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

Macroeconomic 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.

Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

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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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Russian)

    September 30, 2019-October 11, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials at central banks and supervisory agencies for the financial sector who are involved in the collection, compilation, and analysis of financial soundness indicators.

    Apply online by June 03, 2019

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

    October 21, 2019-November 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to senior government officials engaged in setting policy for the financial sector, particularly the staff of central banks, financial regulators, and any other agencies involved in micro- or macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by June 24, 2019

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    July 22, 2019-August 2, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to mid-level government officials tasked with surveillance of the financial sector, especially staff of the central bank, financial regulators, and other agencies that engage in macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by March 25, 2019

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    July 22, 2019-August 2, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to senior officials with some intermediate fiscal background who are interested in understanding and applying fiscal sustainability analysis and how it may relate to the country-specific macrofiscal environment.

    Apply online by March 25, 2019

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    December 9, 2019-December 20, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to senior officials with some intermediate fiscal background who are interested in understanding and applying fiscal sustainability analysis and how it may relate to the country-specific macrofiscal environment.

    Apply online by August 12, 2019

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    October 21, 2019-November 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by June 24, 2019

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    September 30, 2019-October 11, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials who use Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models in the macroeconomic analysis of monetary and fiscal policy issues.

    Apply online by June 03, 2019

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 7, 2019-October 18, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

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

    Apply online by August 30, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 14, 2019-April 25, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by March 01, 2019

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 20, 2019-October 24, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by September 06, 2019

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 3, 2019-November 7, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 overseeing audit, investment, or financial reportingactivities.

    Apply online by September 20, 2019

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    September 22, 2019-September 26, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Apply online by August 09, 2019

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    Reforming Fuel Subsidies (RFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 28, 2019-May 2, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials at ministries of finance, other ministries, and government agencies involved in setting fuel prices or fuel subsidy policy.

    Apply online by March 15, 2019

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    October 6, 2019-October 17, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Apply online by August 23, 2019

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    Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 17, 2019-November 21, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior bank supervisors and regulators working in the supervision and regulation departments of central banks and agencies charged with supervising banks.

    Apply online by October 04, 2019

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 27, 2019-November 7, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to senior officials with some intermediate fiscal background who are interested in understanding and applying fiscal sustainability analysis and how it may relate to the country-specific macrofiscal environment.

    Apply online by September 13, 2019

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    Exchange Rate Economics (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    May 6, 2019-May 10, 2019 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by February 11, 2019

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    Advanced Forecasting Methods (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    September 9, 2019-September 11, 2019 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by June 17, 2019

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

    Language: English

    August 12, 2019-August 16, 2019 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by May 20, 2019

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    Econometrics for Macroeconomists Using Stata (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    October 28, 2019-November 1, 2019 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by August 05, 2019

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    Macroeconometric Modeling and Forecasting Using EViews (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    July 15, 2019-July 19, 2019 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by April 22, 2019

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Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

English

March 18, 2019-March 22, 2019

Singapore, Singapore