Financial Training Institute @ Singapore Management University

IBF Inspiring Educator Award (2015)

"At FTI@SMU, we believe that life-long learning must be impactful, relevant and market-ready. Individuals must take ownership to seek and acquire deep expertise that transform thinking, develop careers and drive effective change for businesses."

- Annie Koh
Academic Director, Financial Training Institute
Vice President, Office of Business Development

Company Profile

The Financial Training Institute@Singapore Management University (FTI@SMU) is set up by SMU to champion competency-based training and certification programmes for professionals in the financial services industry. Designed in collaboration with academia, practitioners and industry partners, FTI@SMU's programmes aim to bridge the gap between knowledge and real-world applications.

FTI@SMU offers a broad suite of IBF-accredited foundational and specialist certification programmes in corporate banking, financial markets, wealth management and private equity. We design learning pathways that facilitate progressive expertise-building across functional boundaries and build deep knowledge in job specialisations, to develop individuals' potentials and fulfill career aspirations.

As a strategic knowledge partner of choice, FTI@SMU works closely with financial institutions to deliver custom training programmes that raise the bar of excellence, build pipeline for talent and drive effective change for businesses.

Since our inception in 2007, FTI@SMU has established a solid reputation for quality training programmes and setting high certification standards. FTI@SMU has trained over 3,000 participants and certified about 900 professionals, from more than 100 financial institutions.