Insights into Fintech Innovation and Blockchain Application in Finance

TGS-2023020488

What's In It For Me

Technological innovation is at the core of banking and finance today, with banks developing new products and services to meet evolving customer expectations.

This course is specially developed to equip the banking and finance frontline staff or managers with all the fintech innovations and blockchain applications so that they can handle customer inquiries and explain the innovations in simple conversation.

This course is highly recommended for those in Banking, Finance, and Fintech industries as we demystify the forces shaping the financial services industry and bring you the latest fintech and blockchain innovations, knowledge, and skills.



Why AgileAsia?


  • Premier Training Provider specializing in Agile Training, with up to 70% fees subsidy + UTAP claimable courses.


  • Trained > 10,000 participants locally for the past two years, conducted by Top Scrum Alliance Certified Trainers from the UK and Australia with > 15 years of hands-on experience in the Agile landscape. 


  • Fun and engaging activities-based learning, with lifelong online support for individual learners and transformation consultation sessions for corporate partners after course completion.
Course Overview

In this highly interactive session, participants are empowered with fundamental knowledge of these emerging technologies and their use cases in today's industry. Through practical case studies, participants will deepen their understanding of Fintech as they critically evaluate the use cases of these emerging technologies and learn how they have contributed to business processes and customer engagement. Participants will also understand the latest trends in cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and financial assets tokenization and gain insights into the future of capital markets.


Are you prepared for the new Fintech Innovations and Blockchain Applications?



New technological innovations are poised to fundamentally transform the financial industry in the coming decades, resulting in abundant career opportunities for FinTech professionals who are well-versed in the dual languages of tech and finance.


Mode of Trainings

Part Time


Mode of Assessment

20 MCQs


Who Should Attend
  • Client-facing front liners – Client Advisers and Sales Team Leaders
  • Management – Retail and Private Banking, Insurers, and Capital Markets

Course Duration

2-day interactive instructor-led training


Total Training Duration (Hour)

Duration: 14 Hrs

9.00 am to 5.00 pm


Course Outline

Day 1:

(1) Overview of Fintech in Singapore and Asia

  • Introduction to Fintech and Fintech Landscape Today
  • Key Reasons for Emergence of Fintech

 

(2) Dynamics between Financial Institutions and Fintechs

  • How are the financial institutions reacting to Fintech disruptions?
  • Overview of the Wealth Tech, InsurTech, RegTech and Robo-Advisors Landscape in Singapore

 

(3) Payments Landscape and Digital Currencies

  • Overview of Digital Payments
  • Types of Digital Currencies (CBDC, Digital Payment Tokens, e-Money)
  • Key Emerging Trends of Payments

 

(4) Insights to the Future of Fintech and Future of Work

  • Upcoming Fintechs and Emerging Trends (Web3.0, NFTs, Embedded Finance)
  • Insights to Future of Work and Preparing for a Digital World


Day 2:

(1) Introduction to Digital Assets

  • Overview of the different types of Digital Assets
  • Current Digital Assets Landscape
  • Understanding Cryptocurrencies, NFTs and Security Tokens

 

(2) Introduction to Marketplace and Digital Exchange

  • Overview of the Marketplace and Digital Exchanges
  • Pros and Cons of Ce-Fi vs De-Fi
  • Competitive landscape of Digital Assets and Exchanges

 

(3) Business Use Cases of Digital Assets and Case Studies

  • Traditional Assets vs Digital Assets
  • Case Studies on Equities and Fixed Income
  • Case Studies on Property Tokenisation

 

(4) Regulatory Considerations and Governance Framework

  • Overview of the governance framework and guidelines
  • Case Studies on LunaTERRA fallout and CryptoWinter

 

(5) Insights to the Future Capital Markets

  • Emerging trends and development in Digital Assets and Securities 

Course Objectives
  1. Understand the history of Fintech and the different types of Fintech and current Fintech landscape in Singapore and Asia
  2. Gain insights to the future of Fintech and Metaverse, Web3.0, NTFs and embedded finance
  3. Understanding on the underlying blockchain technology and the application of Blockchain Technologies in delivery of financial services such as token offerings in Capital Markets, Insurance, Banking, payments and other sectors
  4. Understand the cryptocurrency landscape today, the progress and evolution of Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) and Financial Assets and Securities
  5. Understand what are marketplaces and Digital Exchanges and the difference between Centralised Finance and Decentralised Finance



Course Learning Outcome

Upon completion of the course, the students would be able to:


  1. Understand the Fintech innovation and Blockchain technology landscape today.
  2. Discuss the application of Blockchain Technologies in the delivery of financial services such as cryptocurrencies, securities token offerings in Capital Markets, Insurance, Banking, payments, and other sectors where blockchain is used.
  3. Evaluate and review practical, real-life case studies such as the LUNA-Terra crash and FTX collapse.
  4. Understand the future of Web3.0 and Blockchain in Finance.



