International Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in sanctions risk management. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • sound educational background
  • good written English skills. 

How will you be assessed?

  • Two 2,000-2,500 word assignments

Membership of ICA

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA, joining our global community of like-minded professionals. The fee for a full years Affiliate Membership* is £97 payable to ICA, which includes your assessment and access to invaluable resources that will help with your course, as well as many additional member benefits and services (view the list of membership benefits here).

*Unless you are already a member of ICA

Become an ICA Member ►

Once you have successfully completed your Advanced Certificate course, you will be eligible to upgrade to an Associate Member (AICA) of ICA and receive even more invaluable member benefits.

How can I find out more about studying this qualification?

Our dedicated training partner International Compliance Training, offer ICA qualifications in several regions and online courses available wherever you are in the world. To find out more about course fees, locations and dates for this qualification, visit International Compliance Training's website.

In certain jurisdictions and for some qualifications, you will need to enrol directly with our local training partner and these are detailed here.

 

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