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Virtual : Debt and Cash Management (DCM)

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Session No.: JV 21.51V

Location: Vienna, Austria

Date: June 14-18, 2021 (1 week)

Primary Language: English

    Target Audience

    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.

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    Qualifications

    Participants are expected to have a degree in economics or finance, or equivalent experience, as well as at least two years of working experience in any of the areas covered by the workshop.

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    Course 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).

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    Course 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

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