FinTech Talent Programme

With our 3 months training programme, you will be re-skilled into FinTech and become future-ready.

Organised By

Entry Requirements

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

Recognition of Prior Learning

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness.


NTUC Centre, One Marina Boulevard, Singapore 018989


 80RR, #08-01, 80 Robinson Road, Singapore 068898

80 hours of classroom, lab, online learning and learning journey

More than 25 trainers comprising top industry practitioners in FinTech and lecturers

Choose among the 50 mentors to guide you in your capstone project

Course Syllabus

  • 1. Introduction to FinTech

    Gain insights into the financial technology revolution and disruption. Understand the innovation and opportunities therein.

  • 2. Design Thinking in Financial Services

    Discover and adopt human-centred design thinking approach.

  • 3. Big Data and Machine Learning in Finance

    Harness the potential of big data and machine learning to compete in today's competitive market.

  • 4. Cybersecurity

    Explore the concept and importance of cybersecurity in relation to FinTech.

  • 5. Cloud Computing and the API Economy

    Provide improved services to your customers while reducing operating expenditures.

  • 6. Digital Currencies, Blockchain and IoT

    Learn to leverage blockchain enabled IOT devices, that are capable of value exchange instead of just data.

  • 7. Regulations, RegTech and Digital Risk

    Accelerate the process of obtaining licenses and regulatory approvals with a good understanding of regulations and the risks involved – regardless of whether you are a building a FinTech or RegTech startup.

  • 8. FinTech Leadership

    Transform fintech disruptions into business opportunities.

  • 9. Capstone Project

    The capstone project is a culmination of the knowledge gained across the different modules in this programme. You will go through an end-to-end process in creating a real-life startup or corporate innovation project, from ideation to pitching. Working alongside industry experts and startup founders, the capstone project is the perfect chance for participants to test-drive the ideas and perhaps bring it to fruition eventually. Outstanding capstone projects will be given special mention.

  • 10. FinTech Learning Journeys

    Embark on 2-3 journeys visiting innovation labs and startups to learn about how innovation and technology are appiled through a guided tour.

Guest Lecturers & Speakers

Olivier Berthier

Olivier Berthier

CEO at Moneythor
viren Mantri

Viren Mantri

Head, Applications and Software Security Engineering at SCB
Anson Zeall

Anson Zeall

CEO/CTO at CoinPip, Chairman at ACCESS
Chionh Chye Kit IBFA, FICA

Chionh Chye Kit IBFA, FICA

MD & Co-founder at Cynopsis Solutions Pte. Ltd
Eddie Lee

Eddie Lee

Group CEO at New Union (P2P Lending)
Daphne Ng

Daphne Ng

Founder & CEO, JEDTrade

Rahul Banerjee

Founder, Bondevalue Pte Ltd
Varun Mittal

Varun Mittal

ASEAN FinTech Lead at EY
Ernie Teo

Dr Ernie Teo

Research Scientist, IBM Center for Blockchain Innovation, Singapore
Subhajit Mandal, CFA

Subhajit Mandal, CFA

Director, Fintech Innovation Strategy at MetLife

Shankar Narayanan

Co Founder, Active Intelligence Pte Ltd
Arvind Singh

Arvin Singh

Director, New Channels & FinTech Engagement at Visa
Alvin Wong

Alvin Wong Kee Choong

Regional Products, Samsung Pay
Vishnu Nanduri

Vishnu Nanduri

Insurance Industry Analytics Expert
David Siah Yang Meng

David Siah Yang Meng

Chairman of the Board at Cloud Security Alliance Singapore

Chandrima Das

Founder & CEO, Bento

Tomasz Kurczyk

Digital Transformation Director

Igor Pesin

Partner / Investment Director, Life.SREDA VC
Kevin Pang

Kevin Pang

CTO of Islandpeak Cloud
Andrew Tan

Andrew Tan

Partner at Ignite Consulting & Services LLP
Jonathan Tan

Jonathan Tan

Director at Asia Practice LLC

Neelesh Bhatia

Senior Lecturer, Singapore Polytechnic
Yip Hin Wah

Yip Hin Wah

Senior Lecturer, Singapore Polytechnic
Anthony Ng

Anthony Ng

Senior Lecturer, Nanyang Polytechnic
vincent leong

Vincent Leong

Technology Risk Management, NTUC Income
Branson Lee

Branson Lee

Hock Lai Chia

Chia Hock Lai

President, Singapore FinTech Association

Abhijit Dasgupta CRISC, CQA

Risk Head Asia-EMEA / Global Product Development Risk Head at Citi
Yu Shing Chew

Chew Yu Sing

Co-Founder at Sagefintech Pte Ltd
Janet Young

Janet Young

MD & Head, Group Channels & Digitalization, UOB Ltd

About FinTech Talent Programme

The National Trades Union Congress (NTUC), the Singapore Polytechnic (SP) and the Singapore FinTech Association (SFA) have jointly created the inaugural 3 month FinTech Talent (FT) Programme. Through this initiative, we are dedicated in grooming aspiring PMEs into exceptional FinTech leaders in their respective fields of expertise. We are committed to provide continuous engagements, career development platforms and networking opportunities for FT Programme participants.

The FT Programme features a stellar line-up of renowned industry practitioners, C-suite leaders and entrepreneurs from locally and internationally grown organisations. Over 500 FinTech professionals will attend our monthly sessions held by esteemed practioners and experts, which aim to train participants in the areas of technical, leadership and soft skills.

Networking opportunities and sharing of experiences by our speakers will also be presented to all participants at every session. The FT Programme endeavours to equip and certify FinTech professional with the right set of skills required to succeed in the workplace while additionally providing opportunities to expand their network by connecting with fellow practitioners, leaders and entrepreneurs.