Training Topics

Leadership Skills

  • Action planning process and decision making
  • Stakeholder persuasion and management
  • Effective communications
  • Issues related to institution building
  • Interviewing management
  • Performance management

Crisis Preparedness and Crisis Management

  • Contingency planning for financial crisis
  • Crisis binder preparation
  • Crisis simulation
  • Resolution mechanisms
  • Home-host issues, including burden sharing
  • Central bank instruments
  • Deposit insurance
  • Communications with safety net players and the media

Macroprudential Surveillance

  • Institutional framework and design
  • Identifying and monitoring systemic risk
  • Surveillance tools: indicators, stress testing, and policy instruments
  • Interaction between macroprudential and microprudential policies

FSAP-Related Activities

  • Preparation for FSAP (insurance, banking, securities)
  • Implementation of FSAP recommendations (insurance, banking, securities)

Supervisory Frameworks

  • Basel banking core principles
  • IAIS insurance core principles
  • IOPS pension supervision principles
  • IOSCO principles
  • Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMOU) information sharing and related issues
  • Risk-based supervision frameworks
  • Consolidated supervision concepts
  • Supervisory activities: planning, offsite, onsite, reporting and follow-up
  • Intervention strategies and ladders of intervention

Supervision – Oversight Activities

  • Assessing corporate governance
  • Assessing board and senior management
  • Assessing risk management
  • Assessing external audit
  • Assessing internal audit
  • Assessing actuarial function
  • Assessing compliance
  • Assessing self-regulatory organizations
  • Anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing
  • Management letter and recommendations
  • Wrap-up discussions with CEO
  • Meetings with boards and committees

Supervision – Business Activities

  • Understanding business activities and associated risks (banking, insurance, pensions, securities)
  • Enterprise risk management (ERM)
  • Identifying significant activities and businesses
  • Inherent credit risk
  • Inherent market risk
  • Liquidity and liquidity management
  • Operational risk
  • Market conduct supervision
  • Capital and capital management (Basel II and Basel III)
  • Repos and associated issues
  • Structural interest rate risk

Consolidated Supervision

  • Accounting concepts
  • Consolidated and unconsolidated capital analysis
  • Cross-border cooperation


  • Financial inclusion through better regulation
  • Microfinance supervision and the Basel core principles
  • Supervisory activities: planning, offsite, onsite, reporting, and follow up
  • Corporate governance in microfinance/microinsurance