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SGUnited Financial Sector Jobs and Skills Fair

Part of MAS-IBF Growing Timber Series

4-5 May 2021

The next SGUnited Financial Sector Jobs and Skills Fair will be held on 4-5 May 2021. The virtual career fair is organised by the IBF as part of our Growing Timber agenda as Jobs Development Partner and will showcase the latest jobs & skills in demand in the financial sector. The event will be held in conjunction of the next Growing Timber webinar on 4 May 2021.

Come join us to explore training for key skills in the Skills Zone, interact with employers in the Hiring Zone and find out more about job opportunities/traineeships in growth areas, chat with our career advisors in the Career Advisory Zone and tune in to our Webinars to learn how jobs and skills in the financial industry are evolving. 
 

Event Details

     Who should attend: Financial Services Professionals | Mid-Career Professionals who are keen to enter the financial services sector | Fresh Graduates looking for Traineeship Opportunities
Date:4 - 5 May 2021​
Time:9.30am - 6pm daily 
Venue:This will be a virtual event
     Fee:The event is free of charge 
Register:Click on the register button to log in to create your profile. You can start explore the virtual career fair once it opens on 4 May 2021 at 9am.

By registering for this event, you agree to the following terms and conditions

  • By registering for this event, you agree for IBF to store and use your contact details for the purpose of information dissemination with regard to this and subsequent IBF events, in line with our Privacy Policy.
  • For queries or further info, please contact the IBF Event Secretariat at events@ibf.org.sg

 

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SGUnited Financial Sector Jobs & Skills Fair: Webinars

4-5 May 2021

Learn from industry leaders as they share their thoughts on areas of growth and possible opportunities within the Financial technology and Wealth Management industry. 

Time
4 May
​9.30am to 11.00am
​MAS-IBF Growing Timber webinar series: A Tech-Enabled Financial Sector - Is Our Workforce Ready?
1. Sharing by Ravi Menon, MD, MAS
2. Panel discussion moderated by Yvonne Chan
  • Vincent Loy, Asst Managing Director (Technology), MAS
  • Ng Nam Sin, CEO, IBF
  • Amol Gupte, ASEAN Head & Citi Country Officer, Singapore, Citibank
  • Alex Woo, CEO, DBS Asia Hub 2
  • Tancy Tan, Global Head of Intelligent Automation, J.P. Morgan
​1.00pm to 2.00pm
Explore the growing technology jobs in the financial sector
Panel discussion moderated by Ang Chai Soon, ACE, IBF
  • Jeremy Follett, Managing Director, Goldman Sachs
  • Loo Yong Hoe, Vice President, Group Technology Services (GTS), Tech Infra Modernisation, OCBC
  • Amit Sharma, Head of Digital Platform, Prudential Assurance
  • Murari Kalyanaramani, CISO, UOB  

2.30pm to 3.30pm
Uncovering new technology roles in the financial sector
Panel discussion moderated by Ang Chai Soon, ACE, IBF
  • Ivan Wong, Director, Corporate Bank Tech Production Services APAC, Deutsche Bank
  • Simon Goh, Head of UX Design, Great Eastern Life
  • Edward Bizaoui, Managing Director, Head of Corporate & Investment Bank Markets Technology, Asia Pacific and Singapore Technology Center Lead, J.P.Morgan
  • Karthik Venkatesan, Head, Enterprise Technology Transversal Programmes, Standard Chartered Bank
  • Edrick Ho, Executive Director, Group Tech & Ops, UOB

View the recording of the session

​4.30pm
Employer Interaction Sessions
​6.00pm
Day close


Time5 May
​9.30am to 9.50am

Jobs Development Partner Keynote - Growth Opportunities, programmes and resources
Ng Nam Sin, CEO, IBF

View the recording of the session

​10.00am to 10.50am

Growth Opportunities in Wealth Management
Fireside chat moderated by Tan Yan Wei, Senior Deputy Director, IBF

