Why choose this programme?

Senior executives and compliance professionals are measured against increasingly exacting professional standards.

We have developed the Professional Diploma in Management of Governance, Risk and Compliance in close conjunction with a range of industry and regulatory stakeholders to directly address the needs of professional managers.

This programme is for you if…

You want to broaden your knowledge of ethical
governance and forge a culture of compliance in your organisation.

In Brief

Next start date - Dublin: Next start date - Dublin:
Spring 2020
Location – Dublin: Location – Dublin:
IMI Campus
Duration: Duration:
6 months
On-site: On-site:
18 days
Modules: Modules:
6
Seniority: Seniority:
Mid to Senior Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
€9,990
Member fee: Member fee:
€8,390
SME fee: SME fee:
€9,190

You can look forward to:

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Inspiring guest speakers

Each month an influential senior leadership figure visits the programme to deliver a lecture and discuss ideas with the group.

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Networking with a diverse class group

You’ll work closely with your class colleagues in team activities and organised study groups and will leave the programme with a valuable network of business contacts.

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Action learning

At IMI, we use intensively practical classroom exercises and group activities to accelerate the transfer of learning back to the workplace.

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Personal development

You will undertake a range of personality and self-assessment reviews to help you understand more about yourself and empower you to increase your effectiveness at work.

Programmes themes

Principles of compliance
  • Acquire the measuring, monitoring and reporting frameworks needed for best practice compliance structures in both local and international contexts.
  • Develop your ability to carry out effective compliance training and communicate its benefits across the organisation.
Negotiation and influencing strategy in a compliance setting
  • Enhance your negotiation skills and ability to develop negotiation strategy.
  • Create value through distributive negotiations.
  • Secure optimal outcomes in dispute resolutions.
Ethical leadership and management
  • Explore the case for ethical leadership and the application of ethical theories.
  • Articulate and apply the theories and principles of compliance and ethical leadership.
Social responsibility and change management
  • Evaluate CSR frameworks and best practices, integrating social responsibility into the corporate strategy.
  • Develop frameworks for implementing change, learning how to better lead and influence that change.
Risk management for compliance professionals
  • Enhance awareness and appreciation of professional interaction with regulators, senior management teams and the board.
  • Critically assess risk issues across a range of compliance settings and develop your ability around risk-based project management.
  • Design internal governance systems, and how to detect fraud.
Corporate governance essentials
  • Define risk and compliance responsibilities, and about the duties and potential liabilities of company directors.
  • Discover best practice when it comes to board structure and composition and be conversant on models of corporate governance for a range of organisational types.

Key takeaways

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Understand and Assess

Be conversant on models of corporate governance for a range of organisational types, and be able to apply them. Critically assess the strategic objectives of your business and the essential support pillars that governance and compliance can offer.

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Monitor and Align

Acquire the measuring, monitoring and reporting frameworks needed for best practice compliance structures in both local and international contexts. Develop an understanding of Information Governance and the emerging challenges associated with digital data management and data privacy regulations.

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Reduce Risk

Critically assess risk issues across a range of compliance settings and develop your ability around risk-based project management. Design internal governance systems, and how to detect fraud.

What our graduates say

Mairead Fleming
The programme has facilitated a critical assessment of the DSPCA’s corporate governance policy, strategy and practice and will continue to benefit the organisation’s efforts in the governance and compliance fields.
Mairead Fleming
Chair, Dublin Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals