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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    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.

    Apply online by September 01, 2017

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Apply online by December 22, 2017

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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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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior officials from ministries of finance and tax administrations whose responsibilities include advising ministers on tax policy issues or managing tax administration. Their duties are likely to include policy analysis and evaluation; drafting policy memos; drafting tax laws; and in tax administration managing organizational issues, strategic planning, information technology, and other major operational functions.

    Apply online by December 29, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Russian)

    February 12, 2018-February 23, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 October 16, 2017

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 January 19, 2018

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English

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

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Apply online by October 06, 2017

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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.

    Invitation

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Apply online by October 13, 2017

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    Selected Issues in Fiscal Law and Governance (FLG)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Lawyers from ministries and finance or other government agencies concerned with the legal aspects of fiscal policy making.

    Invitation

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    Peer-to-Peer Workshop on Modernizing Monetary Policy Frameworks (MP-CT)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 21, 2018 (0.6 Week)

    Jakarta, Indonesia

    Government Officials from specific countries.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    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 November 20, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Apply online by November 20, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by October 20, 2017

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    March 25, 2018-April 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks and government agencies dealing with regulation of the financial sector. Preference is given to applicants working on issues directly related to financial development and inclusion.

    Invitation

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    March 26, 2018-April 6, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

    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 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 1, 2018-April 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 February 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Apply online by December 04, 2017

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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.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Apply online by November 03, 2017

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Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

English

September 11, 2017-September 22, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

English

October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017

Vienna, Austria

Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

September 25, 2017-September 29, 2017

New Delhi, India