ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance



The challenges compliance professionals face mean it is vital to have the right knowledge and skills. The ICA International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance will teach you all you need to know to approach your role with confidence.

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

Who is this course suitable for?

  • Individuals who have completed the ICA Advanced Certificate in Compliance (UK or International)
  • Compliance Officers/Managers and their deputies
  • Managers with responsibility for internal compliance controls
  • Risk Managers
  • Internal Audit Staff
  • Regulatory Representatives
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Company Secretaries

What will you learn?

  • Understanding governance, risk and compliance
  • Ethics, integrity and organisational culture: taking GRC to the next level
  • Understanding the complete regulatory environment
  • How to use corporate governance to enhance your firm’s performance
  • Managing regulatory risk for the benefit of your firm
  • What is the role of the compliance function?
  • How to design and build world class GRC systems and controls
  • Protecting your firm from the risk of financial crime

Download the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

How and where can you study?

You can study at home and attend six highly interactive workshops in Hong Kong.

All course material is now delivered online, making it more accessible and environmentally sound.  

How will you be assessed?

  • Three x 2,500 - 3,500 word assignments

What does it cost?

Course Fee: HK$ 37,500

Payment options
Option 1: Pay in full upon enrolment
Option 2: Payment by 3 equal installments

Examination Only option: HK$24,900.
The examination only route is available for very experienced practitioners only and is subject to approval by ICA. You will be exempted from attending workshops and submitting assignments and will be assessed purely on your exam performance.

The stated course fee is applicable for Hong Kong citizens and physically based in Hong Kong only.  




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ICA Membership

In order to study any ICA course you will need to become a member of ICA. The fee for one years  Affiliate Membership* is £102, payable to ICA, which includes your assessment and access to invaluable resources that will help with your course, as well as many additional member benefits and services (view the list of membership benefits here).

Once you have successfully completed your Diploma course, you will be eligible to upgrade to a Professional Member (MICA) of ICA and receive even more invaluable member benefits.

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Can this course be taught in-house?

If you have a training requirement for more than 15 employees, why not contact us to discuss delivering the training in-house at your firm? It’s the ideal way to maximise your budget, minimise disruption and tailor content to your specific needs.

Call our dedicated in-house training team at +852 3665 0914 or email enquirieshk@int-comp.com.

Any questions?


Call +852 3665 0914 or email us at enquirieshk@int-comp.com.


It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognise any qualification to which this course may lead.


Phone: +65 6500 0010

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