GBOT EDGE is the knowledge and education initiative of GBOT titled “Empowerment & Development through ‘Global financial markets’ Education” (EDGE) that endeavors to empower and develop the knowledge and skills of market participants in Mauritius, Mainland Africa, Middle East and Asia.
Objectives of GBOT EDGE
- Capacity building – Creation of financial market talent in order to
ensure sustainable market development that would attract global
organizations to set up operations in the emerging economies and strengthen
- Skill Development – Enhancement of business oriented skills of personnel
who have a financial market background through either education or
employment through the introduction of application oriented financial market
- Financial Market Awareness Creation – Impart knowledge and awareness to
the various sectors of the business community in order to take advantage of
the new age financial market tools and techniques that would enable price
discovery of African and Global products and equip market participants with
risk mitigation and trading methodologies.
- Network facilitation – GBOT EDGE would create a platform for the business
communities to engage and interact through the various forums, seminars,
dialogues and workshops organized.
- Business engagement and collaboration – Through a multi pronged GBOT EDGE
alliance strategy, GBOT is open to collaborate with organizations willing to
contribute to the EDGE Objectives and also leverage from the same.
Launch of GBOT EDGE Initiative
GBOT launched its EDGE initiative on the 4th of May in Mauritius. The initiative was launched by Mr. Rundheersing Bheenick, Governor, Bank of Mauritius in the presence of over a 100 business leaders from Mauritius comprising of eminent dignitaries, leading export houses, financial markets participants and media.
United by a firm belief in this initiative, Mauritius Exporters Association (MEXA) and Enterprise Mauritius (EM) had partnered with GBOT for the inaugural event of GBOT EDGE.
In partnership with the leading industry associations of Mauritius, GBOT organizes weekly business workshops that equip the participants with application of new age financial market risk mitigation techniques. The workshops that are offered at no cost are attended by C Level executives and financial controllers of various organizations.