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Specialist Diploma in Technology, Innovation & Analytics for Financial Sector Professionals

Topic:Business Management

Course Type:Part-Time Diploma and Post-Diploma Courses

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Overview

  • Course Date:

    17 Apr 2023 to 31 Mar 2024
  • Registration Period:

    01 Dec 2022 to 28 Feb 2023
  • Time:

    12:00 AM to 12:00 AM
  • Mode of Training:

    Facilitated Learning (Face-to-Face/ Online Synchronous) and Asynchronous E-Learning
  • Venue:

    Singapore Polytechnic (facilitated classroom training) and Online E-Learning
  • Funding:

    Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit

Please note that once the maximum class size is reached, the online registration will be closed. You may register your interest and be notified with there is a new run.

Class schedule:
Every Tuesday and Thursday
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Duration:
300 hours (1 year)

Enquiries:
Email: ptenquiry@sp.edu.sg

Please refer to Academic Calendar.




The banking and finance industry is undergoing rapid changes.  As the evolving digital climate change the sector and its employment prospects, financial sector professionals need to be equipped with skills to stay relevant and secure meaningful roles in the new financial setting. 

SP School of Business’ Specialist Diploma in Technology, Innovation & Analytics for Financial Sector Professionals will enable middle level managers working in the financial sector to acquire further knowledge and skills within their trained discipline areas and value add to their organisation.  This course also allows the participant to explore areas of new job opportunities within the sector based on the future-enabled skillset identified by the Institute of Banking and Finance.

Course Objective

This course aims to equip the participants with future-enabled skills
  
Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able:

• To learn and apply new Technologies & Tools used in the financial sector
• To use Data Analytics to improve on Decision-Making Processes
• To adopt a Human-Centric approach to Innovation and Customer Engagement
• To learn and manage Cyber Risks faced by financial institutions
• To understand Disruptive Fintech Innovations to the financial sector


Course Outline

The course is a one-year part-time programme consisting of two Post-Diploma Certificates (PDCs) with one PDC conducted in each semester.  Each PDC comprises three modules.  Classes will be conducted in two evenings per week for 15 weeks each semester.

The modules for the two PDCs are:

PDC 1: Certificate In Enhanced Skills for Finance in Analytics & Innovation

Module 1:   Human-centric Innovation & Change Management
Module 2:   Fintech & Digital Transformation in Banking   
Module 3:   Applied Financial Analytics

PDC 2: Certificate In Applied Technologies in Financial Institutions

Module 1:   Integrated Digital Marketing Communications and Platforms 
Module 2:   AI & Process Automation in Financial Institutions  
Module 3:   Essentials of Cyber Security in Financial Institutions 


Please click  here for Module Synopsis

Minimum Requirements

Applicants should have a Polytechnic Diploma or Degree Business or any other relevant discipline.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of competency readiness. 

The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist eligible applicants and admit applicants who perform well in the interview if required.

Certification / Accreditation

Upon completion of the modules in each semester, the participant will be awarded one Post-Diploma Certificates (PDC) respectively.

Upon successfully acquiring the two PDCs within the 2-year validity period, the participant will be conferred a Specialist Diploma in Technology, Innovation & Analytics for Financial Sector Professionals qualification from Singapore Polytechnic.

Suitable for

This course is specially designed for middle managers currently working or with experience in the financial sector whose jobs are impacted by digital transformation and need to learn, incorporate and use technology in their workplace.

With the skills and knowledge gained from this course, the participant will be able to stay relevant in the evolving digital transformation in the banking and finance sector.

Course Fees

Click here for Funding Incentives and Fees Matters

Applicants/Eligibility Certificate in Enhanced Skills for Finance in Analytics & Innovation Certificate in Applied Technologies in Financial Institutions Total Course Fees:
SINGAPORE CITIZENS BELOW THE AGE OF 40 $541.69 $541.69 $1,083.38
SINGAPORE CITIZENS AGED 40 AND ABOVE $361.13 $361.13 $722.26
SINGAPORE PR $1,483.92 $1,483.92 $2,967.84
ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for SC)* $372.94 $372.94 $745.88
ENHANCED TRAINING SUPPORT FOR SME SCHEME (for PR)** $453.42 $453.42 $906.84
REPEAT STUDENTS (for SC) $3,611.25 $3,611.25 $7,222.50
OTHERS / REPEAT STUDENTS (for PR) $3,709.80 $3,709.80 $7,419.60

*SC - Singapore Citizen          ** PR - Permanent Resident

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Funding and Enhanced Training Support for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). For details, please refer to here.

Other Fees Payable:

FEE DESCRIPTIONPER SEMESTER (AFTER GST)
SINGAPORE CITIZENSSINGAPORE PR AND OTHERS
Examination Fee-$16.20
Miscellaneous Fee$7.49$7.56
Statutory Licence Fee (CLASS)$1.01$1.02
Insurance Fee (GPA)$1.70$1.72


- The fees shown (inclusive of 8% GST) are indicative as they are based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review.

- As announced at Budget 2022, there will be no increase in government fees and charges for Singaporeans from 1 Jan 2023 to 31 Dec 2023.

- Post Diploma Module Certificate fee is payable on a semester basis.

Refund Policy:
- Withdraw within 2 weeks before semester commencement, 70% refund of paid course fee.
- Withdraw on or after date of semester commencement, no refund of paid course fee.
Please note that other fees paid are non-refundable.


Application Procedure

Please click here for application procedures.
 

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