Whiteknights, Berkshire (PRWEB) July 14, 2010
The ICMA Centre and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI) have announced the most comprehensive programme for compliance professionals currently available in the financial markets - the Advanced Diploma in Investment Compliance.
The new programme builds on the success of the Diploma in Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance, launched in 2006 by the University of Reading and FINRA, by embedding the most successful UK industry qualification - the CISI Diploma in Investment Compliance - within an enhanced training programme for compliance professionals.
Professor John Board, director of the ICMA Centre commented: "The merging of these qualifications will lead to a cleaner and better defined route to the professional certification and demonstration of competence that is so much in demand following the financial crisis".
The Centre also offers a compliance finance degree (http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/study_and_research/msc_finance ) programme titled MSc Capital Markets, Regulation and Compliance which was developed to meet the growing need for compliance trained graduates. Launched in 2006, the degree is attracting a great amount of interest from those already working in the financial markets and pre-experience graduates.
The ICMA Centre's director, Professor John Board is an expert in the field of market regulation, he has acted as consultant to, among others, the House of Commons, the Financial Services Authority, the London Stock Exchange, the European Commission and many of London's financial markets.
About the ICMA Centre:
The ICMA Centre at Henley Business School, University of Reading is unique and has an international reputation for undergraduate, postgraduate finance courses (http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/ ) and executive education (http://www.icmacentre.ac.uk/executive_education ) for the financial markets.
Established in 1991 with funding provided by the International Capital Market Association (ICMA) in Zurich, the Centre's state-of-the-art facilities are among the best in Europe. Housed in its own award winning building the Centre contains the largest simulated dealing facilities in Europe as well as outstanding teaching and research space.
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