Compliance, Risk & Governance

Certified Compliance Officer

Programme Overview

Led by senior leaders and practitioners in Singapore’s financial services industry, the Certified Compliance Officer programme offers new joiners or mid-career switchers a comprehensive overview of the latest regulatory developments and practical guidance on implementing and enforcing compliance policies effectively. Participants will learn about critical regulations such as MAS Notice 626, the Banking Act, SFA, and FAA, as well as risk management, and data privacy. The interactive learning environment enables engagement with senior leaders and peers alike. Upon completion, participants will be equipped with the knowledge and tools necessary to enhance compliance practices, mitigate risks, and promote ethical behaviour in their financial institutions.

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 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

30 Aug 2023, Wednesday, 5pm

Programme Structure

Two modes of study: Standalone and/or Stackable

Each module covers different topics and subject matters. They can be taken individually or together, to cater to the varying focus and interests of each firm, talent and professional. Participants must complete a total of 4 modules – 3 compulsory modules and 1 specialist module out of the 3 possible options. A participant who passes all 3 compulsory modules and 1 specialist module will be awarded the Certified Compliance Officer certification.


The compulsory modules are:

  • Foundation Compliance – Risks, Ethics and Culture*
  • Foundation Compliance Policy*
  • Ethics, Regulations and Compliance – Financial Products & Regulations (E-learning – Free Access)*

The specialist modules are:

  • Foundation Financial Crime Compliance*
  • Foundation Regulatory Compliance*
  • Foundation Compliance Analytics*


*This programme is currently undergoing IBF accreditation and may be subject to changes.

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Who Should Attend

This course is designed for new entrants embarking on a career in financial services 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)


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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 1) Certification in Compliance Advisory, Analytics, and Financial Crime Compliance. 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).


Prices shown are based on the prevalent IBF-STS subsidies. T&Cs apply.


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


This programme is currently undergoing IBF accreditation and may be subject to changes. The information above is correct at the time of publication. Wealth Management Institute reserves the right to amend the fees and/or terms and conditions as appropriate.


Foundation Compliance Analytics - 28 Oct 2023
Foundation Compliance - Risks, Ethics and Culture - 27 Feb 2024
Foundation Compliance Policy - 5 Mar 2024
Foundation Regulatory Compliance - 18 Mar 2024
Foundation Financial Crime Compliance - 10 Apr 2024
Foundation Compliance Analytics - 15 Apr 2024


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