Compliance Management online short course

Starts on 23 March 2017
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Course information

9 weeks online
10 - 12 hours per week
R16,900 | Options available
University of Cape Town (UCT)

Course Information

9 weeks online
10 - 12 hours per week
R16,900 | Options available
University of Cape Town (UCT)


Every organisation needs to ensure it stays on the right side of the law.

The demand for qualified compliance managers is higher than ever, but the market is in dire need of the skills.

Have an impact on your organisation’s success with this UCT online short course in compliance Be empowered as a compliance manager by expanding your knowledge of the processes, practicalities, and methodologies involved in South Africa’s principles of compliance and corporate governance with a compliance certificate from UCT.

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What will set you apart

With this UCT online short course, you’ll be confident in your ability to:

  • Articulate legal principles of corporate governance, and drive the need for compliance in your organisation
  • Correctly identify and categorise the different risks your organisation might be exposed to and how to address them
  • Illustrate how the risk of compliance failure could be minimised through adherence to compliance framework


The UCT Compliance Management online short course is endorsed by the Compliance Institute Southern Africa (CISA), recognising the course’s commitment to imparting only the most up-to-date compliance skills and knowledge. Find out more about which CISA benefits you’ll receive when you successfully complete this course.

Course curriculum

This UCT online short course will supply you with the in-demand compliance skills to set you apart in a lucrative industry. With a personalised and supported framework, you’ll study in your own time, guided by industry experts and a dedicated support team. Here’s what you’ll cover:

  • Orientation Module: Welcome to your Online Campus
  • Course Module 1: Principles of corporate governance (1.5 weeks)
  • Course Module 2: The South African regulatory framework (1.5 weeks)
  • Course Module 3: Enterprise-wide risk management (1 week)
  • Course Module 4: The compliance framework (1 week)
  • Course Module 5: Compliance risk management (1 week)
  • Contact Session: Wednesday 17 May 2017 - Friday 19 May 2017
  • Final Assignment due: 29 May 2017

Earn a certificate from the University of Cape Town (UCT)

On completion of this course you earn a certificate from a top-tier university as powerful proof of your new competencies and use it to set yourself apart from the rest and get recognised in the job market.


Your success team

In collaboration with the world's top-tier universities, we design online short courses around the insights of experienced faculty members and authoritative industry experts. On the course, you can expect to learn from these specialists via online video lectures, which will be accessible to you anywhere, any time.

When do I start?

Our next available short course starts on 23 March 2017.
Too soon for you? Register now for the next presentation that starts on 25 May 2017

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GetSmarter’s learning model is designed to help you as a working professional, improve your skills without compromising on work and family responsibilities. The course work is broken up into weekly, manageable bite-sized modules, with incremental deadlines, designed to help you pace yourself over the duration of the course and allow you the legroom to work when it suits you best.

At the beginning of each week you’ll be presented with all the lectures, notes and assignments necessary for completion.

You also have access to your Course Coach who will help you set goals and track key milestones, manage your time, and field any administrative requests you might have.


You can either pay your tuition fees in full before the course starts, or you may opt for a two-part payment plan for courses shorter than nine weeks. For courses nine weeks or longer, there is a three-part payment plan available.

If you want to find out more about any of these options or you want to know which you qualify for, please get in contact with a Course Consultant here.


By improving your skills and industry knowledge, you’ll be having an influence on the success of your organisation.

Why wouldn’t you ask your boss to help you fund your studies if itʼs going to have an impact on the way you do business?

37% of our past students receive financial assistance from their employers. You can ask for help, too. Here is a guide to show you how.


The Online Campus will be your virtual classroom for the duration of your course. Through its easy-to-use interface you’ll have access to a diverse variety of course content formats, including: interactive video lectures, module notes, practice quizzes, Prezis, assignment briefs, and additional web resources.

On the Online Campus, you’ll also be able to ask questions, interact with your fellow students and Head Tutor through the Online Campus discussion forums. If you’re experiencing tech issues or need advice from your personal Course Coach, you can use the Online Campus to get in touch.

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