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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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

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

    Rabat, Morocco

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English

    October 17, 2018-November 28, 2018 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

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

    Apply online by October 10, 2018

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

    Language: English

    November 19, 2018-November 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Apply online by July 15, 2018

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    November 5, 2018-November 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    August 5, 2018-August 8, 2018 (0.8 Week)

    Male, Maldives

    Maldivian government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Maldives Monetary Authority, and National Bureau of Statistics, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Portuguese)

    August 6, 2018-August 17, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English (French)

    July 2, 2018-July 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks and ministries of finance or economy who are directly involved in diagnosing the state of the macroeconomy and making projections.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    November 5, 2018-November 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 July 20, 2018

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    Budget Formulation and Good Budgeting Practices (BFBP)

    Language: English

    August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Mid level officers of Government of Nepal dealing with budgeting

    Invitation

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 21, 2018-October 25, 2018 (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 August 09, 2018

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector supervisors, and regulators of designated nonfinancial businesses and professions; financial intelligence unit officials; criminal justice officials; and other officials who must assess national money laundering and terrorist financing risks to prepare for their countries' mutual evaluations and application of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) laws.

    Apply online by July 16, 2018

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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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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, and the Department of Census and Statistics, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

    Invitation

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

    Language: English

    November 1, 2018-April 30, 2019 (25.8 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies or who are involved in policy implementation. The course is offered in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

    Apply online by April 16, 2019

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    September 10, 2018-September 18, 2018 (1.4 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    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 July 16, 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: English

    October 22, 2018-November 2, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 July 15, 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

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    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 August 03, 2018

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    August 6, 2018-August 17, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    July 2, 2018-July 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

English

September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

English

November 5, 2018-November 16, 2018

Vienna, Austria

National Accounts Statistics (NAS)

English

October 22, 2018-November 2, 2018

Vienna, Austria

Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

English

September 10, 2018-September 18, 2018

New Delhi, India