Certified Compliance Officer Advanced – Regulatory Compliance

Programme Overview

In light of the changing business and regulatory landscape, the increasing rate and pace of change, and consequent regulatory scrutiny and enforcement actions impacting corporate and personal reputations and wallets, knowledgeable, skilled and practical regulatory compliance professionals are required and in demand to help businesses and their institutions navigate and conduct operations. This programme equips you with a solid grasp of the fundamentals of compliance culture and risk, compliance strategy and planning, regulatory technologies and project planning skills. You may elect a specialist product area selecting among consumer banking, private banking, asset management or wholesale banking, depending on the particular area you are practising or wish to gain mastery in.


You will have direct exposure to seasoned compliance industry specialists and leaders who are experts in the particular area. All sessions are interactive including teaching, case studies, group breakouts and discussions and assessments are similarly designed to ensure skills learnt are thoroughly understood and grasped in practice and can be applied to work-life circumstances. Successful completion of the programme qualifies you for a Certified Compliance Officer (Regulatory Compliance) qualification as well as eligibility to apply to IBF for the Compliance Advisory Level 2 Certification*, recognizing your achievement.


*subject to T&Cs


Participants must complete a total of 4 modules – 3 compulsory modules and 1 module out of the 5 possible options.


The compulsory modules are –

  • Compliance Risk and Compliance Culture
  • Compliance Strategy, Policy and Advice
  • Compliance/ Regtech & Project Management

The optional modules are –

  • Retail Banking and Fintech Regulation
  • Private Client Compliance Lifecycle and External Asset Managers
  • Wholesale Banking and Capital Markets Regulation
  • Compliance in Asset Management and Financial Advisory Services
  • Handling Serious Compliance Incidents and Performance Management

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for compliance professionals within the financial services sector with at least 3 years of relevant experience, including legal, enterprise/operational risk, audit professionals and those in control functions in the first line of defence. It is also relevant for external lawyers, consultants and accountants advising the financial services sector.

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Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded: 



IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS)


Find out more at www.ibf.org.sg/home/for-individuals/skills-and-jobs-development/training-support/IBF-STS.





Singapore Institute of Legal Education Accreditation
Module: Compliance Risk and Culture
Eligible Public CPD Points: Day 1= 4, Day 2= 4.5. Total = 8.5 (TBC)
Practice Area: Ethics and Professional Responsibility
Training Level: Intermediate

Participants who wish to obtain CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. For this activity, participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent from each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. Participants may obtain Public CPD Points for each day of the event on which they comply strictly with the Attendance Policy. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy on any particular day of the event will not be able to obtain CPD Points for that day. Please refer to www.sileCPDcentre.sg for more information.



Participants who successfully complete the programme will be awarded: 


WMI Certification

  • Certified Compliance Officer (Regulatory Compliance)
  • CPD hours (IBF-STS and Core FAA/SFA CPD)


IBF Certification

  • Eligible for the IBF Advanced (Level 2) Certification in Compliance Advisory (in either Retail Banking, Private Banking & Wealth Management, Corporate Banking/Investment Banking, Asset Management, depending on the choice of the optional module). T&Cs apply.


In addition to Course Fees, each participant will also be charged a non-refundable and non-claimable application fee of S$85 (including GST).


SkillsFuture Credits can be utilised to offset the balance of the programme fees after IBF subsidy. Do note that SkillsFuture Credits cannot be used to offset Application Fees.


Click here to read more about the terms & conditions governing registration, payment, cancellation, deferment and no-show.


The information above is correct at the time of publication. The Wealth Management Institute reserves the right to amend the fees and/or terms and conditions as appropriate. 


The schedule is subject to change, additional classes may be added with sufficient interest. Please click “Apply Now” to register your interest.

Compliance Data Analytics - 3 & 4 May 2024
Compliance/Regtech and Project Management - 23 & 24 May 2024
Handling Serious Compliance Incidents & Performance Management - 11 & 12 Jun 2024
Wholesale Banking and Capital Markets Regulation - 8 & 9 Jul 2024
Compliance in Private Banking and Wealth Management - 29 & 30 Jul 2024
Compliance Risk and Compliance Culture - 29 & 30 Aug 2024
Compliance Strategy, Policy and Advice - 26 & 27 Sep 2024
Retail Banking and Fintech Regulation - TBC
Compliance in Asset Management and Financial Advisory Services - TBC



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Register for Online Information Session

Get a chance to speak with our team in an online information session to learn more about WMI’s Certified Compliance Officer Advanced – Regulatory Compliance programme. We are happy to offer an overview of the programme and any enquiries you may have about WMI in this one-hour virtual session.

Upcoming Dates

13 Mar 2024, Wednesday, 5pm
20 Mar 2024, Wednesday, 5pm
27 Mar 2024, Wednesday, 5pm
3 Apr 2024, Wednesday, 5pm
10 Apr 2024, Wednesday, 5pm

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