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Data Protection Notice

About this data protection notice

This is a statement of the practices of The Institute of Bankers in Ireland, 1 North Wall Quay, North Dock, Dublin 1 (trading as IOB) (‘the Institute’, ‘we’, ‘us’, ‘our’) in connection with the capture of personal data on this webform and the steps taken by the Institute to respect your privacy.

The Institute is a Data Controller and is committed to protecting your rights and any personal information which you provide to the Institute will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, in accordance with Irish and European Data Protection legislation.

The privacy notice explains the following:
  • What information do we collect about you?
  • The purpose for collecting your personal data
  • The legal bases for collecting your personal data
  • Are you required to provide the information?
  • How we store and secure personal data?
  • Details of third parties with whom we share personal data
  • What are your rights?
What information do we collect about you?

The data we collect from you will be used by the Institute only in accordance with the purposes outlined in this privacy notice. We will collect your data via webform on

The data collected in this webform will be shared with the following areas of the Institute:

  • Programme Management Department
  • Marketing Department
  • Lifelong Learning Department
The purpose for collecting your data

The data we collect about you will be used for:

  • providing information on the programme(s) for which you have completed an expression of interest webform;
  • notifying you of promotional events related to this designation(s) or programme(s) e.g. Programme Taster Lectures, IOB Open Evening; and
  • advising you of upcoming application and registration closing dates for this designation(s) or programme(s)
The legal basis for collecting your data

For the purposes outlined in this privacy notice your personal data will be processed on the basis of Explicit Consent.

By submitting this webform, you confirm that you are providing your informed consent to the processing of your data as outlined here.

Are you required to provide the information?

We require you to complete the mandatory fields identified in this webform for the purposes outlined above. If you do not provide us with the information required in these fields, we may be unable to process this Expression of Interest form.

How we store and secure your data

Any data we collect from you will be stored confidentially and securely. The Institute is committed to ensuring all accesses to, uses of, and processing of Institute data is performed in a secure manner.

In keeping with the data protection principles, we will only store your data for as long as is necessary to provide our services to you and for such a period of time after this as is necessary to comply with our obligations under applicable law and, if relevant, to deal with any claim or dispute that may arise in connection with our relationship with you.

For the purposes described here we will store your data for one calendar year from the date you submit the webform. Before the end of this calendar year, we may contact you to ask if you wish to re-confirm your consent to the storing and processing of your data for the purposes outlined above.

When we store your personal data on our systems the data will be stored on the Institute’s secure I.T. platforms within the EEA which are also subject to European data protection requirements.

Details of third parties with whom we share personal data

The Institute will share your data with third parties where necessary for purposes of the processing outlined here.

We will share your information with our service providers (e.g. printers, I.T. support, auditors, legal advisors, and other professional advisors).

We may also disclose your information where required by law to do so.

Your information will not be shared with any other third parties.

When we share your data with the third parties outlined here the Institute will ensure that the data is only processed according to our specific instructions and that the same standards of confidentiality and security are maintained. Once the processing of the data is complete any third parties with whom data was shared will be required to return the data to the Institute save where they are required to retain it by law.

What are your rights?

You have the following rights, in certain circumstances and subject to applicable exemptions:

  • You are entitled to ask for a copy of the personal data, which IOB holds about you.
  • The right to have any inaccuracies in your personal data amended.
  • The right to object to the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to have the personal data that we hold about you erased.
  • The right to restrict the processing of your personal data.
  • The right to receive your personal data, which you provided to us, in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format or to require us to transmit that data to another controller.
  • You have the right to withdraw your consent at any time.

If you have any queries relating to the processing of your personal data for the purposes outlined above or you wish to make a request in relation to your rights, you can contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

If you are unhappy with the way in which your personal data has been processed, you may in the first instance contact the Institute’s Data Protection Officer using the contact details below.

IOB has a Data Protection Officer who can be contacted through [email protected] or by writing to:

The Data Protection Officer, IOB, IFSC, 1 North Wall Quay, Dublin 1.

If you remain dissatisfied then you have the right to apply directly to the Data Protection Commission for a decision. The Data Protection Commission can be contacted at:

Data Protection Commission
Canal House
Station Road
R32 AP23 Co. Laois

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Professional Diploma

Digital Product Management in Financial Services

Express an interest for 2022/2023 academic year
  • Duration
  • 1-2 trimesters
  • Programme
  • 2 modules
  • Study
  • Online
  • Fees
  • €800 per module
  • Level
  • NFQ 8, 20 ECTS
  • At a glance

    This programme is for all those who interact with a financial services product. To gain a holistic understanding of the product in the digital age, learners will come from front and back office functions from roles who interact with a product, from front line, to distribution, to compliance.

    Awarding Body

    University College Dublin

    Skillnet funding available

    This programme qualifies for IFS Skillnet funding.

    This programme qualifies for IFS Skillnet funding. Find out more

    How you will benefit

    On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to:

    • Explain the theory and practice underpinning digital product management with special reference to Agile Project Management

    • Sketch the digital infrastructure within your organisation and recommend how it might be enhanced to achieve an improved experience for clients

    • Display the collaborative skills needed by individuals involved in the design, delivery and management of a digital product in a financial services firm

    • Critically evaluate the design and operations of digital products offered by financial services providers (traditional and FinTech)

    • Communicate clearly to relevant stakeholders (internal or external) using appropriate media techniques, the key features of and efficiencies of digital product management Learning skills

    • Evaluate your personal skills with a view to progressing their personal and professional career ambitions.

    Continuous Professional Development

    You may be awarded formal CPD hours when you successfully complete relevant modules within this qualification.


    Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services from UCD


    Combination of continuous assessment and written exams.


    • Digital Product Strategy - €800

    • Digital Product Execution - €800

    Modules are eligible for IFS Skillnet funding for a limited number of places on a first come, first served basis. Find out more

    Next intake

    Autumn Trimester (2022/2023 academic year). Open in August 2022.


    Modules and learning outcomes

    Students must complete the modules part of the Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services in the following order:

    Digital Product Strategy

    (NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)

    Digital Product Strategy . Culture and Strategy . Product Portfolio and Lifecycle Management . Building digital products . The API economy and ecosystems

    Digital Product Execution

    (NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)

    Digital Product Execution . Digital Infrastructure . Channel Management . Managing the sales cycle . Lifecycle and product management . Collaboration skills

    Key dates

    This programme enrols twice times a year.

    L7 and L8 Key Dates

    Examination schedule 2021/22

    Next intake

    Autumn trimester - (2022/2023 academic year)

    Open for applications in August 2022.


    Students seeking admission to the Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services should:

    • Possess an Honours degree (Second class Honours Grade 2 award or higher) and experience in retail banking/ financial services

    • Have at least 3 years’ experience in a retail banking, international banking, or funds company and completed a 30 ECTS Special Purpose Award (SPA) or awards (at level 7)

    • Exceptionally, students without a third level qualification but with extensive and demonstrable relevant financial services experience may also be admitted to the programme on a case-by case basis.

    You must be a current member of IOB, or become a member, to undertake this programme.

    Skillnet funding

    Please note when completing your IOB registration form, IFS Skillnet grant funding is currently only available for modules that commence in 2021. Funding for 2022 modules will be available from January 1st 2022.  

    You should check if your company has IFS Skillnet approval, and if so, please complete this form:

    Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management - IFS Skillnet Form

    View the IFS Skillnet Checklist

    Note: students without IFS Skillnet funding should apply using the Apply now button above.

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