Pre-requisites

Minimum a diploma in any specialization 



Medium of Instruction & Trainer


Master of Business Administration, MBA


BERNARD SOO has more than 17 years of professional experience in the Banking and Wealth Management Industry, of which 7 years was in the frontline serving High-Networth Individual across the region and more than 10 years in management designing wealth propositions and equities product management.

During his stint at Standard Chartered Bank, Bernard was Head of Wealth Proposition in charge of designing various propositions ranging from retirement planning, children's education, and legacy planning to accredited investor propositions for High Networth Individuals. In addition, Bernard was also Head of the Online Equities Trading platform, in charge of product management, business strategy, and management of the online equities business. In UOB, Bernard was Head of Digital Wealth Proposition and also the Product Owner of UOB Roboadviser, Simple Invest, and Simple Insure, and also the Business Lead representing UOB in the MAS-driven Open Banking initiative.

Bernard is currently an Executive Committee Member in the Singapore Fintech Association, representing the Fintech community in Singapore. He is also the Chief Strategy Officer of CitaDAO, a DeFi Property Tokenisaing platform. He has more than 5 years of experience in Fintech, providing consultation and product development. He has also been conducting outreach and training on emerging technologies for the past 3 years.


Funding Information

About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Qualified (IBFQ)

Participants who successfully complete this course and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Qualified (IBFQ) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


About IBF Certification for courses eligible for IBF Advanced (Level 2/3)

Participants who successfully complete this course with at least 3 years of relevant financial services industry experience and fulfill the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role can apply to be conferred the IBF Advanced (Level 2/3) certification status.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


About IBF Certification

This course addresses the following Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) and proficiency level: • <TSC and its corresponding proficiency level>

Participants are encouraged to access the IBF MySkills Portfolio (https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/MySkills-Portfolio.aspx) to track their training progress and skills acquisition against the Skills Framework for Financial Services. You can apply for IBF Certification after fulfilling the required number of Technical Skills and Competencies (TSCs) for the selected job role.

Find out more about IBF certification and the application process on https://www.ibf.org.sg/certification/Pages/Why-be-Certified.aspx


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Course Fee Payable
Original Fee Before GST With GST
Course Fee $1,750.00 $1,890.00
Individual Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider) Before GST With GST
(Individual Sponsored - Banking and Finance) Singaporeans aged 40 and above -70% $525.00 $665.00
(Individual Sponsored) Singaporeans age below 40 and all PRs - 50% $875.00 $1,015.00
(Individual Sponsored - Non-Financial Institution and Foreigners) - No Funding $1,750.00 $1,890.00
Corporate Pricing (Fee payable to Training Provider)
SME Before GST With GST
(Company Sponsored - Banking and Finance ) Singaporeans aged 40 and above - 70% $525.00 $665.00
Company Sponsored (Banking and Finance) - Singaporeans aged 40 and below and all PRs - 50% $875.00 $1,015.00
Non-SME Before GST With GST
(Company Sponsored - Banking and Finance) Singaporeans aged 40 and above - 70% $525.00 $665.00
Company Sponsored (Banking and Finance) - Singaporeans aged 40 and below and all PRs- 50% $875.00 $1,015.00

This program has been certified under the IBF Standards and is qualified for subsidizing under the IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS), subject to all qualification criteria being met.


For all courses commencing after 01st Jan 2023:


Self-Sponsored Category (in the Finance and Banking Industries)

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 70% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents50% Subsidy + 100% GST


Company-Sponsored Category (in the Finance and Banking Industries)

  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above – 70% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and below – 50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • Singapore Permanent Residents50% Subsidy + 100% GST
  • HR needs to create a company account, register, and payment for the participants

 

For Individual & Companies NOT in the Finance and Banking Industries

  • Full payment - 100% Course Fees + 100% GST


 

For the latest IBF subsidy scheme, please refer to IBF website https://www.ibf.org.sg/programmes/Pages/IBF-STS.aspx


- To qualify for the funding, a trainee MUST successfully complete the course (including achieving at least 75% attendance and passing all assessments)

- NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $500 per year) under the Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Please note that prices are subject to change.
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