ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance

Overview

The ICA Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance has been specifically designed as an advanced programme for senior industry practitioners. It has been created to build on your extensive existing experience by providing you with enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise. Completion of this course will help you operate at the highest level within your organisation. 

  • Demonstrate the highest level of specialist knowledge and skills in your field
  • Drive your personal leadership ambitions
  • Develop new ideas, explore cutting-edge best practice and gain a global perspective
  • Become automatically eligible for Fellowship of the International Compliance Association (the highest grade of membership)

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

Who will the course benefit?

  • Heads of Compliance/Governance/Risk
  • Compliance Managers and senior GRC staff
  • Senior Risk staff
  • Senior Internal and External Audit staff
  • Company Secretaries
  • Accountants
  • Legal Practitioners
  • Regulatory Representatives
  • Company Directors/Board Members



What will you learn?

The syllabus covers a variety of key issues relevant at a senior level and is designed to provide an insight into risks and potential hurdles faced by your organisation. The syllabus is delivered by an exclusive series of high profile masterclasses covering relevant topics.

  • Building and leading an effective governance, risk & compliance (GRC) team
  • Strategic risk management for leaders
  • Future of payment services
  • Current and emerging regulatory ‘hot topics’
  • Regulatory compliance leadership
  • Using corporate governance requirements for the benefit of the firm
  • The effective use of information technology in GRC
  • Developments in financial crime 



Entry requirements

Download the entry requirements ►



How will you be assessed?

  • The production of 8 x 1000-1500 word masterclass commentaries: these are summaries of the key learning points outlined in the masterclasses and its impact on your own practice, which forms the reflective journal.
  • First submission of each commentary will be reviewed by the Programme Director and feedback provided.
  • A three hour competency-based interview, using information describing your career to date and other evidence you wish to submit to map your knowledge, skills and experience against the National Occupational Standards

 

Masterclasses held at residential weekends in Oxford

Teaching takes place over two condensed residential weekends in the world renowned University Centre of Oxford. Overnight accommodation and meals are provided including private dinners with guest speakers. This format is ideal for time-pressed professionals or those travelling from overseas.

View a list of the course tutors ►

 

Access to Master's Degree

Holders of this qualification can apply for the MSc in Law, Governance, Risk and Compliance offered by the University of Law (studied via online-distance learning) as well as MPhil degrees offered by The University of Manchester Alliance Business School. You may also receive Approved Prior Learning (APL) towards other university master’s degrees where there is overlap in course content.

 

Membership of ICA

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA

 

 

 

 

 

What does it cost?

ICA Membership Fee £102
Course Fee** £6950 (+VAT)

 

 

 

 

All costs are (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable). 

Prices may differ in countries where the course is priced in local currency. 

**Students currently residing in certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here. 

 

Download syllabus here

Download qualifications framework here

Enrol online

 

When and where can I study?

Visit International Compliance Training's website, our dedicated training partner, for information on the locations and dates for this course. 

View details of masterclasses ► 

Your application must be be accompanied by the following documents (and will not be reviewed until these are also received):

  • Job profile
  • CV
  • Organisational chart*

*If you are unable to provide an organisational chart or this does not apply to your role, please provide an explanation with your application.

Your eligibility for the course will be assessed before your enrolment is accepted.

I’d like to enrol, but I still have a few final questions.

Please provide us with your contact details and a representative from International Compliance Training, our dedicated training provider will be in touch shortly.

 

 

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