CFTE for Governments

Empowering Governments and Citizens with the Fintech Skills of Tomorrow

Empowering governments and citizens with the Fintech skills of tomorrow by creating tailor made programs by experts in the field.

Partnerships

Governments, Fintech Associations and Universities who have chosen to upskill with us.

"Technology is Eating Finance"

The Fintech revolution has drastically changed the world of Finance. The job market is no longer what it used to be.

Technology is eating Finance. It is estimated that 80% of the jobs in Fintech are those of Tech companies. Digital skills, knowledge of technological trends such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, or familiarity with industry trends such as ESG or CBDC are imperative for the growth of the Finance ecosystem in every country. 

Upskilling Urgency

Solving the Digital Skills Gap

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Financial Professionals are at risk of being displaced.

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Banks and Financial Institutions have problems finding the right talent.

Promoting Life Long Learning

Upskilling the Entire Ecosystem

Higher Education

Fostering Fintech education from the very beginning and equipping young professions with the skills of the digital age.

Regulators

Helping regulators understand the challenges and opportunities of Finance 2.0.

Financial Institutions

Teaching professionals about the new age of Finance.

Governments

Aiding governments in reaching their strategic Fintech goals through education.

What we do

Creating Tailor Made Solutions for Governments

Identifying Strategic Priorities

Through interview and external research, we identifiy what the top strategic priorities are for your country. Do you want to be the next Crypto superhub? A country proficient in Articial Intelligence solutions?

Skills Gap Framework

Before designing a tailored solution for the country, we conduct a Skills Gap Framework to identify the top skills and list of topics relevant to the strategic priorities of the country.

Creation of Tailored Digital Academies

A Digital Academy is a structured setup to train a very large number of employees in the financial sector, and brings them from where they are to where they should be.

Our Digital Academies are built on 3 main pillars to support the personal development of individuals within the organisation. Knowledge. Applications. Mindset.

Preparing the Workforce for Digital Finance

Become an Experts on the Most in Demand Topics

Digital Innovation

From AI, Cloud to APIs, learn about the top technologies expected to transform the Finance industry in the upcoming 10 years.

ESG

Environment. Social. Governance. How can digital technologies solve the sustainability issues of today?

Financial Inclusion

Making Financial products and services more accessible to the unbanked and underbanked.

Digital Assets and CBDCs

Blockchain. Cryptocurrencies. CBDCs. What is the future of money and how can financial institutions best equip themselves?

Where we are

Countries that Have Chosen to Upskill with Us

CFTE Upskilling Governments

We create bespoke training programmes tailored to the strategic priorities of your country.

Upskilling the Whole Ecosystem | Singapore

 

Singapore stated its ambition to be a smart financial centre and has incentivised lifelong learning through IBF subsidies. All of CFTE’s main courses are accredited by IBF (up to 90%), making Fintech education accessible in this growing Fintech hub to workers from various industries – from tech to insurance.

CFTE has partnered with the Ngee Ann Polytechnic and co-launched one of the largest programme in AI in Finance to train organisations such as banks, tech and insurance companies. We’ve upskilled many professionals, permanent citizens and Singaporean citizens. Today, the programme is also helping many countries learn about Artificial Intelligence. 

Among our other initiatives, CFTE has also worked with the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) on the Singapore Fintehch festival (SFF) – with both co-founders serving as ambassadors. In collaboration with SFF, we’ve created the Global Future Roles report which surveyed industry experts in the financial industry worldwide to help better navigate the future of work in financial services.

Our activities in Singapore with MAS

Read more about our partnership with Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Read about MAS x CFTE – Global Futures Report

ADGM Academy with CFTE 

CFTE and ADGM Academy joined forces to launch curated programmes online to educate the professionals in the region with AI in Finance Certification to help develop a workforce that understands the innovative possibilities of artificial intelligence in finance.

We’re launching the largest education programme at scale to train members of the governments in Digital Transformation.

