IMF Institute for Capacity Development - Training Programs

Financial Sector Policies

Financial Sector

These courses provide the basic finance to assess benefits and costs of financial instruments, institutions, and markets in a macroeconomic context. The focus is on risks and mitigating policies.

Fiscal Policy

Fiscal Policy

These courses provide a comprehensive analytical framework to understand and assess public finance choices and covers macro-fiscal issues, including revenue and expenditure policies; fiscal frameworks, institutions, and rules; and fiscal sustainability.

General Macroeconomics Analysis

General Macroeconomics

The General Macroeconomic Analysis courses are designed to equip officials with the ability to interpret macroeconomic developments using various techniques and apply analysis to policy formation and forecasting.

Legal Issues

Legal Issues

These courses are presented by IMF’s Legal Department and topics include legal aspects of central banking and financial institutions, fiscal and tax law design, and anti-money laundering.

Macroeconomic Statistics

Macroeconomics Statistics

These courses are presented by IMF’s Statistics Department and topics include macroeconomic statistics covering national accounts, prices, money and financial sector, balance of payments, financial soundness, and government finance.

Monetary and Financial Sector

Monetary and Financial Sector

The topic is presented by the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department and includes courses on banking supervision, stress testing, financial regulation, and macro-financial risk analysis.

Monetary, Exchange Rate and Capital Account Policies

Exchange Rate

These courses share concepts, tools, models and good practices underlying monetary, exchange rate and capital-account policies to promote macroeconomic and financial stability.

Safeguards Assessments

Safegaurds Assessment

These courses are presented by IMF’s Finance Department and topics include assessment of central bank governance, transparency, and accountability to strengthen the safeguards framework at central banks.

Specialized Fiscal Issues

Specialized Fiscal Issues

These courses are presented by IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department and topics include tax policy and administration, expenditure policy, public financial management, strengthening fiscal institutions and managing risks, and medium term budgetary framework.

Special Topics

Special Topics

The other courses cover issues which have recently gained prominence, including energy subsidies, inclusive growth, managing natural resources, regional integration, and vulnerability diagnostics.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English (French)

    July 3, 2017-July 14, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-to-senior level officials in central banks and ministries of finance or economy who are directly involved in diagnosing the state of the macro-economy and making projections.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English

    July 3, 2017-July 7, 2017 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    July 3, 2017-July 14, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior- to mid- level career officials involved in exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: French

    July 10, 2017-July 21, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling international investment position and/or external debt statistics, as well as Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS) or Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS) data.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconometric Modeling and Forecasting Using EViews (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    July 10, 2017-July 14, 2017 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials, primarily in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English

    July 10, 2017-July 14, 2017 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials in ministries of finance, treasuries, debt management offices, ministries of economy, or financial planning divisions in line ministries.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting (FAF)

    Language: English

    July 10, 2017-July 21, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Junior officials from both ministries of finance and/or central banks who would benefit from a broader understanding of the macroeconomic dimensions of fiscal policy issues.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    July 10, 2017-July 21, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    July 17, 2017-July 28, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior- to senior-level officials with some intermediate fiscal background, who are interested in understanding and applying a fiscal sustainability analysis and its applications in the context of country-specific macro-fiscal environments.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

    July 17, 2017-July 28, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid- to senior-level officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies who are interest in more advanced finance topics than those offered in the Financial Markets Analysis course.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    July 17, 2017-July 28, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in economic and strategic planning, as well as in monitoring and evaluating policy strategies aimed at reducing poverty and inequality, and improving job creation.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English (French)

    July 17, 2017-July 21, 2017 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Senior central bank staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, internal control, legal, or reserve management operations, or serving on a board or committee covering the oversight of audit, investment, or financialreporting activities.

    Invitation

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    External Sector Statistics (ESS)

    Language: English

    July 24, 2017-July 28, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Officials responsible for compiling and using balance of payments and international investment position (IIP) statistics. This is an intermediate course; and it requires a basic knowledge of the methodology and concepts underlying balance of paymentsand the IIP.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    July 24, 2017-August 4, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Junior- to mid-level policymakers in central banks and finance ministries who have policy responsibilities related to capital account management. No prior knowledge of the material is required.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Implementing the International AMLCFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English

    July 31, 2017-August 4, 2017 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector supervisors, and regulators of designated non-financial businesses and professions; financial intelligence unit (FIU) officials; criminal justice officials; other government officials involved inundertaking national money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessments, preparing for their countries' mutual evaluations and the implementation of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) laws.

    Invitation

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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    July 31, 2017-August 11, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Experienced compilers of Consumer Price Indexes (CPIs), Producer Price Indexes (PPIs), or Export-Import Price Indexes (XMPIs).

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (French)

    August 7, 2017-August 18, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Officials from ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or central banks, who advise on or help implement macroeconomic and financial policies.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Forecasting (MFA)

    Language: English

    August 7, 2017-August 18, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Government officials involved in developing macro-econometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design, and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Cancelled -- Energy Subsidy Reform (ESR)

    Language: English

    August 14, 2017-August 16, 2017 (0.6 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid- to senior-level officials at the Ministry of Finance or other ministries or government agencies (e.g., Ministry of Energy; Ministry for Social protection) involved in the determination of energy prices and reform strategies.

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    Canceled - Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    August 14, 2017-August 25, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior- to senior-level officials with some intermediate fiscal background, who are interested in understanding and applying a fiscal sustainability analysis and its applications in the context of country-specific macro-fiscal environments.

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    Formulation, Estimation, and Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    August 14, 2017-August 18, 2017 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

English

September 24, 2017-September 28, 2017

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

English

September 10, 2017-September 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

English

September 10, 2017-September 21, 2017

Algiers, Algeria

Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

French

December 4, 2017-December 15, 2017

Washington, D.C., United States

Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

English

October 9, 2017-October 20, 2017

Vienna, Austria