Future-Enabled Skills

The financial industry is transforming. With intensified competition from both bank and non-bank players looking to leverage technology and disrupt existing value chains in financial services, more and more financial institutions are stepping up to explore ways to better serve existing customers and reach new ones.

To support this, IBF has partnered industry leaders to identify a suite of horizontal capabilities that have become increasingly important for finance practitioners. Referred to as IBF Future-Enabled Skills, these skills will complement existing functional and technical skills required across various job functions.​

They include:
  • The application of new technologies
  • Fundamentals of data science
  • Tools for innovation and human-centered design
  • Agile and entrepreneurial thinking
  • Future communication
  • Risk and governance in a digital world​​​


Click here to view the full suite of Future-Enabled Skills.
To access the details of each of the skills, please click here