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 Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

    January 20, 2019-January 31, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    June 16, 2019-June 27, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Manama, Bahrain

    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 May 03, 2019

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 1, 2019-December 12, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by October 18, 2019

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    International Trade in Goods and Services Statistics (ITGS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling balance of payments, international merchandise trade statistics, and/or international trade in services statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the Balance of Payments andInternational Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6).

    Apply online by August 02, 2019

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    Public Financial Management Legal Frameworks (LFPFM)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Lawyers from ministries of finance, line ministries, central banks, state audit bodies, state-owned enterprises, sovereign wealth funds, and attorneys-general offices who deal with public financial management issues. The course is designed for heads oflegal departments and senior counsels; participants should have a good understanding of the main legal issues pertaining to public financial management.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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 offinance or economy who are directly involved in diagnosing the state of the macroeconomy and making projections.

    Apply online by January 31, 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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    Introductory Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-I)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 17, 2019-February 28, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    September 8, 2019-September 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level 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 July 26, 2019

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    April 8, 2019-April 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

    Mid-level to senior officials responsible for monetary policy decision making and staff doing macroeconomic analysis and forecasting or operating macroeconomic models.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019 (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).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 10, 2019-February 21, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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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    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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    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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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior officials from ministries of finance and tax administrations whose responsibilities include: advising their ministers on tax policy issues and/or managing the tax administration. Examples of duties include: undertaking policy analysis andevaluation; drafting policy memos; drafting tax laws; managing key elements of the tax administration, such as organizational issues, strategic planning, information technology, and major operational functions.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    December 8, 2019-December 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance who monitor and assess country and regional vulnerabilities and risks.

    Apply online by October 25, 2019

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    THE IMF WORKSHOP ON DEBT SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORK in LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES and FUND POLICIES (DSM-LIC)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 6, 2019 (1.6 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    Officials in Eximbank or CDB directly involved in lending decisions (loan officers, credit risk analysts); officials in the PBoC engaged in designing swap arrangements in EMs/LICs; officials from NDRC, China Export and Credit Insurance Corp, CIDCA, andrelated agencies engaged in lending/aid; and officials in the Ministries of Commerce, Foreign Affairs, and Finance overseeing lending/aid to EMs/LICs. Officials from borrowing countries responsible for macroeconomic and fiscal/budget projections.

    Invitation

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    Financial Supervision Courses (FSV)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    January 14, 2019-January 18, 2019 (1 Week)

    Shenzhen, China

    Mid-level to senior officials from the central bank and other government agencies dealing with regulation of the financial sector. Preference is given to applicants working on issues directly related to supervision and regulation of new financialtechnologies.

    Invitation

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    Stress Testing Banks (STB)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    March 4, 2019-March 15, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Shenzhen, China

    Experienced practitioners from central banks and regulatory agencies, in particular those in supervisory and financial stability areas, including teams in charge of financial stability reports.

    Invitation

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

Arabic

March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Monetary Policy (MP)

English

April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019

Vienna, Austria

Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

English

February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019

Ebene, Mauritius