Bank of Tanzania

Training Institute

BOT CENTRAL DEPOSITORY SYSTEM (CDS) USER TRAINING

BOT CENTRAL DEPOSITORY SYSTEM (CDS) USER TRAINING

 

 

    1.     INTRODUCTION

Among the primary objectives of the Bank of Tanzania is to formulate, define and implement monetary policy directed to the maintenance of price stability conducive to the balanced and sustainable growth of the national economy. The Bank, in its capacity as a fiscal agent of the Government, maintains a Central Depository System for Government Securities. In this regard, the Bank therefore acts as an agent of the Government in issuance, payment of principal and interest on the above-referred securities. The Bank introduced an online system to enable the general public to efficiently and effectively participate in government securities auctions through the designated Central Depository Participants (CDPs). BOT CDS is a system which maintains and processes Treasury Bills and Bonds transactions /records through the Government Securities System (GSS).

B.     OBJECTIVE OF THE COURSE

The objective of this user training is to familiarize Central Depository Participants (CDPs) system users with the functionalities of Central Depository System. That is to equip CDPs system users with necessary skills in managing clients, placing bids, viewing auction results, transfer of securities and collateral management.

 

C.   TARGET GROUP

Treasury Officers of CDPs involved in the government securities market.

 

D.    CONTENTS OF THE COURSE

 

ü  Introduction to Government Securities

ü  Laws and Regulations Governing CDS Operations

ü  Clients Registration

ü  Understanding the CDS Web Portal

ü  Securities Transfer Process

ü  Standby Credit Facilities

ü  Procedures for Handling Clients and CDP Queries

 

E.    SCHEDULED DATE AND DURATION

1 week: 15th – 19th May, 2017

 

F.   RESOURCE PERSONS

Bank of Tanzania, Directorate of Financial Markets and Management Information System.

 

G.   SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Since this is a hands-on training, each participant is required bring his/her own laptop. The Bank of Tanzania will only provide network access to the participants.

 

H.   VENUE

Bank of Tanzania, Dodoma - BOT Branch

 

I.     COURSE FEE

Fee for each participant is TZS. 750,000/= covering tuition, course materials, lunch and mid-session tea/coffee/refreshments. Participants will be responsible for their travel costs and upkeep.

 

J.   MODE OF PAYMENT

 

      1. Bank Transfer through TISS to the following bank details (provide evidence at venue):

Transferee Bank:   Bank of Tanzania

Account Number:  99447136006

Account Name:      Course Fees

    1. Bankers cheque: Payee – The Principal, Bank of Tanzania Training Institute
    2. Cash at the venue.
    1. HOW TO APPLY

Send a letter, fax, e-mail or make a phone call to the below-mentioned contact addresses. The course will involve a limited number of 25 participants only. The first come first served principle will apply. Applications should reach us at least (two) 2 working days before commencement of the course.

 

 

ADDRESS:

The Principal,

Bank of Tanzania Training Institute,

P.O. Box 131, Capri-Point,

MWANZA – TANZANIA

Tel: +255 (28) 2500709, 2500983, 2500982

Fax: +255 (28) 2500984, 2503395, 2503380

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