New centre to help finance professionals plan their career

(From left) Chief Executive of Workforce Singapore Tan Choon Shian, Chief Executive Officer The IBF Ng Nam Sin, Assistant Secretary-General of NTUC Patrick Tay, Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung, Managing Director of the MAS Ravi Menon, Group Chief
(From left) Chief Executive of Workforce Singapore Tan Choon Shian, Chief Executive Officer The IBF Ng Nam Sin, Assistant Secretary-General of NTUC Patrick Tay, Minister for Education Ong Ye Kung, Managing Director of the MAS Ravi Menon, Group Chief Executive Officer and Director of OCBC Limited Samuel Tsien and Chief Executive Officer of Employment and Employability Institute Gilbert Tan, at the launch of IBF Careers Connect, a career centre for finance professionals. PHOTO: LIANHE ZAOBAO

To help more finance professionals stay relevant to the industry, the Institute of Banking and Finance (IBF) yesterday launched a new centre which aims to help them plan their careers.

The centre will help finance professionals pick up the skills they need to progress in their career, said IBF chairman Ravi Menon.

Education Minister Ong Ye Kung said that the centre will bring together efforts across the financial industry, unions and government to provide a one-stop integrated approach to ca-reer advice, job matching and skills development.

SEE BUSINESS: New career centre for finance professionals

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 02, 2018, with the headline 'New centre to help finance professionals plan their career'. Print Edition | Subscribe