Financial institutions rely heavily on technology to support complex business processes and handle critical information. Putting technology risk management on the business agenda today can safeguard and potentially improve your business value, brand, and reputation. Never before has there been a greater need for organisations to ensure that their technology professionals are equipped with the skills and knowledge to guard the frontiers of businesses.

Learn from industry experts the fundamentals of how to employ standards-based risk management process. Find out how to establish and maintain an acceptable security posture and protect your organisation from unacceptable losses.

Taught by a competent industry practitioner who will share his knowledge and experience.
• Industry-relevant course content covering end-to-end business process, operations and the use of technology.
• Experiential learning which includes hands—on simulation exercises, case studies, role plays and classroom lecture.
• Quality curriculum which is accredited under or aligned to industry recognised standards.

For program details, please click here:

Who Should Attend

This two-day course is particularly relevant for recent polytechnic/ university graduates, entry level professionals and those in the early stages of their career or looking for a career change to the IT risk and security space. It is also suitable for anyone who wants to gain a basic knowledge of this critical area.




  • Appreciate governance principles,risk management concepts, and compliance requirements relating to the T&O functions
  • Demonstrate understanding of security threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and laws and regulations to perform reviews, identify gaps and implement controls



Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a SMU Certificate in IT Risk, Governance and Security (IBF Level 1). This course is one of the five modules accredited under the IBF Standards and stacks up to a full IBF-accredited programme - SMU Professional Certificate in Technology and Operations (IBF Level 1).

Type of Course



Finance, Financial IT and Risk Management

Credit Units


Instructional Methods and Expectations

Lectures, Discussions, Exercises

Module Fees

SGD $1,605
SGD $481.50 (70% IBF-STS funding)

IBF-STS Funding

IBF-STS Funding of 70% is available to eligible institutions and qualified individuals subject to a cap of S$7,000 per participant per programme. Singapore Citizens aged 40 years old and above are eligible for 90% co-funding
of direct training costs, subject to the existing grant caps. For terms and conditions, please click here:

Union Training Assistance Program (UTAP)

NTUC members are eligible for UTAP funding at 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $250 every year. For application, terms and conditions, please click here.



The programme is designed for T&O professionals seeking to advance their careers and for new entrants aspiring to embark on T&O careers in the wholesale treasury markets.

Course Dates

29 - 30 Jun

Thu - Fri: 9am – 4pm