Learn Digital Finance from the greatest minds.


"An education designed for the industry, by the industry"

Explore Our IBF-FTS Programmes

Available Through Employer Sponsoring

Get up to 90% off

Company-Funded

Payments in
Digital Finance

Industry’s largest online specialisation to build your knowledge in Payments. Learn how leverage the latest payments technology to build successful business models.

Registrations close: 16th June

Explore Our IBF-STS Programmes

Self-Funded Courses

Get up to 90% off

Self-Funded

Open Banking and Platforms

Industry’s first online specialisation to build your knowledge in Open Banking. Leverage the platform business model and learn the different Open Banking strategies.

Registrations close: 16th June

Get up to 90% off

Self-Funded

Conversational AI in Banking

90% of the banking sector’s interactions in 2022 will be handled by chatbots and virtual agents. Learn how to develop and implement chatbots in you organisation today and be future-ready.

Registrations close: 16th June

Get up to 90% off

Self-Funded

Fintech Foundation

Industry’s best online specialisation to build your fundamental knowledge in Fintech. Learn how to leverage financial technologies and disruptive business models.

Registrations close: 16th June

Explore Our IBF-STS Programmes

Self-Funded Courses

self-funded

Open Banking
and Platforms

Industry’s first online specialisation to build your knowledge in Open Banking. Leverage the platform business model and learn the different strategies.

Registrations close: 23rd September

SELF-FUNDED

Conversational
AI in Banking

90% of the banking sector’s interactions in 2022 will be handled by chatbots and virtual agents. Learn how to develop and implement chatbots in you organisation today and be future-ready.

Registrations close: 23rd September

SELF-FUNDED

Fintech
Foundation

Industry’s best specialisation to build your fundamental knowledge in Fintech. Learn how to leverage financial technologies and disruptive business models.

Registrations close: 23rd September

Explore Our IBF-FTS Programmes

Available Through Employer Sponsoring

Company-Funded

Payments in
Digital Finance

Industry’s largest online specialisation to build your knowledge in Payments. Learn how leverage the latest payments technology to build successful business models.

Registrations close: 23rd September

What is the IBF subsidy?

Eligibility

Our courses have been accredited by the Singaporean Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF). Given this accreditation, Singaporean Citizens and Permanent Residents (PRs) are eligible for course fees at a heavily subsidised prices. 

Currently, Singaporean Citizens over the age of 40 can benefit from 90% off, whilst those younger than 40 are still eligible for the 70% subsidy

Permanent Residents are eligible for the 70% subsidy. 

All participants are required to complete the course in less than 3 months. Incomplete programmes will not be eligible for the subsidy claim and will be charged the original full enrolment fee.  





IBF-FTS vs IBF-STS

 

Currently, there are 3 courses accredited under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS) scheme. These courses are completely self-funded, meaning you can access them without being company sponsored – being a Singaporean Citizen or PR will do! 

To enrol in our Payments in Digital Finance Specialisation and qualify for the IBF Financial Training Scheme (IBF-FTS), you need to be sponsored by your employer. Before applying, please check that your company is listed on the Financial Institutions Directory.

CPD Hours

Upon the successful completion of our courses you will earn CPD hours towards your annual requirements. The number of CPD hours varies by course length, which you can check either on IBF’s Programme Finder or individually on each course page listed above. 

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What our Singaporean Alumni have been up to

Deniece Tan

Deniece Tan

"The Open Banking & Platforms Specialisation was definitely a deep dive into Fintech. I was pleasantly surprised at how comprehensive the online learning material was and the courses were planned superbly well."

James Hoe

James Hoe

"After the completion of the course, I had a better understanding about platforms and API, the regulatory and technological aspects of Open Banking and what is necessary for incumbents to adapt and to stay competitive."

Kim Lim

Kim Lim

"I enjoyed the informal yet professional manner in which the Fintech course trainers engaged with us. The on-demand availability of the programs enabling us to pace ourselves is a great leap forward towards lifelong learning across all ages."

Lay Lan - CFTE Alumni

Lay Lan Goh

"Developments happening globally ascertain the momentum Opening Banking has gathered. I appreciated the fact that the courses were taught by experts, who have practical experience of the industry and the topics they are teaching."

Jason Tay - CFTE Alumni

Jason Tay

"This is a very exciting time where technology with innovation allows banks and Fintechs to create value for end users where it wasn't possible previously. The Open Banking course opened up my horizon and I will definitely be looking into ways to make use of APIs for my future projects."

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