Standard Chartered Trained Over 8,000 Staff in a Bid to Futureproof Its Talent

Standard Chartered Trained Over 8,000 Staff in a Bid to Futureproof Its Talent

by December 14, 2022

Standard Chartered Bank has trained over 8,000 of its employees in Singapore as a part of its S$8 million investment to futureproof its talent.

The bank has a growing suite of training and upskilling programmes offered through its Singapore-based global learning hub aXess academy and self-led learning portal diSCover.

Together with diSCover Lab, the academy is housed in the Bank’s Changi Business Park 1 premises, where an investment of S$26 million was made to refresh the space.

The portal offers over 400 courses in specialist areas, such as Cyber, Sustainability and Sustainable Finance, Data & Analytics, Leadership and New Ways of Working.

This includes the Technology in Finance Immersion Programme by the Institute of Banking and Finance, SG United Traineeship Programme, SG United Professional Programme and Work Study Programme (WSP), alongside the Bank’s inhouse Workforce Transformation and Skillsfuture@SC programmes.

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee

Patrick Lee, Cluster CEO, Singapore and ASEAN Markets, Standard Chartered Bank, said:

“Developing a differentiated and transformed workforce to digitalise, innovate and futureproof banking is key, and we continue to invest in recruiting, upskilling and reskilling initiatives to build future-ready competencies in the financial services industry.


Preparing our people for the future will help us play a role in contributing to the Financial Services Industry Transformation Map 2025.”

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