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

    Language: Spanish

    February 28, 2018-April 11, 2018 (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.

    Apply online by February 21, 2018

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    March 4, 2018-March 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Invitation

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2018-March 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level senior officials from emerging markets and low-income countries interested in understanding and analyzing the conduct of monetary policy and its interaction with the rest of the economy.

    Apply online by December 21, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by December 15, 2017

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    Specifying, Solving, and Estimating DSGE Models: An Introduction (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    March 5, 2018-March 9, 2018 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by December 11, 2017

  • Financial Programming and Policies, Part 2: Program Design (FPP.2x)

    Language: English

    March 7, 2018-April 25, 2018 (7 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 in central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in conducting policy. The course is offered in English and French.

    Apply online by February 28, 2018

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    March 11, 2018-March 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Apply online by May 04, 2018

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    Selected Issues in Fiscal Law and Governance (FLG)

    Language: English

    March 12, 2018-March 16, 2018 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid - to senior - level lawyers and other officials from ministries of finance or other government agencies concerned with the legal aspects of fiscal policy making.

    Invitation

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English

    March 12, 2018-March 16, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries (MRCx)

    Language: English

    March 14, 2018-May 2, 2018 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course should be particularly useful for officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies involved in the design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs). The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by March 07, 2018

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (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 December 20, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Russian)

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

    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 February 09, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    March 25, 2018-April 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks and government agencies dealing with regulation of the financial sector. Preference is given to applicants working on issues directly related to financial development and inclusion.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English (French)

    March 26, 2018-April 6, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 February 16, 2018

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    Energy Subsidy Reform (ESRx)

    Language: English

    March 28, 2018-April 25, 2018 (4 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. Officials in finance, economy, and planning ministries who provide advice on macroeconomic policies or implement policy should find the course particularly beneficial. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by March 21, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 1, 2018-April 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies tasked with design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs).

    Apply online by February 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 December 18, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 December 12, 2017

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Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States

Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018

Singapore, Singapore