The Post-Graduate Diploma in Cybersecurity Strategy is designed to prepare C-Suite executives in managing cybersecurity risks and operating full-featured cybersecurity services using a wide variety of security tools for a large-scale global enterprise.

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Start on
26th May 2022
Virtual Live Class
360 Hours
Part-Time (6 months) / Full-Time (8 months)
Programme Fees
(Up to 70% subsidy)

Training Vision Institute is pleased to present the newest cybersecurity course in Singapore for managers, the Post-Graduate Diploma in Cybersecurity Strategy, in partnership with Georgetown University.

This cybersecurity course is comprised of modules focusing on IT and security strategy, threat analysis, cyber risk management, crisis management, audit and compliance. These will cultivate your skills in developing strategic knowledge in security models, secure systems development, risk assessment, as well as legal, regulatory and compliance issues.

In today’s digital landscape, creating a cybersecure organisation should be on top priority. While getting ahead of the hackers and other security risks is everyone’s job, it should also be an overall commitment to establish a cybersecure culture within your organisation. This Post-Graduate Diploma will provide you with all the necessary skills in creating this culture, as it should start and end at the highest level of management.

This Post-Graduate Diploma contains 6 modules, which may be completed in 6 - 8 months.

Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be awarded a certificate by Training Vision Institute, in collaboration with Georgetown University.

Module 1: IT Strategy (Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021002094
Eligible for Claim Period: 18 Jan 21 - 17 Jan 23
Create an IT strategy and develop transformation initiatives to meet business requirements and support the modernisation of the IT landscape. The first part of the course examines the business case for building a cybersecurity strategy, including the resources, obstacles, and stakeholders involved.

Module 2: Threat Analysis and Defence (Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021002159
Eligible for Claim Period: 19 Jan 21 - 18 Jan 23
Establish an enterprise threat defence and mitigation strategy, incorporating new techniques to combat threats and attacks. The first part of the course will cover vulnerabilities and weaknesses of software and hardware environments that must be secured.

Module 3: Cyber Risk Management (Classroom & Asynchronous e-learning)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021002088
Eligible for Claim Period: 18 Jan 21 - 17 Jan 23

Develop cyber risk assessment techniques, and roll-out endorsed measures to address identified cybersecurity risks, threats and vulnerabilities. Technical countermeasures such as encryption, antiviruses, firewalls, intrusion detections, and penetration testing will be discussed. Students will also develop the skills both to conduct and understand the results of security, threat, and risk assessments.

Module 4: Audit and Compliance (Classroom and Asynchronous)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021006965
Eligible for Claim Period: 29 Jul 21 - 28 Jul 23
Establish audit and compliance strategy and objectives for the organisation, ensuring the robustness of internal controls are strengthened. Key mechanisms to manage risks, such as relationship management, authentication and authorisation controls, contract provisions, and industry-standard certification, will be explored.

Module 5: Security Strategy Classroom and Asynchronous)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021006967
Eligible for Claim Period: 29 Jul 21 - 28 Jul 23
Create a security vision for the organisation and establish an overarching information security strategy and frameworks.

Module 6: Crisis Management (Classroom and Asynchronous)
Course Ref. No.: TGS-2021002095
Eligible for Claim Period: 18 Jan 21 - 17 Jan 23
Develop and implement crisis management plans for organizational preparedness of disruptive events within the broader context of business continuity management--Manage crises.

Academic Admissions Criteria for Local Students:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related discipline conducted in English
  • Mature candidate who is at least 30 years of age with 8 years’ supervisory or management experience.

International Students:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related discipline conducted in English
  • The candidate must be of a minimum of 21 years of age.

English Language Requirement:

  • GCE ‘O’ Level pass in English Language with a minimum grade of C6; or
  • WPL Advance (Average of Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing Scores); or
  • Successfully passed TVI English Admission Test.

Other qualifications can be considered for entry if they are deemed to be equivalent and will have to be approved by Director, Central Academic Division (CAD) in TVI.

Core knowledge for all modules is delivered via online learning. Almost all modules will involve learning through projects, which may be on an individual or group basis.

The online learning content is provided by Training Vision Institute and Georgetown University and prepares the student for the professional certifications.

Sessions are facilitated by subject matter experts who are highly qualified with years of domain experience in the world of digital marketing and campaign strategies. These sessions will build the learners’ knowledge and abilities in key areas as defined by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) framework.

Assessment methodology is based on the SSG framework for competency. SSG is the statutory board under the Ministry of Education driving and coordinating the implementation of the national SkillsFuture movement to promote a culture and holistic system of lifelong learning in Singapore. SSG also incorporates the Committee for Private Education (CPE), which is the regulatory authority for all private education institutions in Singapore. All assessors are ACTA-certified with domain experience and knowledge. Assessments may be formative or summative. As a competency base framework, assessment plans have the endorsement of TVI’s Examination Board and approval of SSG.

Each level may be assessed by any combination of written assessment, projects and oral interviews.

The mode of delivery will be a combination of lectures, workshops, group discussions, individual activities, experiential learning with a 1:20 teacher and student ratio.

Full Course Fee*

Up to 50% SSG Subsidy** (Singaporean 21 to 39 years old or Permanent Residents)

Up to 70% SSG Subsidy** (Singaporean aged 40 years old & above)

*All prices are inclusive of 8% GST. GST are based on full course fees, before SSG funding.

