IBF Standards Training Scheme (IBF-STS)

Funding Qualification Checklist

Strategy Execution is pleased to announce that we have been accorded with the Institute of Banking and Finance Standards accredited training provider status!

The Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore Standards Training Scheme

About the Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore
The Institute of Banking and Finance Singapore (IBF) is the national accreditation and certification agency for financial industry competency in Singapore under the IBF Standards. Find out more on www.ibf.org.sg.

About the IBF Standards
The IBF Standards are a set of competency standards for financial skills. These Standards are developed in partnership with industry leaders and provide a professional development and skills roadmap for financial sector practitioners to excel in their respective job roles. They currently cover 12 industry segments in the financial sector.

Do you qualify for funding under IBF Standards Training Scheme?


Are you a Singapore Citizen or Permanent Resident that is physically based in Singapore?
  • If you are below 40 years old, you qualify for 70% IBF funding.
  • If you are a Singapore Citizen that is 40 years old or above, you qualify for 90% IBF funding.
  • There is no subsidy available for non-Singapore Citizens and Permanent Residents or Singapore Citizens and
    Permanent Residents that are not physically based in Singapore
Do you work for a Financial Institution?



Next Steps:



If you work for a Financial Institution*,you can qualify as a Company-Sponsored Participant.

Financial Institution will submit claims for company-sponsored participants.

*Financial Institutions refer to entities regulated by MAS (either licensed or exempted from licensing). 
Entities that are significantly involved in supporting financial sector activities will be assessed for eligibility on a case-by-case basis.



  • Inform your HR/ or the department in charge of learning & development about your intention to take the course.

  • You or your company’s HR/L&D department can sign up for the course online

  • Alternatively, you can connect us with your HR/L&D contact person and we will be able to facilitate your application. Contact us at infoasia@strategyex.com .
    Complete details about IBF Standards Training Scheme can be found here.      
NO         Next Steps:

If you do not work for a Financial Institution or within the financial sector, you can still qualify as a Non-Company Sponsored (Self-Sponsored)Participant.

For Self-Sponsored participants, your claims will be submitted to IBF by Strategy Execution.

  • Sign up for the course online.
    Alternatively, you can email infoasia@strategyex.com to register.

  • Pay for the full amount of the course

  • Complete the course

  • Strategy Execution will work with you to submit the funding claims IBF*.
    Complete details about claims submission can be found here.
*Claim approval is subject for review by IBF
Contact Us

www.strategyex.com.sg+65 6231 6634 | infoasia@strategyex.com 

Design Thinking for Results

Our flagship course from the Adaptive Strategic Execution Programme (ASEP), equips participants to iterate a design process which bridges imagination and implementation to help organisations rapidly and incrementally address complex challenges, create value and grow. Being an IBF Standards accredited course, participants are able to train on Design Thinking for Results with funding support of up to 90% of the course fee*, and be assured of updated course content as well as high quality learning by trainers certified by Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.

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