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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.

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

The certificate will be issued instantly, and sent to your email address, You can ask GCI to send it to your employer, through your membership area at any time.


Candidates have two options, when taking the exam:

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

GCI’s examination process is set to the highest standards, allowing the candidate to easily register and receive their Study Guide (e-book) in their selected language.

Once the candidate feels ready, they can schedule the exam according to their availability.

Then, GCI will provide the candidate with a token allowing them to access the exam at the scheduled date and time.


Option 2: Get the help of an accredited Training and Testing Centre

Candidates can choose the nearest GCI test centre through our website and visit it to receive help, whether by attending a class training program, taking the assessment at their facility, or both.

  • English
  • Arabic
  • Turkish
  • French
  • Chinese Simplified (2022)
  • Spanish (2022)
  • (One Year’s Membership included)