ICA launches Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk & Compliance for industry leaders

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The 'pinnacle of the International Compliance Association education regime', this new qualification is for those working in risk, anti money laundering, compliance or fraud prevention who are in, or aspire to be in, a leadership role in the UK.

Bill Howarth, ICA CEO

Bill Howarth, ICA CEO

This new qualification is designed to equip the leaders of today and tomorrow with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their organisation.

"Governance. Risk. Compliance. Culture. Ethics. All of these terms are readily used by regulators, practitioners and the media. But what do they really mean in practice? This new professional postgraduate qualification translates the rhetoric into reality. We live and work in an age where transparency and integrity is everything to everyone. Stakeholders are demanding a change in approach and this new qualification is designed to equip the leaders of today and tomorrow with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in their organisation."

  • Bill Howarth, Chief Executive of the International Compliance Association

The Professional Postgraduate Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance is the pinnacle of the ICA education regime. It is designed to build on existing experience by providing enhanced skills, knowledge and expertise to help individuals excel in their roles and push their careers to the next level.

The qualification which is awarded in association with the University of Manchester Business School takes 9 months to complete and comprises attendance at 9 high-level masterclasses in London. Topics include: ‘Ethics, corporate governance & responsibility’, ‘How to change an organisation’s culture’ and ‘Cyber risk management’. Assessment is by way of a competence-based interview that maps knowledge, skills and experience against the National Occupational Standards of Competence.

With the demand for exceptional specialists working in the areas of risk, anti money laundering, fraud prevention and compliance on the increase, the qualification is designed to provide more than just a thorough understanding of the latest issues. It aims to transform thinking.

Find out more

Free briefing sessions are taking place in May where you can find out more about this new qualification:

14 May 2013, London (12pm-1pm)
17 May 2013, live webinar (9am-10am)

Register online here or for more information visit http://www.int-comp.org/ica-professional-postgrad call 0-121-362-7534.

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