• ‘Compliance Control in the Activities of Organizations’

    • Full-time
    • 2 years
    • Russian
    • 350 000
  • Entrance exams

    • Economic theory
    • Foreign language

Program description

The program is aimed at gaining skills in verifying compliance with laws, rules and standards of market behavior of processes occurring in modern organizations, managing conflicts of interest, countering threats of internal and external offenses, as well as gaining knowledge about the essence, nature and patterns of threats, dangers and risks of the economic and legal sphere. Some elective subjects are taught in English.

The program was awarded a Diploma of the Grant Competition of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation and has professional and public accreditation of the Financial Markets Association “Council for Professional Qualifications Development”. Meets professional standards: An Internal Control Specialist (internal controller), a Risk Management Specialist, a Financial Monitoring Specialist (in the AML/CFT field).

Program managers

Avdiyskiy Vladimir Ivanovich

  • Professor, Doctor of Law.
  • Academic Supervisor of the Department of Economic Security and Risk Management.
  • Honorary Lawyer of the Russian Federation, Police Lieutenant General, President of the National Association of Economic Security Experts, author of numerous textbooks, monographs and scientific articles in the field of economic security, financial investigations and risk management.

Upon completion of the program, graduates will be able to

  • Develop and implement risk-based systems based on compliance control.
  • Develop options for risk-oriented management decisions based on the real state of the economic security system.
  • Make a forecast of development sustainability indicators of organizations using compliance control.
  • Manage the compliance control units of organizations.
  • Develop methods and evaluate the effectiveness of economic projects considering risk factors in conditions of uncertainty.
  • Analyze and forecast the main socio-economic indicators, propose strategic directions of economic development at the micro, meso and macro levels.

Key disciplines of the concentration

Methods of Complex Analysis of Ensuring Economic Security in the Activities of Organizations

Aim: to provide basic knowledge about the essence and structure of the formation of the organization's fundamental internal documents, considering its specifics, the required level of security and the legal basis of regulation.

Legal Risks in the Activities of Organizations

Aim: to form legal knowledge in the field of economic security, risk analysis in the context of a clash of interests in organizations.

Designing a Compliance Control System and Organizing its Implementation in the Activities of Organizations

Aim: to form theoretical foundations of compliance management, ideas and concepts on corporate compliance and relevant practices.

Compliance Control System for Financial Investigations

Aim: to provide students with the necessary competencies in the development of risk-oriented management solutions based on the real state of the economic security system using compliance control.

Designing an Integrated Internal Control System in Organizations

Aim: to form skills for organizing the internal control system of an organization and the procedure for carrying out measures to control the system functioning.

Organization of Economic Offenses Prevention

Aim: to form necessary theoretical knowledge of the investigation methodology of financial and economic offenses, as well as practical skills of professional activity in the investigation of financial and economic offenses.


Specialists trained in this master’s program can be employed in the labor market in: specialized compliance control units in financial and credit organizations (Letter of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation No. 173-T dated 2.11.2007 “On the Recommendations of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision”), specialized structural units of large companies and corporations, and other economic entities independently on the form of ownership and the level of capitalization. The partner participating in the formation and implementation of the educational program is KPMG JSC.

Organizations where you can find a job

Unique advantages of the program

Classes are held with the involvement of experts in the field of business process management from consulting companies: Ernst & Young and KPMG.

Master’s degree students receive unique practice-oriented knowledge in the field of building a compliance system in an organization, developing a risk management system, and maintaining its sustainable functioning.

The strategic partners of the program are Russian Risk Management Society, consulting companies: Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PwC.

Master’s degree students can study at a foreign university under quotas under agreements with the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation on a state-funded tuition basis: (Laurea University of Applied Sciences (Vantaa, Finland) master’s degree program in Safety, Security and Risk management; China University of Political Science and Law (Beijing, China).

Students get internships in leading companies and credit organizations in Russia (Sberbank, ICA, ICS, CB, KPMG, VTB, Deloitte, PwC Audit, Ernst & Young, HLB Vneshaudit, Rosatom, AlfaStrakhovanie, Russian Agricultural Bank, Vnukovo International Airport).