Our Advanced Certificates (intermediate level) are designed for those new to a discipline or in a junior role and will help expand your knowledge and skills.

  • Intermediate level
  • Open to anyone wishing to learn more about the subject
  • Six months' duration
  • Two/three workshops
  • Two written assignments (2000-2500 words)

ICA Advanced Certificate in Anti Money Laundering

An intermediate level course designed both for those in an AML role and those looking to embark on a new career in AML. You will gain actionable, practical knowledge to excel in your role.

  • The International Context
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework
  • AML in Practice
  • Sanctions
  • Customer Due Diligence (CDD)
  • Managing the Risk of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing
  • Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Framework
  • Suspicious Activity Reporting
  • Emerging Industry Sectors
  • Escalations and Exits

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or Visit our ICA Ireland Anti Money Laundering page

ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Fraud

An intermediate level course for those working in a fraud risk management role. The course is designed to give you actionable, practical knowledge so that you can implement key fraud management strategies at your firm.

  • International context
  • Global anti-fraud frameworks
  • Understanding risks
  • The 'Fraudster'
  • Formulating an effective counter-fraud strategy
  • Managing the response to fraud 
  • The future of fraud


ICA Advanced Certificate in Business Compliance

This intermediate-level course has been specifically designed for compliance professionals working outside of financial services (e.g oil and gas, telecoms and aerospace). Gain actionable and practical risk-management skills to excel in your role.

  • Compliance in business
  • Compliance in practice
  • The role of the compliance function
  • The skills needed to be an effective compliance professional
  • Risk management
  • Key compliance topics
  • Improvement and advantage


ICA Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance

The changing regulatory environment has resulted in a growing need for compliance professionals. The ICA International Advanced Certificate in Regulatory Compliance is suitable for those new to compliance or in a junior role and will help you develop a good understanding of compliance fundamentals.

  • Understanding the Regulatory Environment
  • International Regulation
  • Compliance in Practice
  • Managing the Risk of Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Proliferation Financing 
  • Financial Crime Prevention 

The conduct of firms and the behaviour of senior management is a key topic and is interwoven throughout the course units.

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ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risks

Sanctions are a key tool in the armory of the global fight against financial crime.  Understanding sanctions remains a complex yet fascinating topic and is crucial for the development of well-rounded strategy in combating 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.

  • 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


ICA Advanced Certificate in Practical Customer Due Diligence (CDD)

It has never been more important to have robust controls and procedures in place to Know Your Customer (KYC). Adequate due diligence on new and existing customers is a key part of these controls. Without this due diligence, your firm can become subject to reputational, operational, legal and financial risks.

This qualification has been designed for KYC Analysts and professionals at all stages in their career who manage risk in the Customer Due Diligence (CDD) process. The only professional qualification in practical CDD, it’s vital to understand the threat and mitigate the risk.

  • Outcomes and success criteria of KYC
  • Identification and verification
  • Understanding the customer
  • Understanding the relationship
  • Beneficial ownership
  • Understanding the control structure of the entity
  • Customer screening
  • Risk acceptance
  • Enhanced due diligence


ICA International Diplomas

If you already have good notions of these topics and would like to deeper your knowledge,

please refer to our ICA International Diplomas

Talk to your ICA Ireland contact:

Órla Sheahan, Business Development Manager Ireland, International Compliance Association

Tel: 01 8792109 - Orla.Sheahan@latouchetraining.ie

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