Graduate Certificate in Digital Finance Module 6: Managing Expanding Cyber Risks

Programme Code: CRS-N-0046714


This module is part of SMU-CPA Australia Finance Game Changer Series.

The module focuses on the cybersecurity landscape in various countries and key industries, including the threats and vulnerabilities. At the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • analyse the incremental cyber risks arising from evolving technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, IOT, blockchain and cloud
  • describe the key internal and external controls for consideration in managing threats and vulnerabilities
  • understand best practices in cybersecurity through case studies, risk assessment techniques, techniques for employee protection and education and security technologies such as biometrics
Next Course Starts On16 Jul 2019 (Tue) See Full Schedule
Fee SGD1712.00* (as low as SGD193.60* after maximum funding) Learn more

2 days



Learning Objectives
  • Analyse the incremental cyber risks and vulnerabilities arising from evolving technologies
  • Describe the internal and externals controls for consideration in managing threats and vulnerabilities
  • Understand best practices in cybersecurity through risk assessment techniques and case studies

Who Should Attend

Accountants and Financial Professionals


Course assessment will be based on classroom exercises, case studies and project presentation. 

Fees and Funding

SkillsFuture Series 

Course fee grant at 70% of course fees (excluding GST) for participants who are successfully enrolled by SMU into approved courses under the Programme. Participants must be Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents.

SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy ("MCES")
Up to 90% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above

Enhanced Training Support for SMEs ("ETSS")
Up to 90% of course fees for employees of SMEs who are Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents

Workfare Training Support Scheme ("WTS")
Up to 95% of course fees for Singapore Citizens aged 35 years and above (13 years and above for persons with disabilities) earning a monthly income of not more than S$2,000.

SkillsFuture Credit
Singapore Citizens aged 25 and above, and self-funding may use their SkillsFuture Credit (up to S$500) to defray part of the course fee. Please click User Guide on how to submit your claim. SkillsFuture Credit claims may be submitted by logging in via

Absentee Payroll
Companies who sponsor their employees for the course may apply for Absentee Payroll via the SkillsConnect system. For more information, please visit SkillsConnect.

Full Fee: S$1,712 per participant (including GST).

Nett fees payable per participant after SSG Funding:

  • S$513.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens and Singapore Permanent Residents
  • S$193.60 (including GST) for Singapore Citizens aged 40 years and above


Start Date(s)
Intake Information
intake 115 - 16 January 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 211 - 12 April 2019 (Completed)
INTAKE 316 - 17 July 2019 (Open for Registration)

Speaker/Trainer Bio

Amelia Ching

Amelia Ching is a financial IT veteran with over 25 years’ experience. Previously the Head of Risk and Control for Citibank’s Treasury and Trade Solutions Group, her role included IT service management, application production, IT outsourcing management, global internet application Operational Readiness Management and the setup of Global and Regional Application command centre.

Amelia has been instrumental in the design and delivery of SMU Academy’s technology related programmes, facilitating and delivering both public and custom trainings and consultancy for the academy. 


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