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ICA Specialist Certificate in Financial Crime Risk and New Technology

Course level : Specialist

This course is currently under review. If you’re interested in this course please click here to leave your details and we’ll be in touch when it is open for enrolment.


Explore the landscape of new and emerging technology in today’s world, viewed through the lens of financial crime risk management. Key takeaways from this practical, online course include:

  • Understanding innovations impacting the financial sector
  • Comparing RegTech and FinTech and leveraging big data in preventing financial crime
  • Assessing the benefits and risks of new technology
  • Adopting a horizon scanning approach to technology

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


The course 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.

ICA Specialist Certificates are designed for anyone wanting focused yet accessible knowledge in specific areas of risk. They are suitable either for those working in the first and second lines of defence looking to certify existing specialist areas of knowledge, or for those looking to increase their professional agility by learning about new areas of risk.

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  • Applying financial crime concepts to emerging technology
  • Emerging technology and crime
  • The Impact of innovation on financial services
  • Harnessing RegTech to minimise financial crime
  • Predicting the next wave of disruptive technology
  • Register at any time for this online, open course 
  • Study in your own time and at your own pace (you have up to 3 months to complete the course) 
  • Assessed by online multiple-choice exam 

We have full syllabi available for all of our qualifications. Click here to download a syllabus for this course.

Course fees (subject to local taxes)

per currency depending on location   
GBP  615
EUR  819
USD 800

Course fees stated exclude VAT or local tax, this will be added to your basket at the checkout if applicable. 

These fees include a downloadable certificate which you are able to print. Should you require a hard copy posted, there is a fee of £50 plus VAT if applicable. 

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Andrew Clarke, MA

AML/Financial Crime Prevention Course Director

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