Introduction to Financial Technology (a SIM-Validus co-certification course)

This 4-Day Course “Introduction to FinTech” provides students with updated insights and specialized knowledge on how Financial Technology (FinTech) is evolving to stay relevant and profitable in our changing yet integrated digital finance economy. By understanding the fundamentals and applications of FinTech, students will experience how contemporary monetary movements are driven by modern financial behaviors, communications trends and economic inclusion.

Students will acquire and apply knowledge, skills and techniques through an effective blend of learning methods, including lectures, case studies, gamification, research, shared presentations and assessment in this course.  In addition, students will receive insights on diverse FinTech careers and skills needed to fulfil FinTech-affiliated roles.

This course is co-certified by SIM Centre for Micro-Credentials and industry partner Validus Capital.  Validus Capital is Singapore’s largest SME financing platform, and the first FinTech company approved as a Participating Financial Institution (PFI) under the Enterprise Singapore’s (ESG) Enterprise Financing Scheme.  Its FinTech applications power its business across ASEAN countries where Validus Capital operates.


Learning Objectives:

  • Understand current trends in Financial Technology
  • Hands on practice on some FinTech tools
  • Gain insights from industry experts


  • 4-day course
  • 5 hours per day

Course Fees:

  • S$120 for current students


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