Central bank governance Online course

Application deadline

28 October 2022


The integrity and credibility of public institutions have recently become increasingly important issues. Central banks, in particular, are frequently in the public eye on account of their independence. This course is designed to provide an insight into the Bundesbank’s tools and rules for good governance.


  • Basics of corporate governance
  • Codes of conduct
    • Code of conduct for board members
    • Employee trading and insider regime
    • Gifts and benefits, speeches and lectures
  • Preventing corruption
  • Internal communication
  • Financial controlling (cost accounting and budgeting)
  • Analytical and automated procedures for assessing headcount
  • Project organisation and control policy 
  • Strategic aspects of HR work
  • Strategic planning
  • Operational risk management
  • The third line of defense: trends in internal auditing from a central bank perspective

Target group

The course is aimed at central bank staff members who are involved in interdisciplinary tasks and the preparation of strategic decisions.

Technical requirements

Computer with microphone, camera, speakers or headphones; an up-to-date internet browser.

Online application

Please apply online by clicking on the registration button within the application period. 

Registration deadline: 28. October 2022, 23:59 p.m.