  • Derek Chng, District Head, DBS Bank
  • Teo Choon Huat, Cluster Head, OCBC
  • Calvin Hong, Head, Personal Banking, UOB

​11.00am to 11.40am

​Key Skills to Propel Your Career
Eric Sim, Founder, Institute of Life

View the recording of the session

2.30pm to 3.15pm

In-Conversation with IBF Fellow
Dialogue with Arthur Fong, Managing Director, Schroder & Co. Asia Ltd moderated by Adrian Wu, Senior Career Adviser, IBF

View the recording of the session

​3.30pm to 4.15pm

Standing out in the crowd
Sharing by Lionel Tan, Career Adviser​, IBF

View the recording of the session

​4.30pm
Employer Interaction Sessions
​6.00pm
Event close


SGUnited Financial Sector Jobs & Skills Fair: Webinars

4-5 May 2021

Pick up in-demand skills through these sample training sessions!

​UX DESIGN / HUMAN CENTERED DESIGN

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Human Centered Design: ADEPT@Delivering the Future

Through group work, participants can experience and analyse the various stages of the human-centered design process.

Key Takeaways:
 
  • Analytical skills to identify opportunities for change and innovation within own scope of work
  • Interpersonal and communication skills to collaborate with team members
  • Presentation skills to present ideas with stakeholders to gather feedback

Capelle Academy Pte Ltd

​Exploring Platform Business Models 

With the meteoric rise of platform companies such as Amazon, Facebook, Ant Financial, Alibaba, and GoJek (among others), we now see how powerful platforms are created where consumers and producers do businesses seamlessly

As such, the approach to utilising the Business Canvas must be made more robust and the question is now focussed on how organisations can create business opportunities by bringing together consumers and producers .

Key Takeaways:

  • Demystify what a platform business really is.
  • Raise a sense of wonder and curiosity around business modelling.
  • Explore some toolkits which will enhance the opportunity spotting skill

Hyper Island Institute of Higher Education

How UX is impacting the banking and finance sectors

Banking has now moved from a pure transactional activity to an activity that entails understanding Emotions, understanding the Ecosystem using Machine Learning, AI driven personalization, and last but not the least, a Sustainable UX practice.

For this session, we will understand how Human Factors International (HFI) has deep expertise and experience in applying these concepts to training and the banking domain; and how our expertise has resulted in billions of dollars of conversions for organisations.

NTUC LearningHub


​AGILE THINKING

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Innovation Culture Catalyst and Mindset:
The Game Changer

Everyone can learn to be more innovative: This program explores how powerful the growth mindset is to make this happen.

We introduce four fundamental ingredients that contribute to a culture conducive to innovation. 

  • Leadership
  • Environments
  • Systems
  • Passion

The program includes hands-on activities for participants to practice newly learned skills and become strong creators and innovators.

Lightbulb Capital (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.

Enterprise Agility 

The concept of agile organisations is transforming global businesses, and the role of management. 
With the world becoming more dynamic and complex, an organisational strategy focused on agile methods will offer sustainable competitive advantage, as innovations are created continually. 
Although the term comes from software development, the ideology and mindset behind this approach are now being applied across a wide range of organisations and industries. 
The building blocks of agile organisations are collaborative and self-organised teams, using Scrum and Kanban methods.   
Agile team facilitation and coaching skills are important and valued skill sets in any agile organisations.
  
Key Takeaways:

  • Learn how the concept of Agile organisation is transforming businesses globally.
  • Understand how key agile methods offer a sustainable competitive advantage through a wide range of applications across various organisations and industries.
  • Discover the building blocks of agile organisations using Scrum and Kanban methods, which are collaborative and self-organised teams.

