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Training Course on 'Payment Systems' at Qatar Central Bank
 
Date : 26-28 April 2009 Venue : Doha Qatar

Qatar Central BankThe Centre organised a training course on “Payment Systems” at the Central Bank of the State of Qatar on April 26-28, 2009. The course was provided by Ms. Nesrin Ilhan, expert from the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey and was attended by 13 staff members of the Central Bank of the State of Qatar.

The training course on “Payment Systems” mainly covered the following subjects:

  • General overview of the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey
  • Payment System in Turkey
    • Legal Basis
    • TIC-RTGS (Turkish Interbank Clearing-Real Time Gross Settlement System)
      • Business objectives of TIC-RTGS
      • Structure of the System
    • Facilities of TIC-RTGS
      • Back up centre
      • Integration with TIC-ESTS
      • Queuing mechanism
      • Other issues
    • Risk and Oversight
      • Risk and measures in TIC-RTGS
      • Oversight
  • TIC-ESTS (Turkish Interbank Clearing-Electronic Security Transfer and Settlement Syste )
    • Business objectives of TIC-ESTS
    • Properties of TIC-ESTS
    • Operations of the TIC-ESTS
  • A day in TIC-RTGS/ESTS
    • Phases of the business day
    • Tasks of the Electronic Payments Division
  • Change Strategy and Plans
    • Establishment of Retail Payment System
    • TIC-RTGS/ESTS 3rd generation

The aim of this training course was to improve the capacity building and performance of the Central Bank of the State of Qatar on “Payment Systems”.