89% of European banks have started working with Artificial Intelligence. American banks are putting AI at the top of the list for their technology efforts. But what exactly is AI? What are the applications of AI in finance? What are the opportunities, but also the risks of AI in the industry?

The course gives an overview of the potential and challenges of AI in Finance, from insights of entrepreneurs who are developing AI to leaders implementing AI in financial institutions. From the technology to the role of people and the importance of ethics, you will understand AI in a balanced and structured way.


  • Delivery: Self-paced online learning from the safety and comfort of your home, to develop your skills.
  • Entry: There are no pre-requisites for taking the course. We recommend a general knowledge of Fintech. This could be achieved through a structured course such as Around Fintech in 8 hours.
  • Duration: 18 chapters. Completing the course takes around 12 hours. 
  • Format: The course consists of video lectures, interviews with guest speakers and supplementary readings.
  • Quiz: At the end of each of the 18 modules, there is an Assessment Quiz to verify the understanding of the topic.
  • Short course fee: $1,250 AUD
  • Next intake: 3 August 2020. 

FINSIA is in partnership with the Asian Banking School. They collaborate with the Centre of Finance, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CFTE) and jointly developed this course with Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

What are my learning outcomes?

The successful completion of each of the 18 module quizzes leads to a Certificate of Completion of “Artificial
Intelligence in Finance”, jointly issued by FINSIA, CFTE and the Asian Banking School. 

By the end of this course, you should be able to:

  • Have a good understanding of the main concepts behind Artificial Intelligence, including machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, machine vision, etc.
  • Appreciate the developments of AI, especially in the context of financial services, and recognise its potential
    and limitations.
  • Learn to identify potential use cases of AI in different sectors of finance.
  • Be able to understand the opportunities and challenges of implementing AI.
  • Understand future applications of AI by applying conceptual frameworks.
  • Think of ways to apply AI to the financial industry.
  • Benefit from 5 senior lecturers and 18 guest speakers who drive the excellence and leadership of AI in finance.
  • Learn through leaders from the largest financial institutions, CEOs of fast-growing startups, investors and regulators - all are world-class experts in their domains.
  • Gain insights from industry practitioners to help you access high quality knowledge and first hand experience of AI in finance.


    This course is suited for a wide range of professionals who are keen to master the key elements of AI and want to understand its applications in finance. We welcome finance professionals, technologists, entrepreneurs, consultants, lawyers and all the people who are ready to take a deep dive into the future of finance.


    • Get the tools and the knowledge to embrace the AI revolution in finance
    • A comprehensive overview of the most relevant trends through a very structured curriculum


      • Learn from industry leaders who work at the largest financial institutions, fast growing startups, investors and regulators
      • Get a unique insight on the use of AI in finance in the US, Europe and Asia


      • Get an overview of the potential and challenges of AI in Finance
      • Explore the importance of ethics to understand AI in a balanced and structured way
      The AI in Finance course requires a minimum of 10 people to go ahead. Once enrolling you have 3 months to complete the course but are able to request an extension to 6 months.  This request must be in writing and authorised by your employer (if applicable).