NTUC LearningHub


DIGITAL MARKETING

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

From Marketing to Growth

Are you interested to learn how some digital organisations have been able to achieve rapid growth? Spend an hour with us to explore how digital marketing has evolved towards growth marketing. We will share some tips, trends and give you a canvas that you can use at work.
You will be introduced to technologies that enable brands to understand their competitors and audience better. You will be able to then practice the techniques of driving growth and value in your businesses using social media channels, content, and data. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Discuss methods which digital companies have used to achieve exponential growth digital and data driven marketing strategies, trends and channels
  • Describe how to audit your own brand by exploring digital channels
  • Select appropriate digital marketing channels and tactics from a range of tools

Hyper Island Institute of Higher Education




ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Robotics Process Automation: Automating Repetitive Tasks using Software Bots

Humans are not built to perform mundane, repetitive tasks. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) can automate these mundane tasks so that you don’t have to do them. The impact of this technology is immense and is marked by the exponential growth of its market share which is the most rapid in recent history.

In this talk, you will see RPA in action and understand how RPA can help you in your everyday task, improving your productivity. RPA platforms today is usually part of the low-code movement, where little to no coding is required to create fairly sophisticated automation solutions.

We will then shift our attention to artificial intelligence (AI) and how it is a great match for RPA technologically. AI is increasingly used to unleash capability of RPA, presenting a need for today’s Workers to jump onboard this RPA bandwagon.

Key Takeaways:

  • How Robotic Process Automation can improve productivity and eliminate mundane tasks

NTUC LearningHub




​A 60 mins Crash Course in AI and Its Implications in the Pandemic

A 60 mins Crash Course in AI and Its Implications in the PandemicArtificial Intelligence (AI) is disrupting businesses and changing the way we live. However, most of us don’t fully understand what AI as a technology is. What exactly is AI? And why has there been an exponential increase in its capability in recent times? Is there any limitation to AI? 
This talk demystifies AI in a comprehensive manner by first covering its history, recent resurgence, mechanism behind how it works, how it differs from traditional methods and its implications in the Pandemic. We will also discuss on how we can position ourselves to take advantage of this technology.

Key Takeaways:
 
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Machine Learning

NTUC LearningHub


 

DATA ANALYTICS

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Make Sense of your Data: Understanding Data Analytics and Visualisation

Make Sense of your Data: Understanding Data Analytics and Visualisation

Data is the new oil – the source of all information and communicating data in the best way has become pivotal to everyone, be it individuals or organisations. Knowing the best practices and the right tools for analytics and visualisation is very important, owing to the growth of various sources of data today.

We can bring data to life with live dashboards and reports and share insights across the organisation by connecting to various data sources. Extracting, analysing and comprehending large quantities of data ensures that it is being presented in a logical manner, to make informed business decisions.

In this webinar, participants will gain an insight into what data analytics is all about, the best visualisation and analytics practices of today, learn how various powerful tools like Python, PowerBI and others can be used to quickly plot beautiful charts and graphs and gather data-driven insights by showcasing data in a visually insightful manner.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Data Analytics
  • Data Visualisation

NTUC LearningHub





CYBERSECURITY

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Cyber Crimes and the Secrets of the DarkWeb - Financial Sector Edition

Despite ongoing efforts to remain secure, nearly 90% of data breaches are financially motivated. As technology continues to develop, there are more opportunities for cyber-attacks which keep growing in frequency as well as in complexity. In this featured talk, Roy Zur discusses trends in cyber-fraud tactics, how Dark Web markets and forums fuel cybercrime, and how cybercriminals utilize digital currencies through Targeted Ransomware attacks.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Cyber-fraud tactics
  • Dark Web markets and cybercrime
  • Targeted Ransomware attacks

NTUC LearningHub




 

RISK & COMPLIANCE

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Financial Crime Compliance

FIN573 Financial Crime Compliance introduces students to the regulations, trends and practical challenges in the space of anti-money laundering, countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) and combating financial crime. It adopts a realistic approach by sharing with students actual industry practices, and challenges, as well as how new business models such as peer-to-peer lending platforms and technology such as artificial intelligence and machine learning impacts financial crime compliance. Through case studies and scenarios a Compliance Officer faces at work and interactions with industry practitioners, students will learn to identify and analyse compliance-related issues, and learn to apply their knowledge in a practical manner to solve problems and/or offer sound advice to stakeholders.

