​To facilitate the lifelong learning and career progression of finance professionals, IBF has identified skillsets specific to the financial industry.

Industry practitioners can use these skillsets as professional development roadmaps, to identify the skills needed for their job roles or functions.



The Skills Framework for Financial Services provides key information on sector, career pathways, occupations/job roles, as well as existing and emerging skills required for the finance professionals.

Financial institutions can leverage the Skills Framework to plan for the career progression of their workforce as well as identify skills needed in their current or new job role



Find out more on the required skills for current/emerging roles in the  Skills Framework for Financial Services.

To develop these skills, finance professionals can attend training programmes that have been IBF accredited​. Find out more here​.




Future-Enabled skills are industry-wide capabilities needed by finance professionals in today’s rapidly changing industry. They include new digital capabilities, tools for innovation and human-centered design. 

To develop these skills, finance professionals can attend IBF accredited future-enabled skills training programmes available here.