Windsor Training Virtual Series

The Windsor Training Virtual Series is designed to equip senior decision-makers in financial institutions around the world to meet the increasing challenges which they face professionally.

Central Banking's Training Series is online

Central Banking has realigned the traditional Training Series into an online format. Participants will benefit from a diverse group of presenters drawn from the official sector, markets, the media and academia through interactive discussions, detailing best practice, understand regulations, analyse case studies and more. Participation is limited to official-sector delegates.

HOW WILL ONLINE TRAINING WORK?                VIEW THE COURSES

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300

Courses

More than 300 training courses have been run by Central Banking

40

Speakers

Over 40 expert speakers chair our training courses annually

6500

Central Bankers

More than 6,500 central bankers participated in the training courses

200

Institutions

Over 200 institutions have sent participants to our training courses

Benefits of participating

  • Highly regarded experts lead the courses offering personal experience and guidance
  • A mixture of interactive content formats to help you learn
  • Live discussions to benchmark your work and gain exclusive insight 
  • Benchmark generator: courses offer window on emerging global good practice
  • Specially prepared pre-course reading provided for you to absorb at your own pace
  • Reliable online platform allows you to log in through multiple devices
  • Accreditation that counts towards your training and career development
  • Reduced costs mean that you can invite your colleagues to join in your learning experience

Virtual training features

  • A blend of interactive formats to help you learn
  • Reliable online platform allows access via multiple devices
  • Pre-learning of focused presentations, worksheets and assignments
  • Live peer discussions to share, analyse and problem-solve
  • Chair selected reading for you to absorb at your own pace
  • Accreditation for your training and career development
  • Breakout rooms for workshops, and live chat with speakers and participants

How will online training work?

Central Banking’s Virtual Training Courses are made up of four elements:

  • Orientation: On registration, each participant will receive a dedicated contact to help with the approval process
  • Pre-Learning: Worksheet assignments, pre-recorded presentations from central bankers, selected reading and scenario-based exercises
  • Live Content: live content will feature presentations by speakers with Q&A and discussion workshops for interaction and sharing of participants experiences
  • Post training: interactive reflection roundtable with chair and group, two weeks on

Our other courses can be found on the Cambridge Training Virtual Series website

CAMBRIDGE TRAINING VIRTUAL SERIES

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Janet Cosier

Former adviser on strategic planning and risk management

Bank of Canada

Janet Cosier is the former Chief Risk Officer and Adviser on Strategic Planning at the Bank of Canada. She continues in her capacity as the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Payments Association. She has served in a variety of functions including comptroller and chief accountant, as well as chief internal auditor, before being appointed adviser to the governor. She has provided technical assistance to various central banks in the areas of strategic planning, risk management, governance and financial reporting. Before joining the Bank of Canada, she worked with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada and with the Department of Industry, Trade and Commerce. Mrs Cosier holds degrees from York University and the University of Windsor in mathematics, computer science, accounting and financial management.

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Klaus Gressenbauer

Former Director, Internal Audit, European Central Bank and Chairman of the Internal Auditors Committee

European System of Central Banks

Klaus Gressenbauer joined the European Monetary Institute in December 1997 and the European Central Bank (ECB) at its inception in 1998. He held a number of management positions in international banking, primarily in the area of controlling and general management. Upon joining the ECB Mr Gressenbauer first served as Director Planning & Organisation and was later on appointed Director Internal Audit. In his ECB capacity and prior to becoming Director Internal Audit, he inter alia also served as Chairman of the European System of Central Banks' (ESCD) Benchmarking Working Group, Chairman of the ESCB Organisational Analysis Working Group, member of the ECB Budget Committee, member of the ECB Management Committee, member of the ECB Project Steering Committee, member of the ECB Assets and Liabilities Committee and is now Chairman of the ESCB's Internal Auditors Committee. Mr Gressenbauer studied communication theories and philosophy and holds a PhD in political sciences from the University of Vienna. He also holds a Master of Business Administration degree from the International Management Institute in Geneva.

