The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) launched an issuers programme meant to equip and mentor potential issuers in the country through an all paid programme.
In a statement the ZSE said, “The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange Limited is pleased to announce the launch of the Prospective Issuers Training Programme. The Prospective issuers training programme was officially launched today (09 February 2024) by the ZSE CEO, Mr Justin Bgoni.”
According to the ZSE, the prospective issuers training programme is a structured initiative created to provide advice, support, and mentorship to potential issuers interested in entering the capital markets through an initial public offering (IPO) or other listing methods.
It is one of the ZSE’s strategic initiatives to promote listings and the chosen candidates will receive the course at no cost.
“The structure of the program entails practical sessions to ensure that companies receive comprehensive guidance and support throughout the listing process,” the statement read.
The training program will be administered by industry experts within the capital markets ecosystem covering the following key areas; listing process, listing requirements, compliance obligations and market dynamics, guidance on navigating listing challenges, financial and integrated reporting and corporate governance among others.
ZSE went on to say, “The training will encompass practical workshops where executive directors will attend. The program is structured in three sessions running for three months.”
The training will encompass practical workshops where executive directors will attend and the program is structured in three sessions running for three months.
“Prospective Issuers interested in applying for the programme, will apply via the web portal www.events.zse.co.zw
Applications are open from 09 February 2024 and will close on 08 March 2024. The successful applicants will be communicated to after completion of the selection process,” it concluded.