• Introduction to foreign exchangeicon Public sector 40

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    Event description

    This workshop will provide attendees with an overview of the foreign exchange market, an introduction to basic conventions and terminology, consider the impact of FX risk in the procurement process and discuss the role of Western Australian Treasury Corporation (WATC) in assisting agencies. Presented by WATC.

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    Audience

    This session is designed for Public Sector employees who have some procurement experience.

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    Topics included

    • Who is WATC
    • Foreign Exchange Services
    • Fundamentals of Foreign Exchange
    • Foreign Exchange market concepts
    • Why does Foreign Exchange risk within procurement matter?
    • Identifying Foreign Exchange exposures
    • Evaluation impacts
    • Managing Foreign Exchange risk within procurement and contract management
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    Details

    Cost: Free
    Time: TBC
    Location: TBC
    Pre-requisites: None
    What to bring: TBC

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    Registration

    Register your interest for future sessions with a quick email to: ProcEducation@finance.wa.gov.au.

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    Enquiries

    Procurement Capability and Development
    (08) 6551 1300
    proceducation@finance.wa.gov.au

    Regions

    For staff attached to regional agencies, please indicate your interest in information or regional training sessions and opportunities by email: regionalprocurement@finance.wa.gov.au.