Public Debt & Cash Management

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Overview

This 5-day programme covers the principles and sound practices of public debt management through all aspects of managing a public debt portfolio for both developed countries and developing or emerging market economies. Developing sound debt management institutions will ultimately help countries to manage risks more effectively, minimise the cost of borrowing and can ensure a sustainable debt position. 
  
Specific topics include, but are not limited to, the following: Legal and institutional framework for public debt management; Roles and responsibilities of the debt management office; Developing a medium term debt management strategy and annual borrowing plan; Accessing international capital markets; Domestic market for government securities; Developing the investor base and managing investor relations; and Portfolio management models and techniques including the use of hedging instruments.

The course features numerous examples of international practices and provides a solid grounding in international public sector debt management practices.


The programme will cover:

  • Principles and sound practices of public debt management
  • Medium term debt management strategy
  • Debt issuance
  • Managing a public debt portfolio including integration of debt and cash management
  • Governance, audit and reporting of public debt

  
Training Methodology:
  
This course consists of a combination of formal lectures, case studies, group discussions, and team challenges. Reference material will be provided to enhance the programme and give participants more in depth coverage of the topics covered during the course.


 

Who should attend

Senior officials working in;

  • Treasury
  • Public Sector Debt Departments both at central government and subnational government level
  • Central Banks
  • Professionals working in public or private sector debt management practises

Venue

London

Central London Hotel Venue

All courses are held at four or five star venues in Central London, Zone 1. We strive to provide you with a training environment of the highest quality, to ensure that the whole learning experience exceeds your expectations.

Your training venue will be confirmed by one of our course administrators approximately 3-4 weeks before the course start date.

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Agenda

Day 1

Principles and sound practices of public debt management

  • Legal and regulatory framework
  • Institutional structures
  • Definitions and international standards
  • Roles and responsibilities of the debt management office
  • Agency arrangements with the central bank
  • International practices

Day 2

Medium term debt management strategy

  • Developing a medium term debt management strategy and annual borrowing plan
  • Cost-risk analysis
  • Debt sustainability analysis
  • Debt service forecasting
  • Debt analysis models and techniques
  • Coordination with macroeconomic policies
  • Examples of international practices

Day 3

Debt issuance

  • Debt instruments and issuance techniques
  • Evaluating and comparing the all-in-cost of a borrowing
  • External debt including accessing international capital markets
  • Domestic market for government securities
  • Developing the investor base and managing investor relations
  • Onlending and guarantees
  • Country case studies

Day 4

Managing a public debt portfolio including integration of debt and cash management

  • Debt management objectives and risk management frameworks
  • Portfolio management models and techniques including the use of hedging instruments
  • Debt recording systems
  • Measuring, monitoring and managing the risks, including operational risks of a public debt portfolio
  • Integration of debt and cash management
  • Asset and liability management
  • Incorporation of fiscal risks including explicit and implicit contingent liabilities
  • Country case studies

Day 5

Governance, audit and reporting of public debt

  • Governance arrangements for management of public debt
  • Evaluation and annual reporting of debt management operations
  • Debt reporting including debt statistical bulletins
  • Auditing of public debt
  • International practices
  • Course discussion and evaluation

Course summary and close

Why us


We have a combined experience of over 60 years providing learning solutions to the world’s major organisations and are privileged to have contributed to their success. We view our clients as partners and focus on understanding the needs of each organisation we work with to tailor learning solutions to specific requirements.

We are proud of our record of customer satisfaction. Here is why you should choose us to help you achieve your goals and accelerate your career:

  • Quality – our clients consistently rate our performance ‘excellent’ or ‘outstanding’. Our average overall score awarded to us by our clients is nine out of ten.
  • Track record – we have delivered training solutions for 95% of worlds’ top 100 banks and have trained over 250,000 professionals.
  • Knowledge – our 150 strong team of industry specialist trainers are world leading financial leaders and commentators, ensuring our knowledge base is second to none.
  • Reliability – if we promise it, we deliver it. We have delivered over 20,000 events both in person and online, using simultaneous translation to delegates from over 180 countries.
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