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Past Events

    Technology Risk Management Workshop 1 - MAS Outsourcing
15 Apr 2016

The second installment of the TRM Workshop that focused on MAS Outsourcing met with good success. Over 100 attendees from more than 40 organisations, predominantly financial institutions and some service providers to the FIs heard perspectives from various speakers and practitioners on this hot-button topic. The breakout workshop conducted in the afternoon allowed participants to further glean insights and exchange views from fellow peers. We look forward to organising more of such programmes to address pertinent issues facing the industry in the near future.

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    Technology Risk Management Workshop 1 - A Practical Approach
27 - 28 Jan 2016

This workshop aims to better equip professionals in the FSI and their outsourced service providers (OSPs) who are responsible for the Outsourcing service arrangements on the due diligence and deliverables required to stay compliant to the MAS’ Outsourcing Guidelines.

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    Workplace Expert Series - Banking Trends in Singapore
13 Nov 2015

Organised by NTUC PME Unit, this session will focus on the employment banking trends for Professionals, Managers and Executives in Singapore. Hot seat guests will discuss on the realistic view of the banking industry, skills required for the hot jobs and mid-career switching to the banking industry. Join Amelia Ching, Academic Director of FITA as she joins other industry guests in this stimulating panel discussion.

FITA is pleased to be supporting the Workplace Exert Series: Banking Trends in Singapore

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    Opportunities in the Financial Technology World
Jointly organised by FITA and NTUC
27 Oct 2015

Hear first-hand from senior banking technology leaders on what career opportunities there exist within the exciting financial technology world. Learn more about the IBF certification, its benefits and how it prepares individual for a career in the Banking and Finance. FITA will also share more on the first and only Technology certification programme accredited under the IBF Standards. Don’t miss this crisp but insightful event.

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    IBF Connect 2015
21 Jul 2015

Organised by The Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF), the IBF Connect themed “Cyber Risks and Technological Innovations in the Financial Industry” featured speakers from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), Startupbootcamp FinTech and PwC. An stimulating panel discussion followed after the speakers’ presentation. FITA was an exclusive booth exhibitor at the event. Visitors who popped by our booth walked away with a good understanding of our course offerings and exclusive SMU FITA premiums when they completed a form.

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    An Evening on FIT (Financial IT)
21 May 2015

The Financial IT Academy (FITA) hosted an evening session for some 35 participants on 22 May 2015. Themed ‘An Evening on FIT (Financial IT)’, the session aimed to provide useful insights on how one can carve a career niche in the exciting and ever-evolving financial services industry.

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    ABS-FITA : Technology Risk and Security MasterClass
17 – 18 March 2015

About 140 attendees heard from security expert speakers at the ABS-FITA Technology Risk and Security MasterClass on 17 and 18 March, jointly organized by the Financial IT Academy @SMU (FITA) and The Association of Banks in Singapore (ABS). The topics included threat trends over the next two years and security risks on cloud and IT outsourcing and insights into insiders and outsiders that impact the IT security considerations.

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    ABS-FITA : Cyber Security Seminar
27 – 28 February 2014

This seminar aimed to broaden the knowledge and skills of participants to manage the risk inherent in internet banking, digital banking, mobile payments, electronic banking and cloud computing.

This seminar targets at those who are in the banking industry or IT professionals consulting for banks.

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    Welcome lunch for our Industry Advisory Board members
13 February 2014

The purpose of the Industry Advisory Board is to enable the Financial IT Academy @SMU to assure and improve the quality of its curriculum design, curriculum research and training delivery of courses in technology and operations for the financial services sector. Secondly, the Board is to enable Financial IT Academy @SMU to become relevant to stakeholders and distinctive and influential to the industry.

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    FITA BNP Paribas Customised Corporate Banking Course
8 – 13 January 2014

At the start of 2014, Financial IT Academy @SMU delivered a customised Corporate Banking course to our client BNP Paribas. The training was conducted over 4 days to a group of IT and operations staff.

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If you are looking to customise your training needs in the field of Financial IT and operations, please feel free to email us at
    Banking and Innovation Seminar
6 December 2013

In our inaugural seminar, find out what our speakers have to say about serving the underbanked and how technology changes the habit of customers.

Missed our Banking and Innovation seminar?

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    Launch of the Financial IT Academy @SMU (FITA)
17 October 2013

This celebratory occasion marks the launch of Financial IT Academy @SMU (FITA). The Financial IT Academy @SMU (FITA), an integral part of the Singapore Management University (SMU), has been set up to support the evolving needs of the financial services industry by developing professionals skilled in both finance and information technology (IT).

Missed the FITA launch event?

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Last updated on 03 Jun 2016 .