CFTE has collaborated on launching 100 scholarships for those who wanted to acquire or advance skills in finance and technology. Half of these scholarships were given to women in an effort to support UN’s SDG goal number 5 – Gender Equality.

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United Kingdom: Upskilling the Whole Ecosystem

CFTE is headquartered in London, one of the largest capitals for Digital Finance worldwide. We’ve launched the CFTE campus in 2019 at Level 39 – one of  the world’s biggest Fintech hubs. 

We have also trained some of the country’s most prominent banks with tailor-made digital academies on various Fintech topics. 

In collaboration with the ecosystem, we’ve also launched the Global Fintech Internship during the summer of 2021. During the three-week programme, 1000+ of students worked on real-life case studies provided by Fintech companies under the mentorship of industry experts. 

Read more about our work with HSBC

Read more about our work with Lloyds

CFTE’s Presence in France

In France, CFTE is partnered with EDHEC Business School to train their Masters students in Entrepreneurial Finance. Over the past 3 years of our partnership, we’ve trained over 1000 of their students and helped them understand the fundamental of Financial Technology to help them progress in their careers. 

We’ve also worked with La Sorbonne University to transform their M2 Finance Technology Data Programme into an online experience, as well as added a topic on Regulation Technology (RegTech) to further the curriculum of the course. 

Furthermore, CFTE has collaborated with Business France and the Department of Treasury and Economic Affairs of the French Embassy to organise events showcasing why British and Irish Fintech companies benefit from setting up their headquarters in France.

Collaborations with the Central Bank of Hungary

 

CFTE has signed an MOU with the Budapest Institute of Banking, the traning arm of the central bank, to upskill hundreds of their bankers in AI and its application in Finance. We have subsequently worked together to launch the largest Payments in Digital Finance programme to train the whole ecosystem in Hungary. The course introduces the evolution of payments, the substructure and the interrelation of the payments system, the importance and the instruments of regulatory establishments.  5 senior lecturers and 25 further experts provided the course material with their experience-based knowledge in the topic.

Our further collaborations with the Central Bank of Hungary included the co-organisation of Hungary’s largest Fintech Festival in 2020, 2021 and 2022.

We’ve also hosted numerous events on Digital Assets in London and Hungary in 2020 and 2021.

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Fintech Training Programme | Cyberport

 

Fintech Training Programme - Cyberport Academy

As a training partner of Hong Kong Cyberport FinTech Training programme, CFTE upskilled over 1,500 in-service financial practitioners in 2020 through 30 training courses with alternating teaching format, including ‘FinTech Foundation Seminars’ and ‘Deep Dive Workshops’. As of 2022, Hong Kong Cyberport Academy has appointed CFTE to participate in the 2022 Practitioners Fintech Training Programme, aiming to train 7000+ professionals across 50 firms. 

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The Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance | LHoFT

 

To help LHoFT with its mission to prepare the financial services workforce for the new world of technology-driven finance, CFTE partnered with the innovation hub, to launch the Luxembourg Academy of Digital Finance.

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Fintech Foundation Course | Central Bank of Eswatini

 

CFTE was chosen by the Central Bank of Eswatini (CBE) for a programme to upskill employees to embrace the new age of finance. The CBE programme have selected more than 100 employees to enrol in the CFTE Fintech Foundation course, with the aim to roll out the programme to other banks and financial institutions within the country, and further expansion into other regions within Africa.

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Fintech Education at Scale | Malaysia

 

CFTE is active in Malaysia, across multiple verticals. From upskilling its central bank employees to training organisations such as CIMB and UOB, to partnering with MDEC (Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation) around upskilling and reskilling at scale.

CFTE is also accredited by Asian Banking School, meaning Malaysian citizens can access our courses at a subsidised price, making Fintech education accessible to the whole population.

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Central Bank of Vietnam

In 2017, CFTE trained the State Bank of Vietnam to deliver courses focusing on Fintech training. We’ve also conducted course trainings for some of the country’s major banks and technology companies such as NAPAS and Maritime Bank.

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