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About the course

Are you about to select a new TMS? If yes, STOP! You and your team need to attend this course first.

This is an essential step-by-step guide for anybody who is about to select or re-select a treasury system and needs to fully comprehend the processes, considerations and complications involved.

We will take you right from selection through to implementation, to ongoing project management.Get a checklist of all the things that you need to consider, a complete picture of the systems available to you, and the main “dos” and “don’ts”.

Selecting and implementing a new system is a costly and time consuming process – you cannot afford to be under prepared or under informed.

Take this course to save you and your team time, money and resources.

Run by a leading expert with over 20 years experience with treasury systems, this course is ideal for treasury personnel, IT professionals and other support staff who are responsible for or have to work with treasury systems.

What you will learn

  • Save you and your team time, money and resources
  • Get a step-by-step checklist
  • Key “dos” and “don’ts”
  • Streamline the selection process
  • Effective project management
  • Realistic time scales and goals
  • Involving IT and other key stakeholders


Day 1 – Getting started

Identifying the need

  • Reviewing treasury policies, practices and procedures
  • Reviewing the current use of technology in and around treasury
  • Critical success factors

Getting started

  • Management commitment
  • Budget and project sponsorship
  • Forming a project team
  • The requirements definition
  • Project management

The selection project – Part 1

  • Initial market research
  • Supplier short-list
  • RFIs and initial meetings
  • First round demos
  • How to reach a final short-list


  • Exercise surrounding the restructuring of a group treasury function

Day 2 - Selection and implementation

The selection project – Part 2

  • RFP
  • Second round demos
  • Scoring matrix
  • Pricing structures and negotiations
  • Final selection and contract
  • Critical success factors
  • Some dos and don’ts

TMS suppliers

  • The ongoing supplier relationship
  • The systems available today


  • The project plan
  • Building the team
  • What it means to treasury
  • Involving IT
  • The impact on others
  • Working with the supplier
  • Realistic timescales and goals
  • Resource issues
  • Parallel running
  • UAT and Sign-off
  • Critical success factors

Project management

  • How to be an effective project manager

Who should attend

Treasury teams who are considering a new TMS IT professionals and other support staff who are responsible for, or have to work with, treasury systems

Trust the experts

Ken Lillie

Ken has over twenty years experience of providing treasury consultancy, working for companies and organisations in Europe, USA, Middle East and South Africa and ten years previous experience in corporate treasury. Ken is a fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers in the UK and sits on th...


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