FinTech Fundamentals Programme (New)

Course Date:

Registration Period:

60 hours / 12 sessions

6:00pm to 10:00pm, Tuesday and Thursday
9:00am to 6:00pm, Saturday

80RR Fintech Hub SG

Course Introduction

The FinTech Fundamentals Programme (FFP) course will provide a comprehensive understanding of the various key concepts, business models and technologies of the FinTech and Blockchain sectors, which are emerging areas in the Financial Services industry and provide a solid grounding for participants to pursue a career or progression in these exciting new areas.

Course Objective

The FFP endeavours to equip learners with the right set of skills and knowledge in Fintech which is required in the digitalised finance services industry. Learners will be introduced to various key concepts, business models and technologies relating to Fintech, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrency to name a few.

Course Outline

Introduction to FinTech
• Understand the current state of various thematic areas in the FinTech ecosystem on banking, insurance, asset and wealth management and financial infrastructure.

FinTech Strategy
• Learn about the Blue Ocean Strategy and how it can be applied to FinTech to transform business models, improve customer experience, generate insights and drive product-service innovation.

Design Thinking in Financial Services
• Gain an awareness of how design thinking can be applied in a wide range of contexts.

Cloud Computing & Cybersecurity
• Learn the fundamentals and essentials of cloud computing and its associated business values.

Big Data and Machine Learning in Finance
• Employ data-driven decision making for your strategies and operations to create maximum impact.

Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
• Learn about digital currencies, blockchain technology and their global impact.

Design Sprint
• Learn about the implications of open banking via the provision of APIs to access systems and customer data

• The hackathon project is a culmination of the knowledge gained across the different modules in this programme.

Suitable for

Professionals, Managers, Executives working in/will be exploring or assigned roles related to FinTech.

Minimum Entry Requirements / Assumed Skills and Knowledge

• Applicants should have a Polytechnic Diploma or Degree in Information Technology, Business or any other relevant disciplines.

• Applicants should have working knowledge on FinTech and must have a Polytechnic Diploma or Degree in Information Technology, Business or any other relevant discipline.

Award / Certification / Accreditation

• Certificate of Performance (electronic Certificate will be issued)
A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who pass the examination and meet at least 75% attendance rate

Applicants/EligibilityTotal fees (incl. GST)
Singapore Citizens aged 40 and above1$387.20
Singapore Citizens aged below 40$1,027.20
Singapore Permanent Residents$1,027.20
SME-sponsored Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents2$387.20
Full Course Fee$3,424.00
Singaporeans aged 25 years and above may use **SkillsFuture Credit balance to offset respective course fees.

1Under the SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy. For more information, visit the SkillsFuture website here
2 Under the Enhanced Training Support for Small & Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Scheme. For more information of the scheme, click here. To view SP’s list of similar funded courses, click here. Please submit the attached “Declaration Form for Enhanced Training Support Scheme for SME” together with your online application.

Funding Incentives

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Eligible for SkillsFuture Credit
Terms and Conditions

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

Application Procedure

1. All applications must be made via Online Registration at
Course fees can be paid by the following payment modes:

a) Credit Cards, Internet Banking, NETS (Not Applicable for company sponsored)
For e-payment using Visa/Master cards and Internet Banking, please click on the ‘Make e-Payment’ button on the acknowledgement page to proceed.

b) For NETS payment, you can pay at:
Singapore Polytechnic
PACE Academy

c) For payment via PayNow, please enter the UEN No. T08GB0056ACET and indicate the invoice/registration number. 

*With effect from 1 August 2021, cheque payment will not be available.

2. All successful applicants will be notified with a letter of confirmation via email.