AI in Finance

Centre For Finance, Technology And Entrepreneurship (CFTE)

Program Description

AI in Finance

Centre For Finance, Technology And Entrepreneurship (CFTE)

AI is coming

Artificial Intelligence is now a reality in finance. But exactly what is AI? What are its applications in finance? How shall professionals prepare for an AI world? AI in Finance is a structured course that will help finance professionals and technologists acquire the right foundations to be part of the AI revolution.

What Makes the Course Unique?

First Industry-led Course for AI in Finance

A course designed by finance and technology experts, specifically for the finance industry. The lectures and use cases have been designed for those who want to understand how Artificial Intelligence is changing the industry, with specific examples relevant to financial services.


Learn from Global Thought Leaders

Learn from those who are building AI and from those who are implementing AI. These are AI CEOs, senior leaders from banks, investors and regulators who are driving the AI agenda around the world, from the US to Europe and Asia.

Comprehensive Overview of AI

Get a structured understanding of how AI is impacting finance. From an overview of the main developments in AI to a description of the main technologies, the course then looks at implementation considerations, before diving into specific applications of AI in finance.

What you'll get from the course

Have a good understanding of the main concepts behind Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, machine vision, etc.

  • Appreciate the developments of AI, especially in the context of financial services, and recognize its potential and limitations
  • Learn to identify potential use cases of AI in different sectors of finance
  • Be able to understand the opportunities and challenges of implementing AI
  • Understand future applications of AI by applying conceptual frameworks


  • 100% Online: Accessible from computer, tablet & smartphone
  • Structured & progressive journey: 4 Chapters & 18 Modules
  • Multimedia content: Video lectures, Reading materials, Video interview and quizzes
  • Interactivity and Engagement: Discussion forums in the course and Engagement emails
  • Global community: Access to a network of Finance Professionals, Technologists, and Entrepreneurs interested in AI

Practitioners and Academics to Lead your Journey

5 senior lecturers and 18 guest speakers drive the excellence and leadership of AI in finance. They are senior leaders from the largest financial institutions, CEOs of fast-growing startups, investors, and regulators. They are world-class experts in their domains. They share their insights as industry practitioners to help participants access high-quality knowledge and gain first-hand experience of AI in finance.

Who Should Take this Course?

This course is for those who want to understand how AI is transforming finance, and be part of this new industry. Finance professionals, but also technologists, entrepreneurs, consultants or academics will benefit from the knowledge imparted by the course. As AI is permeating all sectors of finance, anybody in finance, or interested in the industry, could learn from the course.

There is no pre-requisite to take the course. However, those who already have an understanding of Fintech would benefit more.



The 5 senior lecturers and 18 guest Speakers share their insights as industry practitioners to help participants access high-quality knowledge and gain first-hand experience of AI in finance. The course is a joint collaboration between CFTE and Ngee Ann Polytechnic (Singapore). Ngee Ann is a leading institution of higher learning in Singapore, with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and different initiatives in Fintech.

Frequently asked questions

When does the course start?

The next session of the AI in Finance programme starts on the 30th of July 2018. Once enrolled, CFTE engagement team will send you regular update to get you started with your AI journey.

How do I access AI in Finance?

Access is found through, using the login/password created at registration. You can access the course on a desktop or mobile. All you need is an Internet connection.

How does “AI in Finance” compare with other courses in the market?

Although there are some very good course on AI you can find online, “AI in Finance”, developed by CFTE and Ngee Ann Polytechnic, is the very first online course that walk you through you foundations of Artificial Intelligence, its applications in the finance industry, as well as the opportunities and risks of AI in the sector.

We believe “Ai in Finance” is unique because:

  • We have designed a reference course with the industry for the industry. Participants will be given a comprehensive overview of the most relevant trends through a very structured curriculum.
  • Participants will learn from industry leaders who work at the largest financial institutions, fast-growing startups, investors, and regulators.
  • It gives an overview of the potential and challenges of AI in Finance, from the insights of entrepreneurs who are developing AI to leaders implementing AI in financial institutions.

Who should take AI in Finance?

This course is suited for a wide range of professionals who are keen to master the key elements of AI and want to understand its applications in finance.

We welcome finance professionals, technologists, entrepreneurs, consultants, lawyers and all the people who are ready to take a deep dive into the future of finance. Click the link below to apply!

This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated November 16, 2018
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499 GBP
United Kingdom - London, England
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