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 Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait, Kuwait

    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 December 22, 2017

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    July 9, 2018-July 20, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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.

    Apply online by March 02, 2018

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    Advanced Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-A)

    Language: English

    September 10, 2018-September 21, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Apply online by May 04, 2018

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    June 18, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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 Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

    November 26, 2018-December 7, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies who are interested in more advanced finance topics than those covered in the Financial Markets Analysis course.

    Apply online by July 20, 2018

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    Securities Statistics (SS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    June 18, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials in central banks and other agencies charged with collecting and compiling securities statistics.

    Apply online by February 26, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Modeling and Forecasting Using EViews (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    July 16, 2018-July 20, 2018 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by April 23, 2018

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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 7, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers, senior lawyers, and other professionals from central banks, ministries of finance and of justice, and other agencies in emerging market countries with responsibilities related to legal aspects of relations with international financial institutions.

    Invitation

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    Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and regulatory agencies involved in financial regulation and/or financial stability analysis.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    December 9, 2018-December 20, 2018 (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.

    Invitation

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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 Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 01, 2018

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    Prudential Asset Classification and Provisioning and the IFRS (PACP)

    Language: English

    January 29, 2018-February 2, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Bank supervisors and officials responsible for managing credit risk and loan loss provisioning in countries that have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or are planning to do so.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (French)

    October 15, 2018-October 26, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 June 15, 2018

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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English

    July 16, 2018-July 27, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 and evaluation; 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.

    Apply online by June 08, 2018

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English (French)

    April 23, 2018-May 4, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 March 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (French)

    July 23, 2018-August 3, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 June 15, 2018

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    Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and other interested ministries and agencies in countries that are part of a regional integration arrangement or are exploring or planning organization of such an arrangement. Staff from intergovernmental or supranational regional organizations are also invited.

    Apply online by April 27, 2018

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English (French)

    September 24, 2018-October 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Junior to mid-level government officials, such as staff of ministries of economy, planning, and finance, treasuries, central banks, independent fiscal agencies, and other agencies involved in the analysis, design, conduct, and assessment of fiscal policy.

    Apply online by August 17, 2018

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    Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

    Language: English

    December 4, 2018-December 14, 2018 (1.8 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Bank supervisors.

    Apply online by October 26, 2018

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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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Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Debt Management in GCC Countries (DM-GCC)

English

January 14, 2018-January 18, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

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