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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    Introduction to Macroeconomic Forecasting (MF)

    Language: English

    September 4, 2017-September 8, 2017 (1 Week)

    Chiang Mai, Thailand

    This two-week course, presented by the IMF Institute, is intended for mid- to senior-level officials involved in developing forecasts that are used in the design and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Models with Financial Frictions (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    September 6, 2017-September 8, 2017 (3 Days)

    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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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

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

    Algiers, Algeria

    Junior- to mid-level government officials involved in the surveillance of the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid- to senior-level officials working in the banking supervision or financial stability departments/units of central banks or banking supervisory authorities.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 11, 2017-September 15, 2017 (1 Week)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 11, 2017-September 15, 2017 (1 Week)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English (French)

    September 11, 2017-September 22, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Junior- to senior-level government officials involved in setting policy for the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and any other agencies involved in micro or macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English

    September 11, 2017-September 14, 2017 (0.8 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    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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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    September 11, 2017-September 15, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    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.

    Invitation

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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    September 11, 2017-September 15, 2017 (1 Week)

    Dalian, China

    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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    September 11, 2017-September 22, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: Arabic

    September 11, 2017-September 22, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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.

  • Financial Programming and Policies, Part 1: Macroeconomic Accounts & Analysis (FPP.1x)

    Language: French

    September 13, 2017-October 25, 2017 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies or who are involved in policy implementation. The course is offered in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    September 18, 2017-September 26, 2017 (1.4 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior- to mid-level government officials involved in the surveillance of the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight.

    Invitation

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    September 18, 2017-September 22, 2017 (1 Week)

    Dar es salaam, Tanzania

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

    Invitation

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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    September 18, 2017-September 22, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Government officials (compilers and intensive users) who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile government finance statistics (GFS) and public sector debt statistics (PSDS).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    September 18, 2017-September 22, 2017 (1 Week)

    Mexico City, Mexico

    The course is targeted to staff economists involved in developing macro-econometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Invitation

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    September 25, 2017-October 6, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior- to mid-level government officials involved in the surveillance of the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

English

November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Macroeconomic Diagnostics- **Cancelled** (MDS)

English

November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017

Tbilisi, Georgia

Inclusive Growth (IG)

English

January 15, 2018-January 26, 2018

Singapore, Singapore