Key Takeaways:

  • Risk Management, Governance and Regulatory Compliance
  • Business Development and Strategy Management
  • Customer Relationship and Stakeholder Management
  • Product, Sales and Market Management

Singapore University of Social Sciences 




​Compliance in Financial Services

The sharing session covers various compliance courses available in the Grad Diploma. The specialised programme presents a structured learning pathway for compliance professionals in financial services, including those in the legal and audit professions advising Financial Institutions (FIs), to acquire technical skills and competencies as defined under the Compliance Manager job family under the national Skills Framework for Financial Services. This Framework is jointly developed by the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF), the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) and Workforce Singapore (WSG).

​Wealth Management Institute (WMI)

 

PERSONAL BRANDING

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

5 Tips To Build Your Personal Brand On LinkedIn in 2021

Join ex-LinkedIn content marketing consultant, Joe Escobedo, to learn:

  • The importance of personal branding using social media
  • How to build your social presence online
  • How to connect with the right audience digitally

Singapore University of Social Sciences 


 

DIGITAL FINANCE

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

What is Fintech and how to ride the wave of it

The digital transformation era of finance is imminent. In this rapidly transforming environment, it is imperative to have a strong foundation in financial technology. Therefore, CFTE’s Fintech masterclass is designed to give you a 360-degree overview of how finance is digitally transforming today so you can position yourself and your organisation at the centre of it. Curated with leaders in the Digital Finance scene, this masterclass will give you a chance to access expert industry insights, helping you grasp the depth of this transformation.

Key Takeaways:

  • Comprehend the 4 phases of the technology-driven transformation of Finance
  • Confidently articulate the evolution of business models in Finance
  • Identify the main trends and opportunities in finance today
  • Describe how financial institutions, fintech start-ups and tech companies can benefit from various partnerships
  • Learn from exclusive industry leaders so that you have a view from the giants' shoulders

Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship




How Open Banking and Platforms are transforming financial services 

Across the globe, Platforms are increasingly demanded by customers, and implemented by incumbents. This is proving to be the largest provider of the change in the modern financial services industry. From Open Banking to platforms, digital ecosystems to APIs, PSD2 to Third Party Providers, it can be very confusing. Hence, CFTE has designed this Masterclass to give you a sound understanding of how platforms are transforming financial services.

Key Takeaways:

  • Identify the impact of Open Banking and Platforms in Financial Services.
  • Understand the urgency for incumbent financial institutions to develop and execute a strategic plan to implement Open Banking.
  • Analyse the various challenges faced in the Financial Industry when seeking to adopt the platform business model.
  • Learn from exclusive industry leaders so that you have a view from the giants' shoulders.

Centre for Finance, Technology, and Entrepreneurship

 

TECHNOLOGY IN FINANCE

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Introduction to Python 

The session will provide a quick introduction to Python, why it is popular, and its varied applications. Participants will learn some basic programming concepts with Python and exposure to some useful Python libraries.

Key Takeaways

  • Introduction to Python
  • Applications of Python
  • Basic Programming Concepts
  • Sharing of Python libraries

DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore




Introduction to Machine Learning

The session will provide a quick introduction to machine learning and why it is an exciting new method of solving complex problems with data. Participants will learn the types of machine learning algorithms and how they can be applied to solve a real-world problem.

Key Takeaways

  • Introduction to Machine Learning
  • How it is used to solve complex problems
  • Types of machine learning algorithms

DigiPen Institute of Technology Singapore


​The ABCDs of FinTech

Learn more about the ABCDs of Fintech in this session. 

Key Takeaways:

  • Digitalization and governance with FinTech
  • Automation for FinTech
  • Innovation in FinTech

National University of Singapore 

​AI - Where is it benefiting the Finance and Banking Sector?

