Academic Programmes

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Academic Programmes

Course Catalog

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

Master in Anti-Corruption Studies (MACS)

How to apply to MACS

The applicants are expected to apply in English and accompany their application with the following documents:

  • Most up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief note outlining your interest in taking an Open Module,
  • Copies of the university diplomas and transcripts
  • Proof of English

Each candidate is requested to pay a non-refundable application fee of EUR 100 to IACA upon submission of their application documents. The tuition fee of each successful candidate will be reduced by the amount of the paid application fee.

Contact

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

Benefits

  • Gaining insight in the Master Programme without the necessity to attend the whole programme
  • Free choice of one of five different open modules according 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)

How to apply to IMACC

The applicants are expected to apply in English and accompany their application with the following documents:

  • Most up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief note outlining your interest in taking an Open Module,
  • Copies of the university diplomas and transcripts
  • Proof of English

Each candidate is requested to pay a non-refundable application fee of EUR 100 to IACA upon submission of their application documents. The tuition fee of each successful candidate will be reduced by the amount of the paid application fee.

Contact

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

Benefits

  • Gaining insight in the Master Programme without the necessity to attend the whole programme
  • Free choice of one of five different open modules according 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

11

Courses

  • Corporate Liability for Corruption
  • Internal Investigations and Crisis Management in Business Enterprises
  • Cooperation with Regulatory and Law Enforcement Bodies
  • Open Source Investigation
  • Practical Training: Investigation Lab

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

Master in Anti-Corruption and Diplomacy (MACD)

How to apply to MACD

All applications shall be sent to: diplomacy@unitar.org

Each candidate is requested to pay a non-refundable application fee of EUR 100 to IACA upon submission of their application documents.

The deadline for submission of the application documents is 21 calendar days before the official start of the module.

MACD Application Requirements

  • Most up-to-date Curriculum Vitae
  • Brief note outlining your interest in taking an Open Module,
  • Copies of the university diplomas and transcripts
  • Proof of English

Benefits

  • Gaining insight in the Master Programme without the necessity to attend the whole programme
  • Free choice of one of five different open modules according 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 1

Introduction to Studies of Anti-Corruption and International Diplomacy

Duration

20 September
14 November 2021

FEE

EUR 2,627

Workload

300 hours

ECTS

12

Courses

  • Team Building, Networking and Communication
  • Corruption: Themes, Trends, Definitions, Consequences and Measurements and Impact of Globalization on Corruption
  • Politics of Corruption and Anti-Corruption Reform
  • Ethical Leadership, Ethics Management within Organizations
  • Introduction to Diplomacy
  • Introduction to the United Nations System
  • Introduction to International Law
  • Negotiation Skills & Techniques
  • Public Speaking Skills
  • Introduction to writing research papers

 

Module 2

Politics, Sociology, Criminology, and Economics of Corruption

Duration

15 November 2021
13 Feburary 2022

FEE

EUR 2,846

Workload

325 hours

ECTS

13

Courses

  • Governance, Development, and Corruption
  • UN Sustainable Development Agenda and Corruption
  • Economic Theories and Models of Corruption
  • Criminological and Sociological Dimensions of Corruption
  • Corruption in public procurements
  • Corruption in Sports
  • Leadership Skills
  • Media Relations
  • Effective Writing in Diplomacy

Module 3

Anti-Corruption Legal and Ethical Frameworks in Public and Private Sector

Duration

14 February
24 April 2022

FEE

EUR 2,627

Workload

300 hours

ECTS

12

Courses

  • International Anti-Corruption initiatives and Instruments
  • Transnational Application of Anti-Corruption national Laws: A Comparative Analysis
  • Corruption and Rule of Law
  • Anti-Money Laundering and Financial Crime Protection: International Legal Frameworks and Initiatives
  • Anti-Corruption Compliance systems in Corporates and SMEs
  • Human Rights and Corruption
  • Whistleblower and Whistleblower Protection
  • Cosmopolitan Communication: Connecting Across Diplomats, Business Leaders and Civil Society Actors
  • Social Science Empirical Research

Module 4

Corruption, Cybercrime and Compliance

Duration

25 April
3 July 2022

FEE

EUR 2,627

Workload

300 hours

ECTS

12

Courses

  • Corruption and Cyberspace
  • Rule of Law in Cyberspace
  • International Law on Cybercrime
  • Application of national anti-corruption law in cyberspace
  • Enforcing anti-corruption law in cyberspace
  • Cybercrime, Cybersecurity and Corruption
  • Project Management
  • Writing a research proposal

Module 5

Digital and Cyber Diplomacy: Diplomacy in the 21st Century

Duration

4 July
11 September 2022

FEE

EUR 2,627

Workload

300 hours

ECTS

12

Courses

  • Introduction to Diplomacy
  • Digital & Cyber Diplomacy
  • Internet Governance
  • Cybercrime & Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Crisis Management in Cyberspace
  • Technology Conflicts
  • Techplomacy
  • Modern Diplomacy
  • Stakeholder Coordination & Engagement
  • Assertiveness & Influencing Skills

Module 6

Anti-Corruption Tools: Prevention, Criminalization, and Law Enforcement

Duration

12 September
13 November 2022

FEE

EUR 2,408

Workload

275 hours

ECTS

11

Courses

  • National Anti-Corruption Strategies and Independent Anti-Corruption Agencies
  • Investigating and Prosecuting Corruption Cases
  • Asset Tracing, Recovery and Management
  • Collective Action Approaches in Fight against Corruption
  • Prevention of Corruption
  • Role of Technology in Fight against Corruption
  • Open Governance, e-Governance and Corruption
  • Civil Society and Corruption
  • Conflict Resolution & Difficult Conversations