On-site banking supervision Online course

Application deadline

29 September 2023


The course is designed to provide on-site examiners from central banks and supervisory authorities with an understanding of how on-site inspections are carried out at the Deutsche Bundesbank. The course will focus on risk-based examinations as well as on common analytical and supervisory topics and techniques. In particular, supervisory experts from the Bundesbank will provide background policy information and share hands-on experience about how Pillar 2 of the Basel framework is implemented via on-site inspections (e.g. for ESG, liquidity or IT risk).. The course will include interactive sessions in which participants will be invited to give short presentations about specific aspects of on-site supervisory processes in their home country and share their experiences.


  • The Single Supervisory Mechanism (SSM) as part of the European banking union
  • Banking supervision in Germany
  • Introduction to on-site inspections
  • Inspection approach
  • Types of inspections
  • Inspection planning and organisation
  • On-site inspection process
  • Documentation and wrap-up
  • Introduction to the German qualitative regulations as laid out in the Minimum Requirements for Risk Management
  • Qualitative and quantitative supervisory regulations and review thereof
  • General risk management requirements
  • Risk management and risk-taking capacity
  • Interest rate risk in the banking book
  • ESG risk
  • Liquidity risk
  • Information technology security, IT risk, and business continuity management
  • National experience with regard to on-site inspections

Target group

This course is aimed at bank examiners and senior employees working in the banking supervision department of their central bank or supervisory authority. Basic knowledge of the current regulations under the Basel framework is essential for productive participation. Participants should be familiar with the supervisory policies and practices applied in their home country. Moreover, they will be invited to take an active part in the discussions and to make contributions regarding the on-site inspection processes in their jurisdictions.

Technical requirements

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

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