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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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 22, 2017-October 26, 2017 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid- to senior-level officials in ministries of finance, treasuries, debt management offices, ministries of economy, or financial planning divisions in line ministries.

    Apply online by September 08, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: French

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Junior- to senior-level officials interested in the analysis of fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Apply online by June 16, 2017

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English

    October 23, 2017-October 27, 2017 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Legal drafters, policy makers, financial sector supervisors, and regulators of designated non-financial businesses and professions; financial intelligence unit (FIU) officials; criminal justice officials; other government officials involved inundertaking national money laundering and terrorist financing risk assessments, preparing for their countries' mutual evaluations and the implementation of anti-money laundering (AML) and combating the financing of terrorism (CFT) laws.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior- to senior-level government officials involved in setting policy for the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and any other agencies involved in micro or macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by July 14, 2017

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Russian)

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 August 04, 2017

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    Econometrics for Macroeconomists Using Stata (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    October 30, 2017-November 3, 2017 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by August 07, 2017

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    Monetary Policy and Monetary Operations (MPO)

    Language: English

    October 30, 2017-November 3, 2017 (1 Week)

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy-making.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English (Spanish)

    October 30, 2017-November 10, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Junior- to senior-level government officials involved in setting policy for the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and any other agencies involved in micro or macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by August 07, 2017

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    October 30, 2017-November 3, 2017 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials working in the banking supervision or financial stability departments/units of central banks or banking supervisory authorities.

    Invitation

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

    Language: Russian

    November 1, 2017-December 13, 2017 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    This special offering of the FPP.1x is conducted as a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC). It is open to all audiences. All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant to officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks, who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Apply online by October 25, 2017

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 5, 2017-November 9, 2017 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior central bank staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, internal control, legal, or reserve management operations, or serving on a board or committee covering the oversight of audit, investment, or financial reporting activities.

    Invitation

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    Tools and Policies for Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Post-session

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Junior to mid-level senior officials from emerging markets and low income countries interested in understanding and analyzing the implementation of monetary policy and its interaction with rest of the economy.

    Apply online by June 09, 2017

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: Spanish

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Guatemala City, Guatemala

    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.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English (French)

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Junior to mid-level government officials involved in fiscal policy design and monitoring, specifically including the staff of the ministry of finance, ministry of economy, central bank, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by September 29, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Tbilisi, Georgia

    Mid-to-senior level 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.

    Apply online by September 29, 2017

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    Financial Programming and Policies-Inflation Targeting (FPP-IT)

    Language: Spanish

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Senior officials from central banks and ministries of finance and the economy who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policy or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Apply online by June 30, 2017

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    Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

    Language: English (English)

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Bank supervisors.

    Apply online by September 29, 2017

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    External Debt Statistics (EDS)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility is the compilation of external debt statistics.

    Apply online by June 30, 2017

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (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 26, 2017

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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Invitation

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Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

July 3, 2017-July 14, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Monetary Policy (MP)

English

August 28, 2017-September 8, 2017

Vienna, Austria