TARGET GROUP | The primary beneficiaries of project activities will be senior level cash and debt managers from the DMF II eligible countries.
DESCRIPTION | This one-week course will focus on how to manage the government’s cash and debt management as a portfolio. In addition, the course aims at building capacity to better manage contingent liabilities and risks during cash and debt management. Cash and debt management are integral to the management of the government’s financial resources and their management as a portfolio is important. Through the portfolio approach, cost and risks are evaluated as a whole by taking into account both cash management and debt management priorities and consistent signals are being sent to the market regarding the government’s financial management strategy. The primary beneficiaries of project activities will be cash and debt management staff from ministries of finance and/or treasuries and central banks of the DMF eligible countries.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
1) understand the importance of managing the government’s cash and debt management as an integrated portfolio,
2) understand how to better manage contingent liabilities and associated risks and their significance for cash and debt management, and
3) importance of sending consistent signals to the market regarding the government’s financial management strategy