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 (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.

    Apply online by June 30, 2017

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (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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    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

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    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.

    Invitation

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    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.

    Apply online by June 30, 2017

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    Public Sector Debt Statistics (PDS)

    Language: English

    August 21, 2017-September 1, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public sector debt statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English

    August 21, 2017-September 1, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

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

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Mid- to senior-level officials from central banks and government agencies dealing with the financial sector and its regulation, giving preference to those applicants working on issues directly related to financial development and financial inclusion.

    Invitation

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    August 28, 2017-September 8, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by May 25, 2017

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

    Language: English

    August 30, 2017-October 18, 2017 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    This special offering of the FPP.2x is conducted as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It is open to all audiences. All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant to officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks, who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Apply online by August 23, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Forecasting (MF)

    Language: English

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

    Bangkok, 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.

    Apply online by June 12, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by July 28, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by July 28, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by July 28, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by July 28, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by August 04, 2017

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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.

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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.

    Apply online by June 02, 2017

  • 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

    This special offering of the FPP.1x is conducted as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It is open to all audiences. All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant to officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks, who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Apply online by September 06, 2017

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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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Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

July 3, 2017-July 14, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Monetary Policy (MP)

English

August 28, 2017-September 8, 2017

Vienna, Austria