This programme is conducted on a part-time basis and you may select any module or complete the programme in a schedule that best fits you. Modules are delivered through a blended learning pedagogy, building on interactive pre-class online learning for foundation concepts and knowledge, reserving classroom for skills application and topics that have higher complexity. Modules feature assessments to check for learning transfer covered in online and classroom sessions.
Participants who wish to attend individual modules can select the modules by registering here. Please note that individual modules can only be selected before the respective module’s date of commencement. You will receive a confirmation of acceptance if seats are available for the particular module.
Modules Classroom Hours
Compliance Risk and Compliance Culture 13 Hours
Compliance risks have become the biggest risks for global financial institutions, and may threaten the existence of these firms. This module will enable participants to identify and distinguish the major compliance issues and risks, outlining regulators’ expectations of core ethical values of regulated institutions and their compliance systems.
Compliance Strategy, Policy and Advice 13 Hours
Developing, establishing and driving the Compliance strategy and programme, risk appetite and overall compliance direction for the organization is fundamental, as is ensuring and assuring compliance with applicable rules, regulations and codes of conduct. This module will enable participants to understand approaches to undertake this and roles and responsibilities.
Retail Banking and FinTech Regulation 13 Hours
A deep understanding of permissions under different banking licences and their policy intent is critical for operating in the banking industry. This module will enable participants to grasp Singapore’s regulatory framework and regulatory expectations for retail banks, including Consumer and Data protection risks and issues relating to Fintechs and Digital banks, current and forward looking.
Financial Crime Regulation 13 Hours
Financial Crimes Compliance is a key focus area for regulators locally and globally with significant fines and penalties applied. This module will provide participants with an understanding of Singapore regulations, overview of key financial crime risks and design of financial crime programmes including in the context of a changing technological landscape.
Private Client Compliance Lifecycle and External Asset Managers 13 Hours
Private banking and wealth management are a substantial sector within financial services, with the range of services, particular risks and sensitivities creating particular challenges in dealings with private clients. This module will equip participants to understand such challenges, regulations and regulatory expectations for private banking and wealth management and the roles of different actors.
Wholesale Banking & Capital Markets Regulation 13 Hours
A sound understanding of the rules and regulations governing capital markets and ethical conduct is key for operating in wholesale bank markets. This module will equip participants with the ability to analyse the business and operational impact of regulations, recommend industry best practices, and identify changes to policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements.
Compliance in Asset Management and Financial Advisory Services 13 Hours
The asset management and investment advisory businesses comprise core components of the financial services industry. This module will equip participants with technical skills, indepth knowledge of applicable rules and regulations and how they should be interpreted and applied, to understand and manage compliance risks in this segment in line with regulatory requirements and expectations.
Compliance Monitoring, Surveillance and Controls 13 Hours
Compliance professionals are required to balance roles as advisor, and to provide challenge and independent oversight through robust compliance monitoring and surveillance. This module will enable participants to design, establish and operate effective and efficient monitoring and surveillance programmes and control processes leveraging the use of technology.
Compliance Data Analytics 13 Hours
Data and data analytics, data governance, data lineage and data quality are critical enablers of effective and efficient customer risk management and compliance monitoring. This module will equip participants with awareness of these components, and address the impact of current digitization trends on the compliance landscape from a KYC/AML perspective.
Compliance Technologies, RegTech & Project Management 13 Hours
Today’s technologies are able to transform traditional legal and compliance activities (regulatory technology), but require the knowledge to understand such technologies and select appropriate tools for distinct tasks. This module will equip participants with the skills to critically assess different technologies available, define business requirements, implement robust project management and successfully deploy respective tools in the organisation.
Handling Serious Compliance Incidents & Performance Management 13 Hours
Despite best efforts to adhere and comply with applicable regulations, compliance incidents occur. Robust management and ensuring lessons learnt are internalized are key. This module will equip participants with the skills and requirements to handle serious compliance incidents in line with regulatory requirements and expectations, including disciplinary sanctions and performance management.
Capstone Project: Integrated Compliance View 26 Hours
This module guides participants in a collaborative project with leading financial institutions. Drawing on perspectives of the standalone modules, practical application of skills and work experience, participants will provide researched, practical and actionable recommendations for complex, real-world compliance issues.