Cash management – strategy, branch operations and combating counterfeit money

Deadline for application

26 January 2024


Participants will learn about modern central bank cash management methods. The whole scope of tasks of a modern central bank in the field of cash management will be presented and discussed – from an international view to a close-up look at how the Bundesbank conducts its business. Participants will be expected to take an active part in discussions and to exchange their opinions and views during the course as well as give a short presentation about their own tasks or a special topic relating to cash management. 


  • The role of the Bundesbank in the cash cycle
  • Issuance policy for banknotes and coins, cash requirement planning
  • IT applications for cash management in use at the Bundesbank
  • Outstanding IT solutions
  • Automation of cash processing
  • The Bundesbank’s new branch
  • Modern cash centre design: architecture and controlling
  • External cash recycling
  • The NAC: combating counterfeit money and damaged money
  • Visit to the Bundesbank’s Mainz branch

Target group

The course is designed for mid-level and senior employees involved in issuing and processing banknotes and coins or in dealing with counterfeit money as well as for executives and managers heading groups, sections or divisions in the cash department. Participants should have a sound background in cash management and be willing to talk about their area of responsibility.

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