This programme qualifies for IFS Skillnet funding, view details.
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.
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.
You may be awarded formal CPD hours when you successfully complete relevant modules within this qualification.
Both of these modules are assessed through a combination of continuous assessment and end of trimester written exams.
When you successfully complete this programme you will be awarded a Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services from UCD.
This is a level 8 qualification on the National Framework of Qualifications.
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.
Important notice Autumn 2021:
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:
View the IFS Skillnet Checklist
Note: students without IFS Skillnet funding should apply using the Apply now button above.
Sinéad O'Reilly - Programme Manager
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.
Students must complete the modules part of the Professional Diploma in Digital Product Management in Financial Services in the following order:
(NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)
Digital Product Strategy . Culture and Strategy . Product Portfolio and Lifecycle Management . Building digital products . The API economy and ecosystems
(NFQ Level 8, 10 ECTS)
Digital Product Execution . Digital Infrastructure . Channel Management . Managing the sales cycle . Lifecycle and product management . Collaboration skills