These are existing SMU training institutes and centres that are now integrated with SMU Academy.



Centre for Professional Studies (CPS) : CPS was established in 2012 to advance the competencies and career aspirations of working professionals. CPS was appointed by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) as their first University programme partner in July 2014 to offer the Singapore Workforce Skills Qualifications (WSQ) in Human Resource (HR) and in Leadership and People Management (LPM). Link to CPS microsite:



Financial IT Academy (FITA) : FITA was set up in 2013 within the School of Information Systems, SMU,  to meet the evolving needs of the finance service industry. FITA was appointed by MAS and IDA to be the lead provider for the design and delivery of quality training programmes for Technology & Operations professionals working in financial institutions in Singapore. In May 2015, FITA was granted the Accredited Financial Training Provider status by Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF). Link to FITA microsite:



Financial Training Institute (FTI) : FTI was set up in 2007 to champion competency-based training for professionals in the financial services industry. FTI offers IBF-accredited certification programmes in corporate banking, financial markets, wealth management and private equity. It has trained over 3000 participants and certified about 1000 professionals from more than 100 financial institutions. Link to FTI microsite: