Automation in finance - Workshop SG 2020

Technology is creating profound change in businesses and the finance function. Examine the gap between technological innovations and which stage of this transformational journey the finance function is at. Gain an understanding of the key technology disruptions that are transforming how businesses operate and recommended strategies to drive growth and innovation in finance.

My Offerings


In accounting and finance, the range of services and processes automation is gaining great traction. Automation in the areas of Planning & Forecasting, Balance Sheet Analysis, Reviews, Reconciliation, Month-end Processes, Analysis & Review and Regulatory & Statutory Reporting are becoming a common phenomenon. This workshop aims to help you understand and apply the knowledge of technology selection considerations, defining and validating requirements and the adoption of best practices.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Trend and impacts of the digital revolution have on finance processes, behaviour, and new opportunities
  • Automation innovation has taken in businesses and industries of different scales and different geographies
  • Key considerations to analyse the suitability for automation initiative
  • Incorporating Artificial Intelligence (AI) in finance
  • Industry practice processes in Finance, demonstrate how to create an automated process in Finance

This workshop is part of the Digital Finance Strategist Program and is eligible for funding support of more than 40%* off the workshop fees. Eligibility conditions apply.

Enter code DSG2020 at checkout. To apply the promotional code, you must complete separate payment for each workshop.

*Discount based on member price


Trainer Profile

Amelia Ching

Amelia Ching is the Principal Consultant of Singapore Management University(SMU) Academy and the founder of IT Consulting firm focusing on IT-enabled service and technology management improvement Practice and professional development. Prior to joining SMU Academy, Amelia was the Academic Director of Financial IT Academy(FITA) @ SMU with overall leadership and management responsibility for the academy. Amelia is an accomplished banking veteran with 25 years of extensive working experience in corporate banking technology management and services. Prior to joining SMU, Amelia has held few key roles in Citibank including Risks and Controls, Global Operational Readiness, Production Support and Program and Project management. She was also instrumental in leading the production support vendors consolidation and global IT outsourcing clearance exercises for one of the corporate banking businesses. Her many successes in Citibank include setup and management oversight of Centre of Excellence, Outsource Service Operations Management and the rollout of Citibank’s global systems for the Asia region. 


  • Understanding the key disruptive trends and the impacts experienced in various industries
  • Highlights into transformation undertaken by businesses in leveraging on the changes to stay competitive
  • Understand the various key impacts on businesses and individuals who fail to stay align and stay relevance
  • Aware of actions to stay relevant and remain competitive in the evolving disruptive landscape


This workshop is suitable for accountants, finance practitioners, team members, auditors and CFOs. Any professional who is keen on understanding technology developments in finance.



1 day

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