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Course Overview

This course aims to equip you with knowledge and skills in financial analytics to apply business intelligence techniques to produce reports on business performance; select and use appropriate business intelligence applications to support business objectives; apply financial services knowledge to new Fintech business models; and develop a financial analytics project using business intelligence techniques.

Entry Requirements

  • At least a Polytechnic Diploma or ITE Technical Diploma/Technical Engineer Diploma/Work-Learn Technical Diploma in a business, technology or IT-related course, or equivalent.

 

Applicants who do not meet the entry requirements may be considered for admission to the course based on evidence of at least 5 years of relevant working experience or supporting evidence of competency readiness. Suitable applicants who are shortlisted may have to go through an interview and/or entrance test. The Polytechnic reserves the right to shortlist and admit applicants.

Who Should Attend

  • Singapore Citizens / PRs aged 21 and above
  • Individuals who are able to commit to the training programme on a full-time basis

 

In addition, the target trainees for SGUS programmes will exclude the following:
 

a) Graduated or graduating in Calendar Year (CY) 2019 / 2020 / 2021 from ITE, Polytechnics, Universities, and other educational institutions. This includes graduates from private universities as well as overseas institutions; and
 

b) Graduated from the educational institutions mentioned in (a) and completed or completing their National Service (NS) in CY 2019 / 2020 / 2021 and are entering the labour force.

Career Opportunities

Upon completion of the course, graduates can look forward to career opportunities in roles such as:

  • Business Intelligence Developer
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst

What You'll Learn

Subject Name Subject Description

Specialist Diploma in Financial Analytics

Financial Analytics is one of the main drivers of transformation in the financial industry today. Whether it is identifying the best portfolio for a client or discovering trends or insights in financial datasets, financial analytics opens up an exciting world of possibilities in banking and finance.

Certificate in Business Intelligence

  • Business Intelligence Fundamentals
  • Business Intelligence Project

Certificate in Fintech Services

  • Fintech & Financial Services
  • Data Analytics for Financial Services

Robotic Process Automation for Beginners

This course aims to give participants a glimpse into the limitless possibilities of robotic process automation. Participants will also learn how to use RPA to automate repetitive, computerized administrative tasks.

  • Introduction to RPA: What is it?
  • Learn to develop a basic RPA script
  • Best practices for automation

Data Visualisation

This course focuses on the skills to analyse, visualise and present analysed data. It will cover the knowledge and best practices of data visualisation with commercial visualisation software.

  • What is data visualisation?
  • The different types of data visualisation
  • Overview of the applications of data visualization
  • Applying data management
  • Understanding data attributes, data quality dimensions
  • Analysing the nature of raw data
  • Preparing for data cleansing
  • Handling data cleansing, data visualisation techniques
  • Understanding the various visualisation techniques
  • Applying appropriate techniques to display data
  • Building a basic dashboard using appropriate reporting components
  • Validating the selection of graphical representations

Data Storytelling

In this workshop, participants will learn to communicate data findings, tailored to a target audience, by connecting the dots using compelling narratives and visuals such as storyboarding and visual
aesthetics.

  • Be equipped with concepts and techniques to transform data into stories
  • Learn various attributes that can alter the impact on your audience
  • Gain a new perspective to communicate your data differently

Predictive Analytics For Business Users

This course covers the concepts, methodology, and techniques needed to provide an end-to-end analytics solution. Preparation of raw data into “analytics-ready” data and popular techniques such
as supervised and unsupervised learning will be introduced.

  • Introduction to Predictive Analytics
  • Data Preparation
  • Predictive Models

Data Science Essentials

This course covers the fundamental skills needed to kick-start a data science project by using an open-source programming language. It focuses on how to read, explore, manipulate data and present data using the right visualisations. There will be guided programming and participants will learn how to perform data exploration and analysis techniques to discover new knowledge from data to aid data-driven decisions in an intelligent and informed way.