During this session, the participants would be introduced to AI, and its importance and role in today's and future's finance and banking sector. We will address the challenges in the finance and banking industry, and how AI can help us to face and ease those challenges. Moreover, real-world case studies of applications of AI in finance and banking would be reviewed and discussed. Finally, the benefits and possible future trends will be explained briefly. The participants will learn about the applications of AI in finance and banking sector, and its benefits, as well as the effects, hazards, and deployment.

Key Takeaways:

  • Data Management
  • Decision Making 

National University of Singapore 

Introduction to Robotic Process Automation

Join us for a session to learn more about Robotic Process Automation (RPA) and how we use RPA to improve our work processes.  

Key Takeaways: 

  • What is RPA?
  • Early adopters of RPA in Singapore
  • Processes suitable for RPA
  • Benefits of RPA
  • Sharing of real use cases in RPA

Singapore Polytechnic

Un-masking the Cyber Risks

As more and more organisations across the various industries accelerate their digital transformation journey, keeping up with the evolving cyber risks arising from many new happenings in the cyberspace is essential and is important. Not being kept up to date with evolving threats and cyber risks limit them the opportunity to harness the emerging technologies for cybersecurity.  

Join us for this session as the speaker shares the evolving changes of technologies and landscape and highlighting the evolving approaches in combating the ever-increasing cyber risks, we aim to cultivate a strong cybersecurity awareness and practice in them. 

Key Takeaways: 

  • Be equipped with the knowledge of cyber threat and cyber-attacks trends and view across the globe and in the financial sector.
  • Understand how new technologies are increasing the cyber risks and used as countermeasures against cyber risks.
  • Learn to articulate concepts of TVRA and its relevance for the cybersecurity program.
  • Understand how critical technologies can be harnessed for cybersecurity management.
  • Appreciate the relevant regulatory compliance requirements and the commonly adopted frameworks and standards for cybersecurity.

​Agilenlite Pte Ltd

​Security Risks on the Cloud 101

Cloud adoption has been the key ingredient of the organisational digital transformation journey.  The many benefits ranging from time-to-market, harnessing of the latest state-of-art technologies and the high resiliency, efficiency and productivity are the key drivers for the accelerated adoption of cloud.  However, for the highly regulated financial institutions, the effort taken to address the governance, risk and compliance concerns have been the main decision-making action plan. 

Key Takeaways: 

Participants, through this training, will learn the - 
 
  • WHY
    - Aware of the trends and its relevance to the finance service industry.
    - Understand the values and benefits of harnessing cloud adoption. 

  • WHAT
  • - Key challenges when embarking on cloud implementation.
    - The regulatory, frameworks and standards requirements.

  • HOW
  • - Best practices for successful cloud implementation.
    - The governance, risks and compliance requirements for a successful cloud journey.

​Agilenlite Pte Ltd

​Financial Crime in the Digital Ecosystem

With the digital transformation adoption and the customers' digital lifestyle gaining speed, digital data, online transactions and internet/digital activities are also growing by leaps and bound. This is further challenged by the increase in complexity and speed of financial crime incidents happening in the evolving technologically driven landscape. As the criminals continue to invest and harness the power of evolving technologies to launch new tactics, it is imperative for companies and individuals to know the pitfalls to watch and the practical approach to position against being victims of such crimes.

Key Takeaways:

  • Understand the concept of money laundering and the various topologies adopted by the criminals.
  • Understand the concept of AML Compliance Framework.
  • Understand methodologies for analysing new technology or digital channels.
  • Analyse incremental regulatory risk management challenges from digitalization.
  • Bitcoin, anonymity, and risk from associated businesses.
  • Mitigating AML risk in the case of non-Face-to-face onboarding.
  • Analyse how regulators and compliance may need to adapt due to changes in criminal and customer behaviour.
  • Understand how to engage regulators and identify controls to manage risks in the digitised world.
  • Understand the key information used for the detection of suspicious activities, and regulatory reporting.
  • Be aware of MAS guidelines and compliance requirements on AML.

