TARGET GROUP | Officials from finance ministry, treasury department, debt management offices, cash management units, and central banks, in middle and lower-income countries from DMF eligible countries.
QUALIFICATIONS | Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or finance, or equivalent experience.
DESCRIPTION | This workshop will train officials on the integration of cash and debt management and their interaction with fiscal and monetary policies, taking into account market and macro risks. The workshop will support the implementation of a debt management strategy and will focus on the importance of cash management considerations for implementing an MTDS, annual borrowing program and issuance calendar, based on cash flow forecasts. In addition, the workshop will also cover the management of certain contingent liabilities and the financing risks resulting from them through appropriate cash and debt management strategies. This workshop will be undertaken in collaboration with IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department (FAD).
OBJECTIVES | Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
Describe the linkage between debt and cash management
Explain the importance of managing the government’s cash and debt management as an integrated portfolio
Understand how to better manage contingent liabilities and associated risks and their significance for cash and debt management
Describe the importance of sending consistent signals to the market regarding the government’s financial management strategy
End: Jun 18
Sponsoring Organization: IMF
Application Deadline: March 31, 2021