 

 

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Antti Heinonen

Chairman

Banknote Ethics Initiative

Antti Heinonen has been the chairman of Banknote Ethics Initiative since its inception in 2013. He was the chairman of the Central Bank Counterfeit Deterrence Group between 2008 and 2012 and the Director, Banknotes at the ECB from 1998 until 2008. He chaired the Banknote Committee of the European System of Central Banks for more than 10 years and the Eurosystem Cash Changeover Co-ordination Committee in 2001 and 2002. Prior to joining the ECB he was the chief cashier for the Bank of Finland. He holds degrees in economics and mathematics from the University of Helsinki, and has recently written two books, one on the history of Finland’s markka banknotes, and another on euro banknotes. The latter is also translated in English (The First Euros) and German (Die Ersten Euros).

 

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John Jussup

Former general counsel and corporate secretary

Bank of Canada

John Jussup was general counsel and secretary of the Bank of Canada, from 2009 until July 2012. Prior to joining the central bank, he was senior vice-president, chief legal officer & secretary of Cognos Inc., one of Canada’s leading software companies, from 1993 until its acquisition by IBM in 2008. Before joining Cognos, Mr Jussup held increasingly senior in-house counsel and secretarial positions in the mining, medical diagnostics and finance industries. He graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada and from Queen’s University, in Kingston, Canada (LLB). He was called to the Ontario Bar in 1979. He was a recipient of the Canadian General Counsel of the Year Award in 2005 in recognition of his achievements corporate governance. He currently sits on a number of boards and consults in the areas of in corporate secretarial and in-house legal practice.

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Stephen Mwaura

Chairman, Fintech Institute & former Head of National Payments Systems, Central Bank of Kenya

Central Bank of Kenya

Maria Nieto

Advisor in the directorate of financial stability, regulation and resolution

Bank of Spain

María J. Nieto is Advisor in the Directorate of Financial Stability, Regulation and Resolution, at Bank of Spain where she has developed her career since December 2000. She is author of several articles on banking, financial stability and regulatory issues that have been published by prestigious peered reviewed journals and she is member of the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Banking Regulation and the Journal of Financial Regulation and Compliance. She has cooperated as consultant with the IMF and the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and has worked at the ECB, Council of Economic Advisors to the Spanish President and the IMF. Ms Nieto earned a PhD cum laude from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and MBA (finance) from the University of California Los Angeles.

Marek Petruš

Central bank communications consultant and former Director of the General Secretariat

Czech National Bank

Marek Petruš is an external relations consultant with deep expertise in financial and economic policy communications. He has worked closely with top monetary policymakers as a strategic advisor to governors in the Czech Republic as well as more than a dozen low-to-middle income developing countries. He has been affiliated with the International Monetary Fund as a short-term expert for central bank communications, advising central banks across Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa to make their policies more transparent and on modernising their communications. His expertise and experience stems from an assignment as Director of Communications and later chancellor at the Czech National Bank (CNB), preceded by a career with the world’s leading news media companies, including Reuters and the Wall Street Journal. During his tenure, the Czech central bank upgraded its policy communications and brought its transparency and communication toolkit into line with global best practices. These advances helped solidify the CNB’s standing as one of the world's most transparent and best communicating central banks.

 

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Kimmo Soramäki

Founder and CEO

Financial Network Analytics

Kimmo Soamäki is the founder and CEO of Financial Network Analytics (FNA) and the founding editor-in-chief of The Journal of Network Theory in Finance. He started his career as an economist at the Bank of Finland where he developed in 1997 the first simulation model for interbank payment systems. In 2004 while at the research department of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Mr Soramäki was among the first to apply methods from network theory to improve our understanding of financial systems. During the financial crisis of 2007-2008 he advised several central banks, including the Bank of England and European Central Bank, in modelling interconnections and systemic risk. This work led him to found FNA in 2013 provide solutions to monitor the complex financial networks that play a continually larger role in the world around us. Mr Soramäki holds a Doctor of Science in Operations Research and a Master of Science in Economics (Finance), both from Aalto University in Helsinki.