financial services institute

About the Courses

The FSI will be offering two diploma courses, namely the Cayman Islands Compliance Diploma (CCD) as well as the International Financial Services Diploma. Both programmes will run the length of 12-months and will be offered in partnership with local and international accredited bodies.

Both are jointly awarded by the FSI and International College of the Cayman Islands and certified by Modul University.

The Cayman Islands Compliance Diploma (CCD)

The CCD is designed to improve career opportunities within the financial services industry for Caymanians and residents.

The CCD provides a comprehensive introduction to the anti-money laundering regulatory and compliance framework in the Cayman Islands.

CCD will cover all the key aspects of the Cayman Islands regulatory regime including the following:

Introduction to international financial services

Cayman Islands regulatory framework

Guidance Notes I

Guidance Notes II

AML/CFT Compliance & Governance

Conducting Due Diligence

Due Diligence Workshop

Seminar Series

Compliance Research Project

The International Financial Services Diploma (IFSD)

The International Financial Services Diploma provides a comprehensive introduction to international financial services and its regulation, with a particular emphasis on the Cayman Islands.

The programme covers each of the key financial services as well as an introduction to regulation, taxation, and the global policy issues.

IFSD will cover the following topics:

History of financial services

Introduction to Banking

Captive Insurance Management I

Captive Insurance Management II


Funds I

Funds II


Global Taxation

Industry Leaders
Seminar Series