AI in Finance Academy

Designed to empower professionals and organisations with the essential AI skills in today's financial landscape.

(* explore our IBF accredited AI programmes and avail subsidies of upto 70% in Singapore)

Organisations we work with

The growth of AI in finance

An exponential growth of AI in the industry

Singapore: an AI hub for Financial Institutions

Singapore's Financial Sector is rapidly evolving

Widely regarded as a frontrunner in unlocking the potential of AI and GenAI, Singapore is seeing a push towards pioneering the adoption of AI from both the public sector and financial institutions.

Initiatives like the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) FEAT principles, which emphasise Fairness, Ethics, Accountability, and Transparency in AI usage, and The National AI Strategy 2.0, launched by MAS and the Smart Nation and Digital Government Office (SNDGO), supports financial institutions in building AI capabilities at scale. 

The time for you and your organisation to upskill in AI is now.

Our Journey and vision

What is AI in Finance Academy?

Started in 2018, we developed the largest school for AI in Finance, helping governments and organisations upskill their workforce. With over 20,000 alumni, finance professionals learnt the foundations, applications and roadmaps to implement AI in their organisation to become more efficient and future-ready.

How we helped leading organisations:


Helping governments and organisations upskill their workforce


Navigate the confusion and noise about AI


Enabling individuals to stay competitive 

Product offerings

One-stop platform for learning AI in Finance

In the AI era, employers value the ability to learn over perfect knowledge, with 71% of leaders preferring to hire less experienced candidates with AI skills over more experienced ones without them. Understand how central banks and global financial institutions are implementing AI in research, compliance, climate change, marketing, wealth management, private banking, cybersecurity, insurance, trade finance, and many more areas!

Explore our AI and GenAI Specialisations

AI in Finance

AI in Finance is one of CFTE’s flagship programmes designed to equip finance professionals with the key foundational knowledge in the AI landscape in financial service, build contextual understanding of its use-cases and prepare them to rapidly adapt to this evolving technology. It is highly rated among top banks globally for being upskill people effectively, and at scale. 

This certification is accredited by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) and is eligible for subsidies of upto 70%. 

Generative AI 360
in Finance

Generative AI 360 in Finance is CFTE’s key programme developed to enable professionals and organisations to keep pace with the transformative technology – Generative AI in Financial Services. 

Top-rated in the Financial Services industry, it is designed to deliver essential concepts, applications, and risk management  of Generative AI in Finance. This programme is for any individual looking to gain comprehensive knowledge of GenAI and organisations looking to enable their employees to unlock the potential of GAI safely and at scale

 This certification is accredited by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) and is eligible for subsidies of upto 70%. 

AI domain specialisations and micro-learning courses

Our Approach: Upskilling Regulators and Financial Institutions

  • National Transformation Strategy:
    Solutions designed oriented to national upskilling and talent development agendas

  • Hands-on Workshops:
    Practical workshops to understand the technologies

  • AI Foundations:
    Fundamentals training on AI to understand the foundations of the topic

  • Self-paced Online Training:
    Self-paced deep-dives into the most in demand topics in digital finance
  • Generative AI for Regulators
    Solutions designed for central banks, regulators and supervisors

  • Hands-on Workshops
    Practical workshops to understand the technologies

  • AI Foundations
    Fundamentals training on AI to understand the foundations of the topic

  • Self-paced Online Training
    Self-paced deep-dives into the most in demand topics in digital finance

  • Senior Leaders Strategy:
    Solutions oriented to creating organisation strategies for senior leaders


  • AI Academies:
    Organisation wide digital AI academies to upskill entire organisations at scale

  • Workshops:
    Knowledge transfer in specialised topics for quick consumption

  • Self-paced Online Certifications
    Self-paced deep-dives into the most in demand topics in digital finance

What do our alumni say?


In collaboration with 50+ AI leaders

Our Approach to the AI Readiness Journey

In today's rapidly evolving financial landscape, the integration of artificial intelligence (AI) is not just an advantage—it's a necessity. At CFTE’s AI in Finance Academy, we understand the challenges businesses face in transforming their workforce to meet the demands of this new era.

Our mission is to bridge the gap between current capabilities and the AI-ready future.

Here is how we can work with you:

1. Discover
Assessment and Awareness


Understanding the Terrain

We begin by assessing your organisation’s current state of AI knowledge and readiness. This involves identifying skill gaps, understanding existing processes, and setting clear AI goals.

Raising Awareness

Through workshops, webinars, micrlearning modules and various unstructured way of teachings, we raise awareness about the transformative power of AI in finance, emphasizing its potential and the necessity for adaptation.
2. Learn
Education and Training


Customised Learning Paths

Our curriculum is designed to cater to different levels of expertise, from beginners to advanced practitioners. We offer courses that cover foundational AI concepts, advanced techniques, and their specific applications in finance.

Hands-On Training

We believe in learning by doing. Our programmess include practical exercises, case studies, and real-world projects that enable participants to apply AI concepts directly to their work environments.
3. Apply
Implementation Support

Guided Integration

Transitioning to AI involves significant changes in processes and mindsets. Our experts provide ongoing support to help implement AI strategies effectively, ensuring seamless integration into existing workflows.

Tools and Resources

We equip your team with the latest AI tools and resources, ensuring they have everything needed to execute AI-driven projects successfully.
4. Enhance
Continuous Development

Staying Updated

The field of AI is constantly evolving. We offer continuous learning opportunities through advanced courses, webinars, and updates on the latest trends and technologies.

Community and Networking

Join our network of AI professionals, industry experts, and thought leaders. Engage in forums, attend exclusive events, and collaborate on innovative projects
5. Measure
Measuring Success

Performance Metrics

We help you define and track key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the impact of AI on your business operations. This ensures that your AI initiatives are delivering tangible results.

Feedback and Improvement

Continuous feedback loops allow us to refine and enhance our programs, ensuring they remain relevant and effective.

Our framework

Our curriculum covers a wide array of topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Cloud Computing, Risk Management, Data Analysis, Deep Learning, and various AI tools and technologies. We provide case studies and practical insights into AI applications in customer service, financial reporting, and other critical areas of financial services.

Understanding and utilising AI technologies not only augment human intelligence but also ensure that employees have the necessary knowledge to navigate and innovate within the industry.

The Global Presence of AIFA

Central Banks and Regulators

Financial Institutions

Universities and Educators

Let’s speak about your AI learning needs

Contact out team for a 1-to-1 discussion about your learning and development requirements and available accreditations and subsidies.

Research and Insights on AI

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Events and Webinars in AI

Join us and other alumni into our monthly live sessions to keep up with the changing world of finance

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