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With the technical knowledge, personal and leadership skills to succeed in the financial services industry.

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to embark on a successful career in the financial services industry

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with a network of banking and insurance professionals in Malaysia, ASEAN and beyond

About FSTEP  |  Your Gateway to a Banking Career/Insurance Career

Talent development in the financial services industry is key in promoting a well-functioning and stable financial sector. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM), for many years, have embarked on wide ranging strategies to strengthen talent development in the financial services sector with several institutional entities formed for this purpose. One such entity is the Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme (FSTEP).

Started in 2007, FSTEP is the brainchild of former BNM Governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Akhtar Aziz and is managed by the Asian Banking School (ABS) in collaboration with BNM. It is entrusted with equipping talents with the right skills and knowledge for their transition and new start into the financial services industry. An industry-driven initiative, it is the aim of FSTEP to be a bridge that connects the needs of the industry with the talents produced by institutions of higher learning. Beyond that, it is believed that with the right training, exposure and experience, graduates of FSTEP can be put into positions of responsibility over the long term and possibly go on to form the pool of future leaders and senior management for the financial services industry.

Testimonials  |  What our Alumni have Experienced

FSTEP provides a bridge for a head start in the financial services industry; theoretical and practical knowledge in banking/insurance.

Ahmad Mukarrami Ab Mumin
RHB Islamic Bank Berhad

FSTEP is a launching pad for a rewarding future in the financial services industry!

Noorul Azila Kamaruzzaman
BIMB Investment Management Berhad

FSTEP's collaboration enhanced its ability to produce good talents!

Jerry Lee Kah Hin
GDEX Express Carrier Berhad

Discover and realize your true potential by joining the FSTEP programme now.

Dr. Chong Lok Kong
Great Eastern Life Assurance Malaysia Berhad

Our Achievements

We are proud of what we have achieved with the supports from our alumni and partners over the years. Here are just some of the achievements:
13

Batches

1703

Participants

118

Financial Institutions

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Our Strategic Partners

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Sponsoring Financial Institutions*

* Listed above are the sponsoring financial institutions for batch 13 intake. The list is not exhaustive and may vary from batch to batch. 

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