Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions (ALFI)

17 Days Over 9 Months
USD 29,000 (excl. GST)
USD 31,030 (incl. GST)
Next Run
Singapore, Bengaluru (Bangalore), Beijing, New York
Monica Taneja
+65 6516 8340


Developing Asia’s Extraordinary Leaders

Acquire new perspectives on financial leadership and innovation through the lens of global leaders, policymakers and renowned academics. Through thought leadership, experiential learning and inspirational exposure, the Asia Leaders in Financial Institutions (ALFI) programme provides a unique learning experience for financial leaders to succeed in an age of disruption and transformation.

The programme begins in Singapore with several days of intensive learning through discussions, lectures, case studies, simulations, role-playing and exercises on financial leadership. These will be interspersed with dialogue sessions with senior public and industry leaders, including site visits to financial institutions in global cities for experiential learning and networking. In addition, you will be expected to work in small teams on personalised and structured projects.

Who Should Attend

Ideal candidates would typically include members of senior management from financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies, financial regulatory agencies, asset managers, asset owners, central banks and sovereign wealth funds.

Core Focus

Macro leadership

  • Central banking and policies
  • Asian economies
  • Shadow banking
  • Doing business in ASEAN

Global Asia markets

  • Global financial crisis – lessons learned
  • Consumer behaviour in financial markets
  • Retirement finance and the ageing population
  • Liquidity, transparency and financial risk management

Executive leadership training

  • Charismatic leadership
  • Pragmatic leadership
  • Leadership and change management in turbulent times
  • Transformation and services innovations
  • Leadership in the digital age

Corporate governance, risk management and compliance

  • Comparative corporate governance
  • Managing across diverse and changing regulatory regimes
  • Principles of legal ethics in a global financial environment
  • Managing risk: Developing a strong risk culture
  • Sustainability for growth

Technology in financial services

  • Harnessing the power of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • Fintech – challenges and opportunities
  • Impact of technology on the future of financial services
  • Digital transformation and cyber security

Key Benefits

  • Deepen your understanding of the financial and business landscape in Asia, framed by the dynamics of the global environment
  • Engage with speakers who range from CEOs of top financial institutions to central bank governors
  • Become part of a high-level network of global financial leaders and enjoy NUS Business School Executive Education alumni status recognition. For more information, please refer to our FAQ

Teaching Faculty

Programme Director

Other Teaching Faculty

Guest Lecturers and Keynote Speakers

2019 Speakers

2017-18 Speakers

Dates and Fees

This programme is delivered in five segments across 9 months in the following cities:

  • Singapore: April 08 – 12, 2019 (5 days)
  • Mumbai: June 19 – 20, 2019 (3 days)
  • Beijing: August 05 – 07, 2019 (3 days)
  • New York: October 07 – 10, 2019 (4 days)
  • Singapore: December 09 – 10, 2019 (2 days)

*All dates above are tentative.

Total: 17 days
Programme Fees: USD 29,000 (USD 31,030 incl. GST)
Note: GST applies to individuals and Singapore registered companies.

Application Deadline

  • Participants are strongly advised to apply at least 2 months in advance
  • Applications received after the deadline will be considered based on space availability

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