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RCS – Regulatory Compliance Specialist

Our RCS Certification teaches you how to manage the regulatory compliance business, compliance scope, compliance testing and examinations, and much more.

Our study guide for this certificate discusses the scope of compliance with regulator instructions according to the laws and regulations of various countries. It also discusses the compliance department’s relationship to other departments within an institution — like the legal department and the internal audit department — and how to handle large quantities of local and international regulations to determine compliance responsibility. Lastly, our study guide discusses the compliance testing and examinations process and how it differs from an internal audit review while helping you implement a risk-based compliance approach and determine the inherited and residual risk of each regulation and how to report violations.

Program Price USD 499 covers:

One-year membership, access to the candidate portal where you can download the program study guide, undertake the practice questions, Schedule your online proctored exam. and E-Certificate and verifiable digital badge when you pass the assessment, GCI also offers one exam retake for free.

Enroll today to become a Certified Regulatory Compliance Specialist (RCS).

Understanding the Regulatory Environment

  • What is Regulatory Compliance Exactly?
  • The Scope of Regulatory Compliance Division
  • Understand your responsibilities


Institutional Compliance and Governance Framework

  • Organizational Structure
  • Business Intersection
  • Internal Audit
  • Risk Management
  • Legal Department
  • AML Division
  • Top Management and BOD


Compliance in Practice

  • Dealing with Regulators
  • Periodic Reporting
  • Compliance Monitoring
  • Compliance Policy
  • Modules of Compliance Examination, How to start?


Risk-Based Approach in Compliance Examination

  • Identify the Inherent risks
  • Analysis of Controls and Risk Mitigations
  • Calculate the residual Risk and determine the next testing date
  • Compliance Monitoring and Examination Process
  • Build Compliance Examinations System



  • Preparing Compliance Reports
  • What to Include and what not


And Much More

Regulatory Compliance Officers in the following industries

  • Banking Industry
  • Insurance and reinsurance Companies
  • Brokerage agencies
  • Leasing and Microfinance Companies
  • Lending Firms
  • Exchange Houses and Money Service Business


Workers in the supervisory authorities e.g:

  • Central Banks
  • Financial Sector Regulatory Authorities
  • Financial Intelligence Units FIUs
  • Related Ministries and government bodies
  • More


Workers at the (IT solution firms) who provide Regulatory Compliance Systems.



  •  Exam Duration: 60 Minutes
  •  # of Questions: 50
  •  Type of Question: Multiple Choice
  •  Pass Mark: 75/100


The result appears directly once you submit your answers

Digital Badge and an e-certificate will be issued instantly and sent to your email address. You can also ask GCI to send it to your employer at any time.


Candidates have two options to register in any of the GCI programs:


Option 1: Self-Study. Take the online proctored exams at home

GCI’s examination process is set to the highest standards. Our students gain access to our easy-to-navigate online portal, where they can download their certificate study guide (e-book) in their selected language. undertake the practice questions as much as needed.

Once the candidate is ready to sit the assessment, they can schedule their online proctored exam with a click of a button through their membership area and undertake the exam any time and anywhere. Our assessment platform is usually available 24/7.


Option 2: Instructor-led program by a GCI-accredited trainer or training centre.

GCI could arrange an instructor-led program for groups (10+ participants), whether virtually or in person (as available), by our faculty members and our accredited training centres around the globe.

Reach out to us today to see how we can advance your career / get your staff the practical training experience they are looking for.

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  • Arabic
  • Turkish
  • French
  • (One Year’s Membership included)