  • Be able to use an open-source programming platform and its related packages to:
  • Understand your data
  • Manipulate your data into desired formats
  • Apply appropriate techniques to carry out Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA)
  • Use suitable visualizations to communicate your findings

Text Analytics for Business Users

This course covers the knowledge and best practices of text analytics. Several popular techniques such as text topics, text clustering and sentiment analysis will be introduced. Participants will learn to use a user-friendly, GUI-based process flow designing tool to automate the entire process of extracting, preparing and analyzing textual data.

  • Introduction to Text Analytics
  • Text Pre-processing
  • Text Analytics

Basic Business Analytics @ Work

This workshop is a quick jumpstart to do basic business analytics. Participants will get to understand of the importance of Analytics, to get hands-on experience to handle data, as well as to create
interactive dashboards. This workshop will also show case the potential and possibilities of doing more with advance business analytics.

  • Introduction to Analytics
  • Business Analytics Life Cycle
  • Text Mining

Big Data & Analytics

This course covers the knowledge and skills needed to use and manage big data and to perform big data analytics using big data programming. Several concepts and techniques, like handling different data structures and analyzing them, will be introduced. There is guided programming and participants will learn to acquire, store and process data using big data architecture.
• Introduction to Big Data & Analytics
• Introduction to Big Data Architecture
• Big Data Acquisition
• Big Data processing and analysis
• Big Data Case studies

Business Analytics for Management

This course introduces business analytics to the management and allow participants to appreciate the benefits that organization can derive from it. Analytics software tools will also be introduced
together with the methodologies used in the process of decision making.

  • Gain a quick overview of business analytics and appreciate how organisation can benefit
  • from it
  • Appreciate the various application areas of analytics with use cases
  • Appreciate the methodologies used in analytical decision-making
  • Appreciate the capabilities of analytics software tools

Fundamentals of the Personal Data Protection Act

In today’s data-intensive economies, vast amounts of personal data are collected, used and processed. Organisations in Singapore are required to comply with the Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA) when they collect, use and disclose personal data. This course will equip participants with an overview and understanding of the key legal and regulatory requirements of the PDPA and help them support their organisation’s compliance with the PDPA.

Participants will be trained to identify key legislative and regulatory requirements under the PDPA including the 9 key obligations under the PDPA, the provisions relating to “Do Not Call”. The role of the Data Protection Officer will also be discussed, as well as learning how to manage data breaches through a case study.

Industry Project/Industry Attachment

This programme involves project-based learning, where you are required to be either attached to companies or work on real-life projects for companies or centres, related to your course of study. You are expected to undertake various activities discussed with and assigned by the supervisors or participating host organisations. The programme enables you to apply knowledge and skills acquired in the course of your study to address practical problems in the real workplace.

Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

March 2022

TBA

6 months | Full day training

Lessons will be conducted online in synchronous/asynchronous or face-to-face mode

Register Interest

Registration may be closed earlier due to overwhelming response.

 

 

Application Procedures

 

Click on the Apply button above to submit your application online.

 

Steps to follow in your application:

 

Step 1 – Select “Individual” and click “Sign Up via SingPass”. Once you are registered, you will be directed back to the Sign Up page to login with your account details to access the Online Application Portal.

If you already have an account, select “Individual” and click “Sign In via SingPass” to login with your account details to access the Online Application Portal.

 

Step 2 – Refer to the User Manual here (also found on the Online Application Portal) & follow the instructions accordingly.

 

Note: Payment will not be required upon registration.

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
Singapore Citizens / PRs aged 21 and above S$500.00

SkillsFuture Credit Approved. For more details, please click here

 

Full Course fee before subsidy: S$16,336.76

 

Please take note of the following requirements in order to be eligible for the subsidy:

 

1) Trainees must fulfil minimum attendance requirements and pass assessments to qualify for course fee subsidies. Trainees who are unable to meet these requirements may be asked to return the course fee subsidies that they have received.

 

2) The programme allows trainees to exit without penalty if they are successfully placed into a job or have secured a job on their own accord while undergoing training. However, trainees who exit the programme without a valid reason may be asked to return the course fee subsidy that they have received.

Contact Details

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  • Website: https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 81
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

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