Digital Technologies

Gain the knowledge to guide your clients and colleagues through digital transformation with this intensive 3-day course.


How well do you know digital technologies?

Could you describe how APIs, Blockchain, Cloud computing, and DevOps work? Could you produce a short report on these digital technologies and their possible applications to an organization?

This three-day course is designed to put you front and center of discussions about digital technologies with your clients and colleagues. You will examine and explore each one in detail and in a hands-on way. By the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of the application of new technologies to businesses.

Our methodology

The Hyper Island Way

The Hyper Island methodology is founded on a learner-centered, experience-based approach. We create facilitated learning journeys, where discovering, uncovering, applying and reflecting is all part of the process by which participants learn useful skills and knowledge they can apply right away.

Learn by Doing
Build, create, experiment! People learn best through active doing and making

Collaboration is the modern core competence in a world of complexity & constant change

Real-world ready
We build learning around real examples & tasks to make it immediately relevant & useful

Global network of experts
We work with world-leading industry experts to provide the most cutting-edge content

IBF funding

Do you qualify for IBF funding

This course is accredited by the Institute of Banking & Finance Singapore. To qualify for funding, you need to meet the following criteria:

  • Singaporeans/PR (Permanent Resident) under 40 years old, you may qualify for 70% funding
  • Singaporeans over 40 years of age, you may qualify for 90% funding

Along with either of these criteria:

  • Company-sponsored participants working at a financial institution
  • Non-company-sponsored participants working in an organization based in Singapore

For more details about the funding process, please visit the IBF website or read this infographic.

Course Goals

What you'll learn

This course content draws on current and emerging international perspectives alongside case studies and insights from local and Asian markets. You will develop a digital mindset, learn how to make better sense of data, and consider the legal, social and ethical issues involved.

You will collect IBF credits as you improve your digital marketing and human-centered service design skills and apply what you learn to your workplace and career.


You should be aware of the impact of new technologies on organizations. You should be familiar with emerging technologies such as blockchain and cloud computing. You should also be aware of what digital is and the impact it has on business.


You should be at ease using several emerging technologies. You should also be able to use relevant APIs and know how to develop platform thinking.


You should be able to work faster with DevOps and know how to create usable prototypes.

Said about

Participant perspective

Hyper Island creates communities of trust and international collegiality around the themes of emerging technology, creativity, and innovation.

Stan Burgoyne
Global Head of Professional Development, International Baccalaureate

How it works

Three full days, plus a short pre-course reading and a final assignment to be delivered within 14 days after the end of the course. After the course, you can choose to participate in follow-up sessions, either in a group and/or individually, included as part of the course fee.


Get ready
One week before the course starts you’ll be given preparatory work and reading

Solve hands-on tasks
Tasks designed to integrate with your work to build your competence.

Get feedback and collaborate
Individual feedback and peer-collaboration to accelerate your learning

Receive your certificate
Complete the post-course assignment within two weeks to receive your certificate of completion