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. In the UK, it is also endorsed by the British Bankers’ Association.

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 and where can you study?

This course will start on 30 June 2017. You can study at home through online learning, wherever you are in the world.

View online learning dates here

Workshops will be available in the UK in Autumn 2017.

How will you be assessed?

  • One 1 hour and 45 minute open book examination (including 15 minutes reading time)
  • One 2,000-2,500 word assignment

Can this course be taught in-house?

An in-house option is available for organisations enrolling a minimum of 15 people onto the course. Benefits include a face to face delivery option and the potential to include bespoke material.

What does it cost?

In order to study any ICA course, you need to be a member of the ICA, joining our international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals.  The fee for ICA Affiliate Membership is £97 payable to ICA* and includes your assessment and access to invaluable knowledge resources that will help with your course as well as many other member benefits and services (view the list of membership services and benefits that you’ll receive here).

The course fee is £1,675 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable) payable to our training partner. Students from certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here.

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*unless you are a member of the ICA already.
These fees include a printable certificate once you have completed the course.

Any questions?

Call +44 (0) 121 362 7534 or email ict@int-comp.com.

 

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Download qualifications framework here

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