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WMI launches Advanced Diploma in Private Banking with NTU for Bank of Singapore

From L-R: Ms Foo Mee Har, CEO, WMI; Mr Bahren Shaari, CEO, BOS; Prof. Freddy Boey, Provost, NTU

The Wealth Management Institute (WMI) is proud to announce the launch of the Advanced Diploma in Private Banking. WMI plays the lead role in the design and delivery of this Advanced Diploma Programme which, in partnership with NTU, has been customised to the needs of Bank of Singapore (BOS) with the singular aim of developing a world-class cohort of senior private bankers for the Bank’s rapidly-growing private banking business.

The Advanced Diploma in Private Banking will be awarded by NTU and will be accredited by the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) as an IBF Standards Level 2/3 Programme in Wealth Management - Private Banking. This is the highest level of accreditation for this industry specialisation under the IBF Standards.


The programme will focus on enhancing Bank of Singapore’s wealth managers' skills to enable them to operate confidently in the rapidly evolving regulatory environment, secure lasting and trusted relationship with clients, deepen expertise in wealth planning, investment and portfolio management, as well as supporting clients in risk management and control. It will be both academically grounded and practice oriented, covering a comprehensive curriculum with case studies. To achieve this, WMI will draw on our expertise in wealth management education for industry professionals as well as our strong network of faculty, consisting of local and global thought leaders and distinguished industry practice leaders.

From L-R: Mr Bahren Shaari, CEO, BOS; Ms Ong Puay See, CEO, IBF; Ms Foo Mee Har, CEO, WMI; Prof. Freddy Boey, Provost, NTU

Ms Foo Mee Har, CEO, Wealth Management Institute, shared “It is commendable that the Bank continues to invest in their already well-structured learning roadmap, and sets a shining example for the rest of the industry to follow. Together with Bank of Singapore, NTU and IBF, I look forward to starting our first class in June 2016, to the strengthening of the Bank’s capabilities and to mutual success for all our organisations.”


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