**Current prevailing SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) funding applies to Singapore Citizens or Singapore Permanent Residents. Please refer to SSG Training Grants Incentives website for the latest information.

1. Singaporeans and Permanent Residents have to meet the following conditions to be eligible for SSG fund, failing which the participant will be liable to pay the full course fees to Training Vision Institute.

a) Met minimum 75% in attendance and in E-learning hours

b) Qualify as Competent in all WSQ Assessments

c) Met other SSG eligibility criteria

2. Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit (SFC) to offset the course fee after subsidies.

3. Participant with Post-Secondary Education Account (PSEA) can apply to use the PSEA fund for the course fee.

4. Fee Protection Scheme (FPS) are not included. A non-refundable application fee of $54 for local students and $216 for international students will apply.

5. SkillsFuture Singapore course funding level has been revised from 1st January 2022. For complete information please visit SSG website or download the information here. Please speak to our Course Consultants to confirm your course fees.

KEY Facilitators
Dr Patrick Thng

Patrick has been in Singapore Management University for more than 8 years and is currently their the MITB Program Director of FINTECH and Analytics. He is also the Co-founder AITIS Singapore, an advanced, explainable AI platform for financial, health care and security industries. Consequently, he is the Chairman and Co-Founder Narwhal Financial Systems, a FINTECH innovation company that helps the financial services institutions to digitalise their businesses. Patrick is currently the Director and Chief Information Officer of the Finance and Treasury Division of the World Bank.

David Papkin

David is a CISCO, CompTIA, EC-Council, Microsoft, and VMware Certified Instructor. Logical Operations Modern Classroom certified trainer. Experienced Virtual Trainer. David Papkin is proficient at adapting new technologies and content delivery. Expert at presenting to a diverse audience. David Papkin has a track record of over 20 years in the Information Technology industry with extensive hands-on expertise in Cloud Computing, Infrastructure, Networking, Linux, Security and Virtualization.

Jimmy Goh

In the last 5 years, Jimmy has delivered as an adjunct lecturer, accounting, banking & corporate finance modules for degrees offered by British universities in Singapore. He has trained operational, supervisory, and managerial staff and conducted talks for a diverse group of clients from government agencies, non-profit organizations, financial services, manufacturing, education, hospitality, healthcare, transportation, sales as well as marketing. Currently, he also advises and assists his clients on corporate strategies and financing, personal data protection and talent acquisition.

Kevin Corcoran

Kevin provides technology strategy services for national security sector clients. He leads Deloitte’s Global IT Business Management capability with 18 years combined public sector leadership and full SDLC technology consulting experience working in over 50 countries. Co-author for; Improving Services and Transparency in Emerging Governments Through Business Process Automation, for the United Nations International Council on e-Governance. He holds an MBA from Duke University and an MS Information Technology from the University of Virginia.

Phuong Nguyen

Phuong assists the National Coordinator for Forensic Technology and Cyber Investigations in working with clients to develop insider threat programs, data protection programs and responding to, investigating, and remediating cyber incidents. Phuong consults with U.S. federal law enforcement agencies, key executives of Fortune 100 companies, Fortune 500 C-Suite officials, and Boards of Directors from across industry sectors on cybersecurity and investigations. Phuong remains an adjunct faculty professor at Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies where he instructs two courses in a graduate Cybersecurity certificate program. His courses focus on managing security and leadership & strategy in cybersecurity.

John Harmon

As a Regional Sales Manager, John leads sales and capture for the US Intelligence Community, DOD, and Federal Law Enforcement. He has spent the past 15 years in the US Intelligence Community as a SIGINT analyst, cyber capabilities developer, technical team lead in cyber security. From 2009 to 2015 Mr Harmon was a partner at Tactical Network Solutions (TNS). He also headed operations for Tactical Network Solutions where he led federal and commercial business development, sales, capture, recruiting, and teaming efforts. From 2002 to 2009, John was an Analyst at the National Security Agency. During his time at NSA, he received 6 awards including a Deckert/Foster Engineering Award, NSA’s most prestigious engineering award.

Questions? Check the frequently asked questions below.

For face-to-face class, a hard copy learner’s guide will be given, for L1 and L3 modules. For L4 and L5 modules, materials are available in TVI Online (Learning Management Systems).

Our course consultant will advise you if you need to bring along a laptop. You also have the option to loan a laptop from us for the duration of the course. You may also want to bring along a jacket in case the room gets cold.

For online classes, do ensure you have a functional laptop and have Zoom installed prior to class.

You are required to have basic computer navigational skills such as opening and closing, dragging and dropping, copying and pasting of files.

In partnership with Fish4Talents, Training Vision Institute's subsidiary for career coaching and talent solutions provider, we will provide learners exclusive career coaching upon completion of modules.

Yes, we have funding available for self-sponsored (individuals) - up to 50% or 70% funding, and company-sponsored (SME or Non-SME). For more information, you may visit here.

You can sign up for this course through this link. Once you have registered for the course, our course consultant will follow up with you via email regarding your course registration.

Once you have registered for the course, you will receive a detailed step-by-step user guide on how to claim your SkillsFuture Credit. Our course consultant will be able to assist you if you require any help along the way.

If you are still unsure whether this course is suitable for you, please leave your contact details here. A course consultant will get in touch with you to recommend the appropriate course(s) based on your learning objectives.


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