Certificate in Compliance




Certificate in Compliance

Why ARGC’s Compliance Certificate?

Here are the main benefits delivered by AGRC’s Certificate in Compliance:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of compliance’s backbone including issues such as: What are the sources of compliance requirements and where are they found; What behaviour satisfies compliance, and; How do compliance personnel motivate compliant behaviour throughout their organization.
  • Via the use of four practical case studies, a thorough understanding of the essential elements of effective organizational compliance, including an in-depth exploration of its main concepts, considerations, and strategies for assessing risks and managing the compliance function and its related programs.
  • The necessary tools, information, practices and skills to transform you into an in-demand professional for financial institutions and other organizations looking to create compliance programs or strengthen their current compliance function.
  • Two chances to pass our certificate’s 40-question multiple choice exam.
  • Access to a comprehensive and in-depth study handbook that will help you ace our exam.
  • Free one-year membership to AGRC, where you can exchange knowledge and share experiences with GRC professionals worldwide.
  • Use of the AGRC’s professional designation as a compliance professional.

The Compliance Certificate’s Curriculum

AGRC’s Compliance Certificate covers the following specific topics:


  • Compliance programs and perspectives
  • Why do we need compliance?

International Regulatory Drivers & Controls

  • What is regulation and what is it designed to achieve?
  • Market forces
  • Regulation put in practice

Compliance in Practice

  • The roles of the Compliance department, Chief Compliance Office (CCO) and Board of Directors
  • Key compliance activities, processes and relationships

Ethics, Compliance & Governance Perspectives

Other Key Compliance Areas

  • Anti-money laundering (AML)
  • Financial crime prevention
  • Risk management
  • Enforcement

Expected Learning Outcomes

Here’s what you can expect to achieve following the completion of this Compliance Certificate:

  • Understand the multiple Compliance requirements
  • Organize and monitor the operation of a Compliance management system
  • Implement processes for the management of breaches in Compliance requirements
  • Provide education and training on Compliance requirements and systems
  • Promote and communicate on Compliance requirements, systems and related issues with a sound understanding of the relevant legislation
  • Show leadership in the workplace
  • Identify risk, apply risk management processes and undertake Compliance audits
  • Manage Compliance projects

Target Audience

This certificate is ideal for:

  • Professionals working in or aspiring to work in the Compliance area in a wide variety of industries, including the banking, insurance and financial services sectors
  • New graduates looking for a trending sector to move into
  • Employees involved in risk functions and auditing