In Brief

Who is it for: Who is it for:
Senior managers working in financial services, regulation and fintech
People per company: People per company:
Each organisation will ideally be represented by 4 participants representing 4 divisions.
Duration: Duration:
6 modules of 2 days + 1 launch event
Location: Location:
IMI campus and online
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
€30,000 (per organisation)
IFS Skillnet member fee: IFS Skillnet member fee:
€22,500 (per organisation)

This programme is for you if…

You want to stop reacting to
change in the financial services sector and begin shaping it yourself.

Why choose this programme?

The Future of Financial Services Leadership programme will allow you to align leaders across divisions towards the transformation – digital and otherwise - demanded of organisations in the sector.

Through collaboration and debate with sector stakeholders, led and facilitated by experts, your leaders will return with better knowledge and clarity on key actions they will take to embrace the disruption ahead.

Participants can look forward to:

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Technology accelerator

Each module includes a masterclass on digital and disruptive technologies.

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Leadership accelerator

A series of 90-minute masterclasses on building leadership capability for greater impact.

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Peer learning sets

IMI will host mentoring sessions for peer learning groups to allow participants to apply newly attained knowledge to their own context.

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Cross-company strategic projects

Participants will work on cross-company strategic projects and present them to senior industry stakeholders.

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Strategic Workshops

A workshop will be held on each strategic theme of the programme, allowing participants to do a deep-dive into the subject and get the latest thinking.

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Personal executive plan

Participants will create their personal executive playbook that provides a platform for critical actions and commitments.

Programme Director: Chris Roebuck, Economist

We sat down with economist and financial services expert Prof. Chris Roebuck, Programme Director for the Future of Financial Services programme, to discuss the future of financial services, and what leaders from banking, fintech, big tech, start-ups and the regulators themselves need to do in this new environment.

Key programme takeaways

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Accelerate Performance

Critically examine where you are today, and the avenues open to progress.

Use technology and leadership accelerators to make a step-change in performance, leveraging each with the other to aim for exponential growth.

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Agile Leadership

Get your senior leadership team ready for disruption.

With the world reaching several economic, political and technological inflection points, financial leaders need to be ready to shift gear and change direction at any moment.

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Strategic Influence

Be at the heart of Ireland’s national and international finance strategy.

An industry led initiative; this programme is a formal action item on the Irish government’s IFS 2025 plan.

Programmes themes

Scoping the future landscape

Explore the revolution of current trends, the technology accelerators driving the change, and identify the levels that will define the successful future financial enterprise.

Mastering disruption

Identify and master the forces of disruption impacting the financial services sector.

Shaping the organisation

Evaluate how future-ready your organisation is and develop strategies that identify key challenges and opportunities.

Creating followership

Create an agile and purpose-led followership that will be catalysts for organisational change

Delivering stakeholder value

Explore best practice in stakeholder mapping and management, discover the latest research in consumer behaviour, and develop the decision-making ability to successfully navigate complexity.

Creating sustainable impact

Create a long-lasting legacy by developing your executive presence to influence and impact stakeholders, leading your organisation with purpose and vision.

Programme Partners

We are proud to be partnering with IFS Skillnet and the Banking and Payments Federation Ireland on the Future of Financial Services Programme.