ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Professional Qualification


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

This course is awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, the University of Manchester. In the UK, it is also endorsed by the British Bankers’ Association


Suitable 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; Anyone who needs to understand sanctions risk faced when dealing with customers, clients and/or transactions; Those involved in the sanctions screening process 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

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6 months

ICA Advanced Certificate in Managing Sanctions Risk

Date: See below
Cost: £1,675 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable)
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Key features

  • An intermediate level programme resulting in a professional qualification
  • 6 months’ duration
  • Completion of one assignment and one open book examination
  • Comprehensive detailed course materials that can be used in the workplace
  • Written and delivered by experienced industry practitioners
  • Extensive support and resource material
  • Awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
  • Recognised by regulatory authorities worldwide

JFSC Table 5 Qualification

This qualification is currently included or recently proposed to be included in the JFSC Qualification Table 5 for the TCB sector.

Entry Requirements

This course is open to anyone who is interested in pursuing a career in AML. However, the content of the programme requires students to possess:

  • Sound educational background
  • Good written English skills

How Will You Be Assessed?

  • 2 x 2,000-2,500 word assignment

ICA qualifications are awarded in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester.

Contact ICT

Tel: +44 (0)121 362 7534
Email: ict@int-comp.com
Fax: +44 (0)121 240 3002

How To Apply

Apply online at www.int-comp.com/enrol-online or get in touch with ICT (ICA's approved training provider).


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The course fee is £1675 (+ VAT or local taxes if applicable) payable to our training partner. Students from certain low GDP countries receive a 15% discount on this fee. View list of applicable countries here.

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