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.

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 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 2, 2018-December 13, 2018 (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 September 23, 2018

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    Canceled - Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials who use Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models in the macroeconomic analysis of monetary and fiscal policy issues.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: French

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by August 24, 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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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Asuncion, Paraguay

    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.

    Invitation

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 August 24, 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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    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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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to senior officials with some intermediate fiscal background who are interested in understanding and applying fiscal sustainability analysis and how it may relate to the country-specific macrofiscal environment.

    Apply online by September 26, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

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

    New Delhi, India

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

    Invitation

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    December 12, 2018-December 21, 2018 (1.6 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    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 October 26, 2018

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    January 14, 2019-January 25, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 fiscalpolicy.

    Apply online by September 28, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by December 07, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by October 05, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by December 14, 2018

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Russian)

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials whose main responsibility is the compilation of balance of payments and/or international investment position (IIP) statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments andInternational Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

    Apply online by October 05, 2018

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    Financial Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 October 05, 2018

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 3, 2019-February 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Apply online by December 21, 2018

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

English

August 29, 2018-October 17, 2018

Course Conducted Online, United States