Agilenlite Pte Ltd

Demystifying VA and Penetration Testing

Join us for this session to learn how to improve general public's awareness on the key differences between vulnerability assessment and penetration testing, what is included under each of them as well as on things generally expected from penetration testers.

Key Takeaways:

  • The difference between Vulnerability Assessment (VA) and Penetration Testing (PT)
  • The importance of VAPT in today's highly connected world
  • Typical phases in a VAPT engagement
  • Things to look out for and expect in a VAPT project
  • Pen-testing as a career

Agilenlite Pte Ltd

Cultivating Innovative Culture and Mindset (for Financial Sector)

Organisations that are more agile, adaptive, and responsive to the accelerating changing landscape likely to embrace innovation. It is thus important for the project management, the product management and business management team to cultivate an innovative mindset as the DNA of the organisation.

Key Takeaways: 
  • What it takes to cultivate an innovative mindset within the organisation
  • What approaches and programs to consider so as to build an innovative culture
  • How to promote the healthy innovative mindset among staff and within the organisation

Agilenlite Pte Ltd

​Agile: An Introduction to Iterative and Incremental Product 

In this session, you will learn how the Agile product development model came into existence and how it is used to help organisations develop and deliver products and services to their clients with higher success rates.

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 

​Fundamental of Stock Trading with Technical Analysis

Join us for this session to learn how one can use technical analysis in stock trading.

Key Takeaways:

  • Introduction to Candlestick
  • Technical Indicators
    - Moving Average
    - Bollinger Band
    - Stochastic
    - PVI/NVI
  • Price Action (Support & Resistance)
  • Long Term Investing Strategy

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 

​Cloud Computing for Beginners

In this session, you will learn, through a scenario, the distinctions between on premise computing and cloud computing, when to use one over the other and the trade-offs. You will also learn the difference between private, public and hybrid cloud.

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 

​Cybersecurity Risk Management

Red versus Blue, White and Crystal versus Grey and Black. If Cybersecurity Risk Management is not such a critical undertaking, it sounds almost colourful and fun.  If you wish to counter Cyber Threats, you need an approach that mirrors Cyber Attacks. Join us for this session to understand the Cyber Threat Lifecycle and how to counter it with Cyber Risk Management in this fast-paced seminar - no engineering degree necessary.

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 

​Why Kubernetes and Containers are a Must-Have for Modern Financial Services Organisations

Join our speaker who will discuss why Kubernetes and containers are critical technologies for the financial services industry. Containers and Kubernetes technology streamline legacy application modernisation to bring extensibility and high performance needed by financial services organizations. The speaker will also discuss how Kubernetes environments are secured at the core to protect customer's data. 

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 

​What is in it for ME in IT Infrastructure Library? 

Join us to learn more about ITILv4 and how its approach helps to manage risk, and build a stable IT environment that allows growth, scale and change.

Key Takeaways:

  • Does it help to successfully navigate the modern digital world?
  • Will it provide a holistic picture of IT enabled service delivery?

How does it reflect and integrate other established way of working?

BridgingmindsNetwork Pte Ltd 


WEALTH MANAGEMENT

​Learning Session
​Training Partner

Family Office – Supporting Dynasties of the New Era

Over the last decade, the ranks of the ultra-affluent have grown rapidly across Asia and the world. And along with this growth has been the rise in significance of the role of Family Offices. WMI’s Family Office Programme is designed to support the needs of the new generation of Ultra High Net Worth (UHNW) families who seek greater understanding and professionalism in the management of their assets and legacies. Family Office Programme for Professionals is designed for practitioners within the industry and the greater wealth management circle, while Family Office Programme for Families will cater specifically to family office principals and family members.

Wealth Management Institute (WMI)





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