Compliance and Risk Management for Innovative Leaders

Gain leading-edge skills and in-depth understanding of complex compliance issues in this compliance and risk management certificate program. 

Enhance your ability to foster and lead innovative, holistic compliance programs aligned with DOJ Guidance to both protect your organization and advance its strategic goals.  

The program, designed by William & Mary renowned faculty and expert compliance officers,  offers advanced-level, contextualized instruction designed to enable compliance practitioners to deploy a diverse array of analytic tools to assess regulatory issues and identify, evaluate, and implement risk management solutions in an ever-changing business and legal landscape.


Who Should Attend?

This program is designed for middle to high-level managers seeking leading-edge skills to implement compliance functions with increased visibility, accountability, and efficiency within their organizations to create a strategic advantage.

Participants will build competencies in:

  • Assessing and analyzing current practices
  • Completing gap analysis
  • Understanding strategic advantage with compliance functions
  • Building compliance systems and processes
  • Leading organizational-level change initiatives

Program Breakdown

Through instruction and case studies drawn from contemporary practice you will be able to: 
  • Evaluate current level of compliance in your organization and identify gaps 
  • Identify Department of Justice and Regulatory Agency guidance and pillars that impact your organization 
  • Implement compliance as a strategic advantage and formulate strategic approaches 
  • Utilize monitoring, reporting, investigations, and crisis management techniques
  • Assess risk and identify strategies to mitigate risk
  • Identify core analytical tools to assess, oversee, and enhance compliance practice 
  • Understand cyber risk, risk assessment, and mitigation actions 

Our Courses

Embark on a flexible and self-paced learning journey with our online, asynchronous certificate courses. Tailored to accommodate your schedule, this non-credit program allows you to work at your own pace, offering individual courses or the option to enroll in all three for a comprehensive learning experience. The courses are efficiently designed, requiring approximately 2-3 hours each for completion, allowing you to earn the certificate in just about 8 hours.

The next session starts on January 31, 2024.

Pricing Structure


The pricing structure is designed to suit your preferences, with each course priced at $1,275. Opt for the complete certificate program by registering for all three courses at a discounted rate of $3,250, reflecting a 15% cost reduction.

Additional discounts are available for William & Mary Law School students or alumni, as well as for groups with three or more registrants from the same organization.

Join us and unlock a world of knowledge at your own pace.

More program information

Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Credits

CLE credits will be available for lawyers completing the program. The number of CLE credits earned upon completion will be provided as soon as the Virginia State Bar and DC Bar make a determination.


Compliance and Risk Management as a Competitive Business Advantage

This best-in-class program features renowned faculty and expert compliance officers who are experienced in handling today’s real-world challenges. The curriculum includes case studies, simulations as well as artificial intelligence and machine learning applications drawn from contemporary corporate and government practice.

Compliance Certification Board Accreditation

This education activity has been submitted to the Compliance Certification Board (CCB)® and is currently pending their review for approval of CCB CEUs.


Please contact Amy King, Associate Dean of Online and Executive Education, at [[w|lawexec]] with any questions. 

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