BLOCKCHAIN FOR CAPITAL MARKETS-P190414WWH

BLOCKCHAIN FOR CAPITAL MARKETS-P190414WWH

Funded
Course Duration
8.0 hr(s)
Mode of Assessment

Participants will be required to complete written assessment.

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for but not limited to the following job roles:

  • Finance Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Aspiring PMEs
  • Anyone who is keen to explore more about blockchain technology and its opportunities for capital markets

Course Overview

NTUC LearningHub Course Code: IBFIT05

IBF Programme Code: P190414WWH

Capital market ecosystems are undeniably complex, with transactions involving multiple parties coupled with complex processes. To improve efficiency, financial institutions have been exploring on ways for growth and innovation.

This course explores the potential efficiencies of blockchain technology to improve capital market processes with its distributed nature enabling an immutable and irreversible way of storing data coupled by processes such as smart contract technology. The course will also look at the role Blockchain technology can play in helping to improve current capital market ecosystems and what the challenges and limitations are.

Next available schedule

Course Objectives

Upon completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the fundamentals of blockchain technology and its key utility and benefits
  • Learn about the real-world utility value of blockchain technology and its potential in growing and evolving the financial industry, specifically for capital markets
  • Explore blockchain technology opportunities and business scenarios for capital markets through interactive role-playing activities
  • Create charts, reports and analyse data to gather business insights

Pre-requisites

  • Knowledge, Skills & Experience
    • Basic computer literacy
    • Basic Internet Usage skills
  • Hardware & Software

This course will be conducted as a Virtual Live Class (VLC) via Zoom platform. Participants must have a laptop or a desktop with “Zoom Client for Meetings” installed. This can be downloaded from https://zoom.us/download

Minimum Specs

Recommended Specs

Others

  • Internet Connection: Wired or Wireless broadband (min 10 mbps)
  • Speakers and Microphone: built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Webcam: built-in or USB plug-in

Software

  • NA

Course Outline

What is Blockchain Technology

  • Clearing common misconceptions: Blockchain = Bitcoin = Cryptocurrency?
  • Introduction to blockchain technology and its use cases
  • Introduction to cryptocurrencies and its use cases

Current landscape for capital markets

  • Key components of capital markets
  • Limitations and inefficiency

Why blockchain technology

  • How the features of blockchain technology can improve the current system

– Distributed ledger technology

– Smart contract

  • Ways capital markets could benefit from utilising blockchain technology

– Improving efficiency across pre, during, post trade processes

– Streamlining processes: settlement time, transferring data

– Risk reduction and management

– Cost efficiency

  • Do you need blockchain? Reach and limitations of blockchain applications

Exploring blockchain technology use cases for capital markets

  • Case studies sharing: What are the banks and industry players doing?
  • Why the time is ripe for more institutions to jump in

Disrupt or be disrupted

  • The future for capital markets: where to start?
  • Trends and predictions
  • Hurdles to adoption
  • Next steps

Certificate Obtained and Conferred by

Candidate who successfully completed the course with 

  1. 100% attendance 
  2. Pass the assessment (Pass rate: 70%) will be awarded NTUC LearningHub Certificate of Completion.

Additional Details

Medium of Instruction: English

Trainer to Trainee Ratio is 1:30

Price

Course Fee:

For Classes commencing between 1st July 2021 to 31st Dec 2021

 

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

before GST

with GST

before GST

with GST

Full Course Fee

$650.00

$695.50

$650.00

$695.50

Singapore Citizens and PRs
(after 90% funding)

$24.05

$69.55

$65.00

$110.50

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
(after 90% funding)

$24.05

$69.55

$65.00

$110.50

       

For Classes commencing between 1st Jan 2022 to 30th Jun 2022

 

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

before GST

with GST

before GST

with GST

Full Course Fee

$650.00

$695.50

$650.00

$695.50

Singapore Citizens and PRs
(after 80% funding)

$93.60

$139.10

$130.00

$175.50

Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above
(after 90% funding)

$24.05

$69.55

$65.00

$110.50

Eligibility:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Trainee must achieve 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from trainee if he/she did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents physically based in Singapore
  • Trainee must achieve 100% attendance and pass all relevant assessments
  • Sponsoring company must be
    • Singapore-based financial Institutions regulated by MAS (licensed or exempt from licensing by MAS)
    • FinTech firms certified by Singapore FinTech Association
  • NTUC LearningHub reserves the right to claw back the funded amount from the employer if trainee did not meet the eligibility criteria
  • Eligible company-sponsored trainees will be able to clock CPD hours upon successful course completion

Remarks:

Individual Sponsored Trainee

Company Sponsored Trainee

SkillsFuture Credit:

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable after funding

UTAP:

  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Training Allowance Grant (TAG):

  • $10/hr of eligible training and assessment hours
  • Applicable for classes commencing between 1st Jul 2021 to 20th Jun 2022 (both dates inclusive)
  • TAG will only be disbursed to the eligible sponsoring companies upon the participants’ successful completion including fulfilling 100% attendance requirement and passing the assessments.

Terms and conditions apply. NTUC LearningHub reserve the right to make changes or improvements to any of the products described in this document without prior notice.

Prices are subject to other LHUB miscellaneous fees.

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