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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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 December 29, 2017

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    Formulation, Estimation, and Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by May 21, 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.

    Apply online by April 16, 2018

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English

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

    New Delhi, India

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Invitation

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    Government Finance Statistics - Advanced (GFS-A)

    Language: English

    June 11, 2018-June 22, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility for at least three years has been compiling GFS and who are regularly faced with complex GFS methodological issues, as those described below.

    Invitation

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    Growth Policy Design (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    July 23, 2018-July 25, 2018 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by April 30, 2018

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    High-Frequency Indicators of Economic Activity (IEA)

    Language: English (French)

    November 12, 2018-November 16, 2018 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Officials responsible for compiling short-term or monthly economic indicators in central banks and statistical offices.

    Apply online by October 05, 2018

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 8, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Invitation

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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 August 10, 2018

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    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 October 19, 2018

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    May 21, 2018-June 1, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 December 29, 2017

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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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    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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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 2, 2018-April 6, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers, senior lawyers, and/or other professionals from central banks, ministries of finance, ministries of justice, and other agencies in emerging market member countries with responsibilities involving legal aspects of members' relations withinternational financial institutions

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Asia-Pacific Region (TLWD)

    Language: English

    May 28, 2018-June 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers from ministries of finance or tax authorities responsible for legal aspects of fiscal policy making. The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

    Invitation

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Middle East (TLWD)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 28, 2018-February 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Lawyers from ministries of finance or tax authorities responsible for legal aspects of fiscal policy making. The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Framework for Central Banking (CBLF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 30, 2018-May 4, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Central bank and ministry of finance lawyers dealing with monetary legal issues. The course is targeted at senior counsels; participants should have a solid understanding of the primary legal issues related to central banking and monetary institutional arrangements.

    Apply online by February 05, 2018

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    March 11, 2018-March 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Apply online by May 04, 2018

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 2, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Invitation

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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