Regional GCash Training – Clark Freeport Zone – Aug 23, 2012



We are inviting you to participate in Mobile Phone Banking Accreditation
Training and become part of the increasing number of GCASH partner rural
banks offering mobile phone banking services to their clients and enjoy
the benefits to earn additional fee-based income from GCASH transactions,
cost savings in mobile payment and increase deposit level through mobile
phone banking services. Through Rural Bankers Research and Development
Foundation, Inc. (RBRDFI) together with RBAP’s Microenterprise Access to
Banking Services (MABS) Program and G-Xchange, Inc. (GXI), subsidiary
company of Globe Telecom the accreditation training will be conducted on
August 23, 2012 at Hotel Stotsenberg, Clark Freeport Zone, Pampanga.

GCASH is an electronic money platform of Globe Telecom that turns your
cellphone into an electronic wallet. With GCash, Globe and Touch Mobile
subscribers can perform mobile phone banking functions such as deposit,
withdraw, remittance (local and abroad) and other mobile payments through
the use of mobile phone. Rural banks can also offer payroll services and
provide their clients with a PowerPay+ card, an ATM/debit card that is
linked to their GCash wallet. For more information about G-Cash, PowerPay+
and other mobile phone banking services, please visit Globe and RBAP’s
websites at and

This training-workshop focuses on the following objectives:

1)	Accreditation Training – Interested rural banks planning to obtain
accreditation to offer cash-in and cash-out services will be assisted by
RBAP in the process of getting certification from the BSP as a bank
authorized to offer mobile phone banking services utilizing the GCash
Platform. During the training, participants will be provided a complete
set of accreditation kit and will be guided in the process of GCash
accreditation. Note that banks will still need to get a “No Objection”
letter from the Supervision and Examination Sector of the BSP before they
can complete the accreditation process. We will include a proforma letter
to the BSP in the training kit for the banks to use to facilitate their

2)	Refresher Course – The course will also serve as refresher course for
previously accredited rural banks who are interested in expanding and
receiving an update on the latest mobile phone banking services as well as
to learn some of the “tricks of the trade” from examples of successful
banks and their clients who are now regularly using mobile phone banking

3)	Implementation Training – The course will also provide a how-to
step-by-step guide for banks that plan to initiate GCash and mobile phone
banking services.

4)	Operations and Procedures Manual – The training will also equip the
rural banks with the Mobile Phone Banking Manuals and required bank
procedures, which have been reviewed and approved by the BSP. These
procedures fulfill the BSP electronic banking requirements

Rural banks that wish to attend the training must meet only two (2)
•	CAMELS rating of at least 3.0
•	No major exceptions noted in the latest BSP examination

The training is designed for senior officers (from Marketing,
Compliance/Audit Dept, and/or Operations) that are in the position to
cascade this training and facilitate the implementation of recommended
procedures within the bank. Each bank is allowed to send up to 3
participants. Please note that the training will be limited to the first
40 participants who register for the course. Additional slots may be
available and are subject to space availability on a first come, first
serve basis.

The training fee is P1,800.00 per participant inclusive of materials, food
and venue. However, for those who register and pay at least a day before
the event, the early bird fee is reduced to P1,600.00 per participant.
Note that there is a minimum of twenty (20) participants in order to hold
this event. Should we be unable to meet the minimum number of
participants, you will be notified at least two days before that the
course will be moved to a later date. Please deposit your payment to the
RBRDFI Account No. 0012-1046-26 at Landbank, Intramuros, Manila Branch and
fax a copy of the deposit slip along with your confirmation to RBAP at
(02) 527-2980 or to MABS Office at (02) 400-4561 (Manila).

Attached are the training agenda for your advance information and the
confirmation sheet for your reservation. Should you have any questions,
please feel free to contact Mr. Ace Calang/ Ms. Grace Dimapilis of RBRDFI
at (02) 527-2968 to 69 or Ms. Roselle Hernandez of MABS-Manila Office at
(02) 400-0971 or 0917-545-6227.

Thank you for your support and interest in this important training event.

Download the Confirmation Sheet in PDF