Academic Programmes

Course Catalog

Academic Programmes

Course Catalog

Open Modules

Select your best suited module for your academic development in Anti-Corruption and Compliance

How to apply

email: studies@iaca.int
phone: +43 2236 710 718 101

Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS)

Benefits

  • Gaining insight in the Master Programme without the necessiy to attend the whole programme
  • Free choice of one of five different open modules accourding to your interest
  • Developing deep understanding in the area of your interest
  • Enhancing skills in one specific area
    Learning through synchronous and asynchronous online methods with maximum flexibility
  • Earning ECTS credits while building/continuing your professional career
  • Membership in IACA’s Alumni Network (3,000+ Anti-Corruption professionals)
  • Award of Certificate of Completion

Module 3

Sociological, Criminological and Political Economy Approaches to Study Corruption

Duration

29 March
13 June 2021

FEE

EUR 2,171

Workload

350 hours

ECTS

14

Courses

  • Politics, Governance and Corruption
  • Politics, Development and Corruption
  • Sociological and Anthropological dimensions of Corruption: Corruption
    and Culture, Gender and Social Trust
  • Criminology of Corruption
  • Collective Action in Fight Against Corruption
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corruption

Module 4

Economics of Corruption

Duration

14 June
29 August 2021

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • Economic Theories, Models and Consequences of Corruption
  • Game Theory and Corruption
  • Behavioral and Institutional Economics Approaches to Anti-Corruption
  • Anti-Corruption measures in Procurement (Public and Private Perspectives)
  • Multilateral Banks and Debarment Policies and their Role in Anti-Corruption

Module 5

Anti-Corruption Compliance and Internal Investigation in Business Enterprises

Duration

30 August
14 November2021

FEE

EUR 2,171

Workload

350 hours

ECTS

14

Courses

  • Corruption in Business Enterprises (Private Sector and State-Owned Companies)
  • Anti-corruption Compliance Systems in Corporates and SMEs
  • Value-based Compliance and Role of Code of Conduct and Compliance Lab
  • Internal Investigations and Crisis Management in Business Enterprises
  • Compliance Standards including ISO 19600 and ISO 37001
  • Open Source Investigation

Module 6

Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Duration

15 November 2021
13 February 2022

FEE

EUR 2,171

Workload

350 hours

ECTS

14

Courses

  • National Anti–Corruption Strategies and Independence of Anti-Corruption Agencies
  • Integrity Management in the Public Sector
  • Investigating and Prosecuting Corruption Cases
  • Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management
  • Whistleblowing and Whistleblower Protection
  • Corruption and Organised Crime

Module 7

Corruption Prevention, Corruption in the Digitized World and the Future of Anti-Corruption

Duration

14 February 2022
1 May 2022

FEE

EUR 1,861

Workload

300 hours

ECTS

12

Courses

  • Prevention of Corruption, Lessons Learned from Reforms and the Future of Anti-Corruption Integrity Management in the Public Sector
  • Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, and Corruption
  • Open Governance, e-Governance and Corruption - Practitioner’s Perspective:
    Handling e-Government and its Impacts on Corruption.
  • Corruption and Humanitarian Aid
  • Anti-Corruption in Local Governance
  • Civil Societies and Media in the Fight against Corruption

International Master in Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action (IMACC)

Benefits

  • Gaining insight in the Master Programme without the necessiy to attend the whole programme
  • Free choice of one of five different open modules accourding to your interest
  • Developing deep understanding in the area of your interest
  • Enhancing skills in one specific area
  • Learning through synchronous and asynchronous online methods with maximum flexibility
  • Earning ECTS credits while building/continuing your professional career
  • Membership in IACA’s Alumni Network (3,000+ Anti-Corruption professionals)
  • Award of Certificate of Completion

Module 3

Anti-Corruption Compliance and Collective Action

Duration

29 March
13 June 2021

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • Gift, Hospitality, Donations and Charity, (including political funding) and charity
  • Policy and Procedures, Internal Controls
  • Identifying, Minimizing and Managing Conflict of Interest
  • Risk Assessment in the Process of Developing an Anti-Corruption Compliance
    Programme, Including Third Party Risks and Risk Management.
  • Designing Anti-Corruption Projects
  • Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Corruption
  • Due Diligence: Compliance Lab

Module 4

Behavioral and Institutional Economics, Anti-Corruption Compliance Management, and Implementation

Duration

14 June
29 August 2021

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • Behavioral and Institutional Economics Approaches to Anti-Corruption
  • Compliance Management & Corporate Communication
  • Localization of Transnational Standards on Anti-Corruption Compliance
  • Anti-Corruption Measures in Procurement (Public and Private Perspectives)
  • Multilateral Banks and Debarment Policies and Their Role in Anti-Corruption

Module 5

Internal Investigations, Crisis Management and Cooperation with Law Enforcement and Supervisory Bodies

Duration

30 August
14 November2021

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

14

Courses

  • Corruption in Business Enterprises (Private Sector and State-Owned Companies)
  • Anti-corruption Compliance Systems in Corporates and SMEs
  • Value-based Compliance and Role of Code of Conduct and Compliance Lab
  • Internal Investigations and Crisis Management in Business Enterprises
  • Compliance Standards including ISO 19600 and ISO 37001
  • Open Source Investigation

Module 6

Anti-Corruption Compliance Monitoring and Evaluation

Duration

15 November 2021
13 February 2022

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • Anti-Corruption Compliance for SMEs
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of Anti-Corruption Compliance Programmes
  • Ethical Framework for Anti-Corruption Compliance and Organizational Integrity
  • Value based Compliance Systems
  • Whistleblowing and Whistleblower Protection
  • Establishing Whistleblowing System as Part of Compliance System: Compliance Lab

Module 7

Value of Joining Forces against Corruption, Leveraging Technology and Future of Anti-Corruption Compliance

Duration

14 February 2022
1 May 2022

FEE

EUR 1,706

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • The Role of Collaboration in Preventing and Reducing Corruption
  • Role of Technology, Data Analytics and Emerging Technologies in Anti-Corruption - Blockchain, Crypto Currencies, and Corruption
  • The Future of Compliance
  • Cybercrime, Cybersecurity, and Corruption
  • Civil Societies and Media in the Fight against Corruption
  • Designing a Collective Action Model: Compliance Lab
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