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Diploma in Banking and Finance (DBKF - S76)

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Overview

Aspiring to be a
successful

Banker/

Financial trader

 

 

“Trading in the SP Dealing Room gives me a realistic simulation of trading stocks and currencies. Not only do we learn trading techniques and strategies, the lessons are also interactive and engaging as we get the chance to trade with our classmates.”

Annabelle Lin Ting Tsuan
Year 3 Student

 

Achievements

2017
Usprint Winning School 2017,
Top 3 Student Winners 2017
2015
2015 Distinction for Outstanding Performance (National Economics & Financial Management Challenge)
2014
High Distinction (National Economics & Financial Management Challenge)
2013
Third (National Management Competition)
2012
First (National Management Competition)
2011
  • First (National Management Competition)
  • Second, Fourth & Fifth (Citibank Foreign Exchange Challenge 2011)
2010
  • First (National Management Competition)
    Second (Asian Management Game in Hong Kong)
2009
  • First, Second & Third (National Management
  • Fourth (Asian Management Game in Chennai India)
  • Third (Citibank Foreign Exchange Challenge 2009)
2008
  • First & Third (National Management Competition)
  • Second (Asian Management Game in Hong Kong)
  • Third (Citibank Foreign Exchange Challenge 2008)
2007
First, Second & Third (National Management Competition)
2006
  • First (National Management Competition)
  • Third (Asian Management Game in Macau)
2005
  • First, Second & Third (National Management Competition)
  • First (NTUC Income Entrepreneur Challenge)
2004
  • First (National Management Competition)
  • First (National Cooperative Federation Business Simulation Game)
  • First, Second & Third (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)
2003
First, Second & Third (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)
2002
  • First, Second & Third (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)
  • First (SGX-NTU Stock Exchange Game)
2001
Second & Third (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)
2000
  • Third, Fourth & Fifth (CNA Millenium Investment Game)
  • First & Second (CNA Million Dollar Game)
  • First & Second (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)
1999
Second (SGX-NTU Financial Futures Game)

Diploma in Banking and Finance (DBKF-S76)

 

Designed for future financial professionals who want to make an impact in the complex global economy, the Diploma in Banking and Finance— known as DBKF — gives you a head start in being a responsible and insightful wealth creator.

The DBKF course blends theoretical concepts with industry practices. This well-established course provides practical training with modern facilities and an excellent curriculum that is closely related to professional practices and is highly industry relevant. Besides acquiring core competencies in banking and finance, you are also equipped with essential business skills such as integrative problem solving, critical thinking, effective communication and teamwork, as well as key industry soft skills and sound values for work.

The 3-year full-time DBKF programme, builds upon 3 main pillars crucial to banking and finance industry, namely (1) Corporate and Wealth Advisory, (2) Risk and Compliance and (3) Financial Management. 

Beyond the technical competencies, latest innovations such as Financial Technology (FinTech) and Data Analytics skills are blended into the programme, to equip you for the future economy. You will be encouraged to adopt a critical and flexible viewpoint and to analyse issues from a variety of perspectives. 

 

We are the first banking and finance diploma offered among the polytechnics.

 

1. Winning  Choices : Flexibility and multiple pathways
Your future is in your hands. You are able to chart your own pathway through a variety of electives offered at various stages of the programme. Electives include Forex Trading, Commodities Trading, Technical Analysis and Trading, and many more.  If you wish to learn financial trading skills, you will have simulated hands-on trading exercises in the School’s UOB Kay Hian–SP Dealing Centre in some electives. There is also an option to work on FinTech Projects in Year 3 along with a mentor from a start up company. Click here to find out What You'll Study @SP Banking & Finance.
 

2. Winning  Experiences: Beyond the Classroom
The programme will develop you to be future finance professionals with the mastery of both theory and skillsets that are needed to navigate the evolving world of finance.  “Hands-on learning” is fundamental to the SP DBKF experience. There will be opportunities for you to acquire real-life experience through a variety of local and overseas programmes. You will learn to use Reuters and Bloomberg.  Click here to find out more about Life@SP Banking & Finance.



3. Winning  Future: Progression and Connection
As Singapore continues to thrive as an international financial hub, there are good employment opportunities for you.  Many career paths exist for DBKF graduates. Employers seeking DBKF graduates skillsets include a wide variety of functions.  Click here to find out more about Your Future@SP Banking & Finance.