Public Debt Management Training


Public debt management is the process of establishing and executing a strategy for managing a governments' debt in order to raise the required amount of funding, achieve its risk and cost objectives, and to meet any other debt management goals that a government may have set, such as developing and maintaining an efficient market for government securities.

This training provides an overview of public debt management by explaining concepts in a user-friendly language, avoiding mathematics and using simple illustrations and country examples. Besides overall concepts, this training will provide in-depth understanding of debt sustainability issues, an appreciation of public debt management in the budgetary context, explain facets of external and domestic public borrowing, and introduce participants to the meaning and implication of contingent liability and risk management.


On completion of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Link debt levels to economic performance
  • Understand the need for Debt and its management
  • Come up with institutional framework for debt management
  • Come up with policy options for debt management and restructuring
  • Advice government on optimal debt levels


10 Days


  • Economists
  • Policy planners
  • Fiscal experts
  • Treasury managers
  • Development practitioners
  • Policy Analysts


  • Management principles and practices
  • Understanding Debt-internal and external
  • The Role of Government in the National Economy
  • Background to National Debt – Tradable Debt
  • The Need for Public Debt Management
  • Loan Cycle
  • functions relating to Public Debt Management
  • Institutional Framework for Public Sector Borrowing
  • Public Debt and Budget Deficit
  • Government Borrowing and the Public Debt
  • Fiscal Policy – Government Expenditure
  • Fiscal Policy – Government Revenue
  • Fiscal Reforms
  • Privatisation
  • Legal and Regulatory Framework, Issue of Guarantees and On-lending
  • Requirements for the Effective Monitoring of Public Debt
  • Monitoring Private Non-Guaranteed and Short-term Debt
  • Accessing International Capital Markets
  • Mobilizing Resources from the Domestic Market and the Pricing of Instruments
  • Domestic Debt – Management and Control
  • Domestic Debt – Structuring and Restructuring
  • Structural Adjustment Programmes
  • Debtor/Credit relationships
  • Policy Options in debt Management
  • Debt and Vulnerability Indicators and their Critical Values
  • Analysis of Public Debt and Debt Indicators
  • Formulation of a Borrowing Policy and Strategy
  • Risk Management
  • Debt Restructuring
  • Institutional Reforms
  • Computer Application
  • Database Management
  • Action Planning


This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on details below: 

Tel: +254 (0) 739167709.

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Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  


The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.


Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us below.

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Payment should be transferred to Versed Professional Services account through bank 7 days before commencement of training.

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  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.
  • The appropriate cancellation charge will apply based on the cost of your booking, as shown below.
  • In the event of an individual named on the booking form cannot attend, we will accept substitution of another delegate on the condition that written notification of the substitution has been received by us prior to the course date and an administration fee of $ 34 plus VAT has been paid.


  • Accommodation and travel are the responsibility of the candidate.
  • A buffet lunch and two teas are provided on all full day courses during training dates unless otherwise stated. The cost is included in the price quoted. Any special dietary requirements need to be notified in writing to VPSL in advance before commencement of the training


  • Versed Professional Services Limited shall not be liable to refund of fees or for any other penalty should courses be cancelled due to war, fire, strike lock-out, industrial action, tempest, accident, civil disturbance or any other cause whatsoever beyond their control.

Event Properties

Event Date 26-06-2017
Event End Date 07-07-2017
Cut off date 19-06-2017
Individual Price $2,100.00
Location Versed Training Facilities, Nairobi Kenya
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