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Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Masterclass



For financial and banking professionals, this training course offers a thorough review of the subject of CBDCs, including a look at central banks' theories and potential criticisms of implementing a CBDC. The original definition of money, access to legal tender, the function of central banks, the concept of financial intermediation, and the dissemination of monetary policy are all put to the test by a shift from public fiat to private electronic money.

Course Objectives

At the end of this course, participant will be able to:

  • Identify the requirements and circumstances that made the move to a regulated digital currency necessary.
  • Recognize the key technology that will have the biggest impact on the world's banking, financial, and monetary systems.
  • Define various forms of digital currency issued by central banks, including their implementation and compatibility.
  •  identify the benefits and difficulties of constructing a central bank for digital currencies.
  • Compare and contrast the various CBDC projects being carried out globally in terms of technology and cost

Targeted Audience

  • VP’s and head of departments
  • Regulatory authorities directors
  • Central banks executives
  • Executives and C-level employees
  • Digital banking and Innovation teams

Course Outline

Unirt 1: The Road to Central Bank Digital Currency  

  • What is Money?
  • Transition toward a cashless society
  • money economics
  • monetary exclusion
  • Financial and monetary difficulties
  • Bitcoin and other digital assets

Unit 2: Concepts of Central Bank Digital Currency 

  • What is CBDC?
  • CBDC models
  • Design consideration and protocols
  • Implications for the monetary system
  • Disintermediation of banks
  • CBDC governance
  • Interactive workshop: Design a new CBDC!

Unit 3: Blockchain: The Revolutionary Technology

  • Distributed Ledger Technology
  • Technology for Distributed Ledgers
  • Describe Blockchain.
  • Blockchain advantages
  • Different Blockchains
  • Participatory workshop The game of blockchain
  • The financial system and blockchain
  • Spending on blockchain

Unit 4: CBDC: Pros, Cons, Challenges & Risks  

  • Advantages of CBDC
  • Disadvantages of CBDC
  • Commercial banks and CBDC: a system redesign?
  • Challenges of interoperability
  • Security and privacy
  • Compliance and risk management
  • Technical challenges

Unit 5: Global CBDC Projects and International Landscape 

  • China: Digital yuan
  • Bahamas: Sand Dollar
  • Sweden: E-krona
  • Saudi Arabia/UAE: Aber
  • ECB/France: Digital Euro
  • Discussing multiple central bank CBDC research reports

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