CFTE and Elevandi Launch a Certification on “Rearchitecting the Financial System” for Singapore FinTech Festival 2023

London, Singapore – On the occasion of the Singapore FinTech Festival 2023, CFTE and Elevandi – a not-for-profit company spun out from the Monetary Authority of Singapore –  launched an online certification to support financial institutions and policy-makers in embracing the new financial system.

  • Experts will delve into the future of the financial system and how it can be transformed;
  • The course gathers key insights from SFF 2023, with structured knowledge to be taught by SFF world-class speakers;
  • Participants will learn about digital public goods, digital assets, payments linkages and SMEs platforms.

Digital infrastructure, CBDCs, Stablecoins, Payment Linkages and Tokenised Deposits are all part of the future of finance and redesign the fabric of financial services. When coupled, they create an opportunity for building fairer, more transparent, cost effective and efficient financial services systems and reaching those currently excluded.

To harness this potential, it is crucial for the stakeholders of the financial industry to gain proficiency in the capabilities of digital assets and digital public goods to foster positive change of the monetary system. 

Driving financial systems evolution through industry insights

The certification is designed to equip professionals with knowledge to utilise the latest fintech tools crucial to disruption of the financial system. The certification will cover these important areas: 

  • Digital public goods & digital public infrastructure
  • Payment linkages 
  • Stablecoins vs tokenised deposits vs CBDCs
  • Global platforms for SMEs 

The course is structured around the activities of Singapore FinTech Festival, involving its speakers, panel discussions and studies based on technologies’ use cases, implementation projects and roundtables. Leading SFF speakers will be teaching participants in an online format, and it will be supported by curated panel recordings – with exclusive access to roundtable briefs.

To help participants link theory and practice, the certification offers an in-depth exploration of industry projects such as MAS Project Guardian and Orchid, SGQR+ & Interoperable QRs, as well as Project Dunbar/Mariana/Project Mandala with Bank of Korea, Reserve Bank of Australia, Bank Negara Malaysia and MAS in a case study format. 

The course is relevant for everyone in the financial services industry, with a curriculum focused on regulators, policymakers and financial institutions capable of driving macroeconomic change. Successful completion of the course will result in the conception of the potential of these technologies in reshaping the financial system worldwide.

More information

The participation in the course is available for everyone in the financial services sector, as well as those interested in its development. The amount of the material is an equivalent of 4 study hours. The participation fee is $40.

Volume pricing is available. B2B clients are advised to enquire to contact listed below for personalised offers and purchase options.

Launch date is set for December, follow CFTE and Elevandi for the latest updates on the course, its curriculum and live sessions at Singapore Fintech Festival.

About CFTE

The Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship (CFTE) is a global education platform that aims to equip financial professionals and organisations with the necessary skills to remain competitive in a rapidly changing industry. With offices in London, Singapore, Hong Kong and Abu Dhabi, CFTE partners with Fortune 500 companies to build their knowledge in Financial Technology, whilst simultaneously supporting their digital transformation process. Our leading training programmes, curated by global industry experts, help talent build skills to join the digital transformation of finance.

About Elevandi

Elevandi is set up by the Monetary Authority of Singapore to foster an open dialogue between the public and private sectors to advance FinTech in the digital economy. Elevandi works closely with governments, founders, investors, and corporate leaders to drive collaboration, education, and new sources of value at industry and national levels. Elevandi’s initiatives have convened over 350,000 people to drive the growth of financial services through events, closed-door roundtables, investor programmes, educational initiatives, and research. Elevandi’s flagship product is the Singapore FinTech Festival alongside fast-rising platforms, including the Point Zero Forum, Inclusive FinTech Forum, Elevandi Insights Forum, The Capital Meets Policy Dialogue, The Founders Peak, and Green Shoots. Visit to learn more about Elevandi.




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