Here is a list of the more commonly asked questions about the SGX Management Associate Programme. You may find the answer you are looking for below. Click on a question from the list below to see the answer.
The SGX MA Programme is aimed at selecting young talent and accelerating their professional development within SGX. The Open track allows candidates to focus on developing business and functional skills; while the Technology track allows candidates to gain insights on how strategic technology decisions influence business plans.
SGX's MA programme is open to candidates from any disciplines. Candidates are expected to show a keen interest in the financial industry. However, candidates opting for the Technology Track are expected to have some background/experience in Technology related disciplines.
Online application opens in October 2016 and closes on 20 November 2016.
You can only apply for either the Open track or Technology track. Applicants who apply for both tracks will not be considered.
You may switch tracks during the application phase. Please write an email with your request to email@example.com and with the following subject "MA Programme - Change Track".
While we emphasize the need for academic excellence, we take a holistic view of the candidate's development as an individual. This would include having a good track record of achievements in co-curricular activities, exhibiting leadership potential, as well as having demonstrated a keen interest in the financial industry. Writing a cover letter helps in highlighting some of the experiences not listed in your CV.
The MA will be posted to a permanent unit which best matches the organizational needs, the MA’s interests and potential.
No. Candidates of up to 2 years of working experience (as of date of application) may apply.
Yes, however it is the same programme that they would go through, and there is no differentiation with regards to remuneration.
Yes. However, you are required to be physically present for the selection rounds if you are shortlisted.
Submit your curriculum vitae through our website. You can refer to the respective pages for the links:
MA Programme (Open Track): https://career.sgx.com/managementassociates-open.php
MA Programme (Technology Track): https://career.sgx.com/managementassociates-tec.php
Shortlisted candidates can expect to go through a rigorous selection process which involves ability tests, panel interviews and assessment centre.