ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance


The ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) programme is a comprehensive, accredited, graduate level programme, covering a wide range of in-depth, topical subjects in compliance, regulation and AML. Mapped to the IBF standards Level 2, this Diploma will equip you with the necessary theoretical and practical skills for present and future challenges in the international arena.

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

Who is this course suitable for?


Kindly email your detailed CV to studentadmin@int-comp.com to check your eligibility.


What will you learn?

Module 1: Industry knowledge & awareness
Module 2: Regulatory advisory
Module 3: Compliance risk management
Module 4: Compliance monitoring
Module 5: Inculcating compliance mindset

Download the full syllabus here

Entry requirements

Language Requirement
At least a C6 at 'O' Level English.

Academic Requirement 
Degree or Professional qualification in an appropriate discipline.

Work experience
At least 3 years working experience in relevant field or Has demonstrated competency in the ICA Advanced Certificate in Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Delegates will be required to demonstrate work in an environment where they are involved in the creation and execution of the compliance or AML function. Roles where a delegate has purely been subject to compliance requirements (e.g. Relationship Manager) would not be considered as applicable.

How and where can you study?

This is a 10 month course where you will study at home and attend 4 face-to-face evening workshops per module (total of 5 modules). It is possible to study and be assessed (and receive funding) on just one or more modules. Although the diploma and IBF certification will only be awarded on successful completion on all 5 modules.

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

Course dates: 21 October 2019


Recommended Study Hours

Self-study 240 hours   (6hrs x 40weeks)
Face to face workshop    60 hours
Invigilated Exam 6 hours


How will you be assessed? 

  • Two x 2,500-3,500 word assignments
  • Three x 3 hours and 15 minutes open book examinations 

Designation awarded

Upon completion, you will be rewarded:

  • ICA Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance which is awarded by ICA in association with Alliance Manchester Business School, The University of Manchester
  • IBF designation of IBF Advanced (“IBFA”) for Compliance (Terms and conditions apply. More information here)

What does it cost?

Module One: SGD 2,650 + GST
Module Two: SGD 2,650 + GST
Module Three: SGD 2,650 + GST
Module Four: SGD 2,650 + GST
Module Five: SGD 2,650 + GST

Download course fees here

IBF-STS Funding

IBF-STS provides 70%* funding for direct training costs subject to a cap of S$7,000 per
participant per programme and subject to all eligibility criteria being met. For ICA’s Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance OR Anti Money Laundering/Counter Financing Terrorism, each module is considered as one programme.

In addition, for IBF-STS programmes commencing on or after 1 July 2016, Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above will be eligible for 90%* co-funding of direct training costs, subject to a cap of S$7,000 per participant per programme.

Download funding information here



Next intake: October/November 2019

Email us your detailed CV for an eligibility assessment before you enrol.

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 +65 6500 0010 or email studentadmin@int-comp.com

Any questions?

Call +65 6500 0010 or email studentadmin@int-comp.com for further information.





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