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ICA Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

3 months
675 GBP excl. VAT
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3 months
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ICA Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Sanctions can be complex, and dealing with sanctioned parties can be risky. National or international sanctions may be issued against individuals, entities, groups or nations; or even trading activities/particular sectors. Those bodies charged with enforcing sanctions compliance are particularly active at the moment, with multiple fines for firms in recent years stretching into billions of dollars.

Suitable for those working in financial crime and regulatory compliance, this could help you:

  • understand sanctions and the international context
  • discover the screening systems and controls
  • define a sanctions governance framework
  • manage alert investigations
  • learn the challenges of change and the cost of getting it wrong

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

There are many benefits of studying with ICA:

  • Flexible learning solutions that are suited to you
  • Our learner-centric approach means that you will gain relevant practical and academic skills and knowledge that can be used in your current role
  • Improve your career options by undertaking a globally recognised qualification that hiring managers look for as part of their hiring criteria
  • Many students have stated that they have received a promotion and/or pay rise as a direct result of gaining their qualification
  • The qualifications ensure that you are enabled to develop strategies to help manage and prevent risk within your firm, thus making you an invaluable asset within the current climate

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  • Self-Paced Online
  • Online
  • English

Suitability - Who should attend?

This ICA Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk was designed 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
  • Operational staff, who need to understand the inherent Sanctions risks they face when dealing with customers and/or transactions
  • 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

The qualification is specifically designed to be detailed yet accessible. Prior subject matter knowledge will be useful but is not essential.

To get the most from the course, a good standard of English is required.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Students who successfully complete the course will be awarded the ICA Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk and will be entitled to use the designation- Spec.Cert(Sanctions)

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

Training Course Content

This course provides Participants with a detailed understanding of the following topics:

  • Understanding sanctions
  • The international context
  • Defining a sanctions governance framework
  • Sanctions lists and screening
  • Managing alert investigations
  • The cost of getting it wrong
  • The challenges of change


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23 May 2016
Good Treatment

Good service for the training. i hope, it can be provide the translator if the trainer can't speak in bahasa. :)

20 May 2016
Great support and guidance from ICY

The courses allow for you to learn at your own pace and to undertaken your revision and exams in a time frame that suits your work/life balance. The webcasts are fun and easy ...

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20 May 2016
Good course

The course provided a good basic knowledge and helped fill in gaps that I had, though I would have liked the option to buy a certificate at the end, rather than an electronic one.


This training course is available at the price of £645 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable).

In order to study any ICA qualification, you need to be a member of the ICA, joining an international professional community of thousands of like-minded individuals.

This training course is also available as a bespoke in house training course if you have 12 or more Participants.

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International Compliance Association
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