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What makes the course unique?

First executive programme built for senior professionals and entrepreneurs to lead the transformation of the Finance industry. ​

Without compromising your life rhythm and finances.

Learn about Fintech at Your Own Pace

The course has a flexible, modular structure, which is suitable for busy professionals working in finance and technology who want to learn about Fintech in a self-paced approach.

Participants will be able to have a comprehensive overview of the most relevant trends through a highly structured curriculum delivered in a concise package.

Gain insights from Experienced Practitioners

Participants will learn from 20 industry experts who work across the gamut of finance and technology - global financial institutions, fast-growing startups, academia, and regulators.

These experts will share their experience and in-depth knowledge throughout the course, and provide their unique perspectives on Fintech developments in the US, Europe and Asia.

Join a Growing Community of Alumni and Experts in Fintech

The course will enable participants to connect to a thriving community of fellow learners, alumni and subject matter experts in FinTech.

Participants will be able to discover new FinTech opportunities and to start putting their acquired FinTech knowledge into practice, through this community.​

Who should take
this course?

This course is for finance professionals, technologists, entrepreneurs, lawyers, consultants or academics who want to understand what’s happening in finance, the opportunities that Fintech is bringing, and also the threats to existing businesses and jobs.

There is no pre-requisite to take the course. However, those who already have an understanding of Fintech would benefit more.

Financial Professionals, Entrepreneurs, Technologists and Consultants & Lawyers


Trainer Profiles

Huy Nguyen Trieu

CEO, The Disruptive

Group Co-Founder, CFTE

Associate Fellow, Oxford

Janos Barberis

Founder, Supercharger

Research Fellow, Hong Kong University

Andrei Kirilenko​

Director, Centre for Global Finance and Technology,
Imperial College London

Dan Liebau

Founder, Lightbulb Capital

Instructor, Fintech & Innovation, 
Singapore Management University


and 16 other contributing experts!




The online course is comprised of video lectures taught by the Senior Lecturers, readings that complement the topics addressed in the lectures, and video interviews from Industry experts to illustrate specific points raised by the lecturers.

Chapter #1 What is happening in Finance?
  • Module 1: Overview of the changes happening in finance
  • Module 2: Why is finance being transformed today?
  • Module 3: Framework to understand Fintech innovation
  • Module 4: Examples of latest Fintech innovations​

Chapter #2 Overview of the technologies that are impacting finance
  • Module 5: Why finance and technology are being intertwined?
  • Module 6: The mobile revolution
  • Module 7: Cloud Computing
  • Module 8: Blockchain​

Chapter #3 Focus on 4 main sectors in Fintech


  • Module 9: Challenger Banks
  • Module 10: Payment Systems
  • Module 11: Peer to peer lending
  • Module 12: ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

Chapter #4 The main players building Finance 2.0


  • Module 13: Fintech startups
  • Module 14: Banks innovating
  • Module 15: Investing in Fintech
  • Module 16: The Finance 2.0 opportunity

Course Information

​Application Period
10 Mar - 6 Apr 2020
Course Date​
​27 Apr 2020
Assessment/ Award
The online course is composed of video lectures taught by the Senior Lecturers, readings that complement the topics addressed in the lectures, and video interviews from Industry experts to illustrate specific points raised by the lecturers. This course is self-paced and can be completed anytime before the end of the course duration.

Completion of all the modules and Assessment Quizzes leads to a Certificate of Completion of “Around FinTech in 8 Hours”. Participants can also benefit from online discussion forums, where they can share, comment and exchange ideas on discussed topics.

The course duration is estimated to be between 8 - 10 hours.

Course Fees
Course Fee: $540
GST: $37.80

Full course fee (inclusive of GST): $577.80

For corporate customers, please write in to asktsb@np.edu.sg for enquiries.

This programme has been accredited under the IBF Standards, and is eligible for funding under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all eligibility criteria being met. 

Candidates are advised to assess the suitability of the programme and its relevance to participants’ business activities or job roles. 

IBF-STS provides up to 90% funding for direct training costs subject to a cap of S$7,000 per candidate per programme subject to all eligibility criteria being met. 

Find out more on www.ibf.org.sg

Candidates seeking IBF-STS funding must successfully complete all components of the course, and pass all the required assessments. There will be no subsidy granted for candidates who do not complete the course and/or pass the required assessments.

Reimbursement of claimable subsidies under IBF-STS is through PayNow via NRIC only. Candidates seeking IBF funding are required to register for PayNow with their NRIC, in order to receive the reimbursements successfully.

Subsidies claimable under IBF-STS funding
SC Aged Below 40 & PRs: $404.46
SC Aged 40 & Above: $520.02
Maximum allowable funding by SkillsFuture Credits:
SC Aged Below 40 & PRs: $173.34
SC Aged 40 & Above: $57.78

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.​

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