Orientation Programme for newly recruited Central Bank Officers

10/22/2018 - 10/26/2018 at Bank of Mauritius, Port Louis

This is a joint orientation program co-hosted with the Bank of Mauritius

The program will provide an overview of Central Banking with practical experience form the Bank of Mauritius (BoM) on various topics. The IMF advisors at the AFRITAC south (AFS) and the Africa Training Institute (ATI) in Mauritius will provide lectures on a broad spectrum of topics relating to the various activities and responsibilities of the central banks. These topics will include among others;
 Central banks independence
 The use of statistics in central banks,
 The role of the central bank in debt management,
 Cash management the role of government and central bank,
 Modeling and forecasting in policy making,
 Central bank communication,
 Regulation and supervision of financial markets,
 Financial stability and Macroprudential policy,
 Governance issues in central banking,
 Payments system and infrastructure

The orientation program is suitable for newly recruited staff within the central bank core areas and will provide for an orientation of the core business of modern central banking. In addition, it will provide an opportunity for newly recruited staff to meet and learn from other central bankers as well as to learn from the experience shared by the Bank of Mauritius.