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 (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 October 26, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by June 29, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Government officials involved in developing macroeconometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design, and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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 March 02, 2018

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    February 26, 2018-March 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English

    May 2, 2018-June 13, 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. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by April 25, 2018

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

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

    Apply online by August 03, 2018

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    January 29, 2018-February 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

    January 15, 2018-January 19, 2018 (1 Week)

    Delhi, India

    Government of India officials (compilers and intensive users) who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile price statistics, such as the consumer price index (CPI) and the producer price index (PPI).

    Invitation

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    Specifying, Solving, and Estimating DSGE Models: An Introduction (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018 (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 and evaluation; 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 3, 2018-September 14, 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.

    Invitation

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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.

    Apply online by March 12, 2018

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    Workshop on Corporate and Household Insolvency (CHI)

    Language: English

    July 30, 2018-August 1, 2018 (0.6 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Senior policy makers responsible for the design or implementation of corporate and household insolvency legislation and related issues.

    Invitation

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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.

    Apply online by September 21, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 3, 2018-September 14, 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.

    Apply online by July 27, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    June 25, 2018-July 6, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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.

    Invitation

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Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

English

April 16, 2018-April 27, 2018

Vienna, Austria