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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    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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    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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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    September 18, 2017-September 29, 2017 (2 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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    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.

    Apply online by July 30, 2017

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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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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials, primarily 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary and Financial Statistics - Advanced (MFS-A)

    Language: French

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Central bank officials responsible for the compilation of monetary statistics.

    Invitation

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    Public Investment (PI)

    Language: English

    September 25, 2017-September 29, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    This course is intended to help government officials meet the challenges of financing public infrastructure needs within a sound fiscal framework.

    Apply online by August 11, 2017

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

    Language: Arabic

    October 4, 2017-November 15, 2017 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. Participation is free of charge, and there are no limits on the number of participants per country or agency. 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. This offering is in Arabic.

    Apply online by September 27, 2017

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 8, 2017-October 19, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by August 25, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 8, 2017-October 19, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior- to senior-level officials interested in the analysis of fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Apply online by August 25, 2017

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    October 9, 2017-October 20, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English

    October 9, 2017-October 13, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Apply online by August 25, 2017

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    October 9, 2017-October 20, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

    Apply online by July 05, 2017

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    Current Issuesin Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

    Language: English

    October 9, 2017-October 13, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Mid to senior-level bank supervisors and regulators working in banking supervision and regulation departments of central banks and/or banking supervisory agencies.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English

    October 11, 2017-November 22, 2017 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant to 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. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by October 04, 2017

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 15, 2017-October 26, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Apply online by September 01, 2017

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    October 16, 2017-October 27, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance, involved in monitoring and assessing vulnerabilities and risks at the country and regional levels.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    International Data Standards in Country OpenData Platforms (IDS)

    Language: French

    October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Country data correspondents and officials whose main responsibility is dissemination of national statistics.

    Invitation

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    Strengthening Fiscal Institutions and Managing Fiscal Risks (SFR)

    Language: Spanish (English)

    October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

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

    Apply online by July 24, 2017

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (French)

    October 16, 2017-October 27, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in economic and strategic planning, as well as in monitoring and evaluating policy strategies aimed at reducing poverty and inequality, and improving job creation.

    Apply online by September 08, 2017

Locations

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External Debt Statistics (EDS)

English

November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017

Washington, D.C., United States

Financial Programming and Policies-Inflation Targeting (FPP-IT)

Spanish

November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017

Washington, D.C., United States

Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

English

August 14, 2017-August 25, 2017

New Delhi, India