NTU-FTA Series - FinTech for Educators

Course Provider

Centre for Professional and Continuing Education ([email protected])


Continuing Education and Training Certificate


FinTech is the new technology and innovation that aims to compete with traditional financial methods in the delivery of financial services. FinTech also affects individuals as technology makes financial services more accessible. This course explains the what and why of FinTech to help educators develop curriculum especially in guiding their students in areas of career counselling.

Participants will learn how to:

• Describe how Big Data and Data Analytics are affecting daily lives.
• Explain the difference of AI and Machine Learning
• Recognise Cyber Security and Data Privacy and its impact on daily lives
• Discuss blockchain technology uses in education
• Classify types of Digital Currencies

• Applications of Big data and Data Analytics
• Artificial intelligence vs Machine Learning
• Importance of Cyber security
• Blockchain in education
• Digital currencies

The course is suitable for graduates or poly dip holders who have at least 3 years work experience

Standard Course Fee: S$648.00

SSG Funding Support

 Course fee

Course fee payable after SSG funding, if eligible under various schemes


BEFORE funding & GST

AFTER funding & 7% GST

AFTER funding & 8% GST

Singapore Citizens (SCs) and Permanent Residents (PRs) (Up to 70% funding)




Enhanced Training Support for SMEs (ETSS)



SCs aged ≥ 40 years old
SkillsFuture Mid-career Enhanced Subsidy (MCES)
(Up to 90% funding)

• NTU/NIE alumni may utilise their $1,600 Alumni Course Credits. Click here for more information.

Note: Course fee payment made before 1 Jan 2023 will be subject to GST at 7%, and payment made on or after 1 Jan 2023 will be subject to GST at 8%.

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Joe Tusin

Mr Joe Tusin

Joe Tusin has over thirty years of tech industry experience comprising management consulting, enterprise software, cloud computing and mobility, and financial technology (FinTech) across the United States and Asia Pacific. Joe was the youngest Director of Research at University of California (UC) Berkeley and has deep experience in big data analytics in financial services, credit risk, and closed-loop analytical and operational customer relationship management (CRM). Joe is passionate in financial inclusion for the unbanked through the digitization, democratization, and socialization of payments with smart compliance, and in making the world a safer place from financial crimes through blockchain, AI/machine learning, and biometrics.

Dr Lillian Koh

Dr Lillian Koh

Dr Lillian Koh is the CEO of Fintech Academy & Director at Centre of Research and Innovation at NTUitive Advisor, Singapore Digital Chamber of Commerce. After serving 17 years at the Ministry of Education and another 17 years at Nanyang Technological University, she is the CEO of Fintech Academy. Other previous appointments include Faculty Associate at A*Star, Consultant to MOE, UNESCO, NHG, Pearson, Citigroup and World Bank.