Application period: 15 January Р20 April 2018
Batch 16 Commencement Date: 08 May – 30 July 2018


  • Financial Sector Talent Enrichment Programme¬†(FSTEP) is an intensive graduate training programme that is open to graduates aged 30 and below from all major of studies.
  • Sponsored by various financial institutions with a minimum monthly allowance of RM2,600 to participants.
  • Entrusted with equipping young talents with the right skills and knowledge for their transition into the financial services industry, nurturing young leaders and professionalising the Malaysian financial services industry.
  • Started in 2007, it is offered in collaboration with Bank Negara Malaysia.
Get Sponsored

by one of Malaysia’s banks/insurance companies

Get Employed

to embark on a successful career in the financial services industry

Get Enriched

with the technological knowledge, personal and leadership skills to succeed in the financial services industry

Get Connected

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


Selected candidates will be trained on the following areas to prepare them for the financial services industry:

Technical Acumen

S-MART Executives

Business Simulation

FinTech Innovator


Future Leaders & Managers Enrichment (FLAME) Leadership Programme

Sharing Session by Prominent Industry Leaders

Project Management



Sashitaa Reddy Ravindran

BSc. in Banking, Finance & Financial Risk
Sunway University, Malaysia
Sponsored by Hong Leong Bank Berhad

“FSTEP is a remarkable journey that has taught FinTech knowledge, technical acumen, executive presence and professionalism.”


Teoh Yi You

BSc. in Accounting & Finance
Cardiff University, Wales, United Kingdom
Sponsored by UOB Bank

“FSTEP provided me the platform to develop both technical and soft skills, which would equip me for the corporate world.”


Muhamad Azim bin Norizan

BSc. in Tourism Management
University Teknologi Mara, Malaysia
Sponsored by Affin Bank Berhad

“FSTEP is a great platform for graduates from diverse academic backgrounds to get an in-depth insight on how banking industry works.”


Wint Shwe Zin

Bachelor in Business Management
Yangon University of Economics, Myanmar
Sponsored by Maybank Berhad

“FSTEP enhances the knowledge and understanding of financial services and elevates our character as a banking professional.”


Application requirements

Malaysian citizen*

*FSTEP is extending its training programme to foreign participants working. in subsidiaries/ associate companies of Malaysian-owned financial institutions operating in the Asian region.

Any degree with a minimum CGPA of 3.00/Professional Qualification (i.e. ACCA, ICSA)
Active involvement in co-curricular activities
Fresh graduate/Working experience not exceeding 3 years
Age 30 and below
Proficiency in English

FSTEP Batch 16 Application Form

  • E.g. 0122234456
  • *Not eligible for Diploma holders.
  • Only .doc .docx and .pdf are allowed. File size must not exceed 3MB.

Contact Us

  • Asian Banking School,
    Level 11, NU Tower,
    Jalan Tun Sambanthan,
    Kuala Lumpur Sentral,
    50470 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • +603 2742 7822, Ext: 338/340/337

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