Artificial Intelligence and Data Analytics (AIDA) (Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning)

Offered by School of Business & Accountancy

Short Course / 1 day / TGS-2023018008

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Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Trainer Profile
Course Fees

Course Information

Artificial Intelligence (AI) mimics the perceiving, cognising and decision-making capabilities of a human being via computing machines intelligence. In the past decade, AI has brought us self-driving vehicles, facial recognition, speech recognition, web search, etc. Nowadays, AI is so ubiquitous that you actually use it dozens of times a day without noticing it.
In this class, you will be given a systematic introduction to AI technology including how it is developed, AI systems and their applications. More importantly, you will learn how AI systems are adopted in financial sectors with innovative case studies. There will also be sharing on how to make the application of AI fair, ethical, accountable and transparent.

In collaboration with SFA:

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, participants should:

  • Gain deeper insights to financial technologies in the artificial intelligence and data analytics landscape
  • Be acquainted to disruptions these emerging technologies have brought to incumbent players and changing the future of work
  • Develop knowledge on how AI applications is used in the Finance Sector


Course Date: 18 Mar 2024
Application Period: 25 Jan – 03 Mar 2024
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Delivery Mode: Classroom and Asynchronous e-learning
Venue: 80 Robinson Road #08-01

Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule / cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.


Lesson Plan

Introduction to AI
  • Concrete AI applications in Finance: Digital Identity Verification
  • Concrete AI applications in Finance: Credit Scoring

Trainer's Profile

Dr Wang Fanglin

Fanglin is currently the Head of Research and Development at ADVANCE.AI. He has over 15 years of experience developing AI techniques to tackle academic and industrial problems. Prior to ADVANCE.AI, he was the Associate Director of Video Analytics and Machine Learning at NCS Group, Chief Technological Officer at KAI Square, Research Fellow at NUS as well as research scientist at Autodesk and two other multinational companies. He received his Ph.D. from Shanghai Jiao Tong University and has a Master and Bachelor degree from Harbin Institute of Technology.

Chia Wai Kong

CHIA Wai Kong is an experienced Principal Consultant with a proven track record of empowering clients with digital transformation skills and technologies, delivering quantifiable outcomes.
Wai Kong has done projects using technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Cloud, AI and data analytics. These were used to help in subscriber profiling, fraud detection, and social media analytics. His work has brought him throughout the Asia Pacific, Western Europe, Middle East, East Africa, North and South America.


A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to learner who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).

A Certificate of Attendance will be awarded to learner who meet the 75% attendance requirement.

Course Fees

Funding period for this course is from 13 Jan 2023 to 30 Sep 2024.

SkillsFuture Credit
All Singaporeans aged 25 and above can use their $500 SkillsFuture Credit from the government to pay for a wide range of approved skills-related courses. Visit the SkillsFuture Credit website to choose from the courses available on the Training Exchange course directory.

Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)
NTUC members enjoy 50% unfunded course fee support for up to $250 each year (or up to $500 for NTUC members aged 40 years old and above) when you sign up for courses supported under UTAP (Union Training Assistance Programme). Please visit e2i’s website to find out more.

Enhanced training support for SMEs
For enhanced training support for SMEs, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

Long Term Visit Pass Plus (LTVP+) holders, please furnish the following documents to the course administrator to qualify for SSG funding:
Self-sponsored learner (LTVP+): Copy of your green visit pass card, with the word ‘PLUS’ on the back of the card.
Co-sponsored learner (LTVP+): Copy of valid and current Letter of Consent (LOC) from MOM

GST Increment in 2024
Please note that the GST rate will be revised to 9% with effect from 1 Jan 2024. As such any payable course fees will be subjected to the new GST rate adjustments in 2024. Please refer to our STEP portal for the updated fees. (Click on STEP.)


  • The fees below are determined based on prevailing funding policies and subject to review and revision.
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Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Full course fee$610.40
Singaporeans aged below 40 qualified for SkillsFuture Funding$183.12
Singaporeans aged 40 & above qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy $71.12
Singaporeans qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $71.12
Singapore Permanent Residents & **LTVP+ qualified for SkillsFuture Funding $183.12
Singapore Permanent Residents & ##LTVP+ qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs $71.12
Others (and Repeat Students)$610.40