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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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (French)

    October 16, 2017-October 27, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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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    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 member country ministries of finance and tax authorities involved with legal aspects of tax policy making or tax administration.

    Invitation

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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. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Invitation

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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

    May 21, 2018-May 25, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Experienced compilers of consumer price indexes (CPIs), producer price indexes (PPIs), or export-import price indexes (XMPIs).

    Invitation

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    Financial Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies who are interested in more advanced finance topics than those covered in the Financial Markets Analysis course.

    Apply online by November 10, 2017

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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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    Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and regulatory agencies involved in financial regulation and/or financial stability analysis.

    Apply online by October 27, 2017

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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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    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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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 February 16, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by May 25, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (French)

    July 23, 2018-August 3, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 June 15, 2018

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English (French)

    April 23, 2018-May 4, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 March 16, 2018

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English (French)

    August 20, 2018-August 31, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 13, 2018

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    Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and other interested ministries and agencies in countries that are part of a regional integration arrangement or are exploring or planning organization of such an arrangement. Staff from intergovernmental or supranational regional organizations are also invited.

    Apply online by April 27, 2018

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English (French)

    September 24, 2018-October 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Junior to mid-level government officials, such as staff of ministries of economy, planning, and finance, treasuries, central banks, independent fiscal agencies, and other agencies involved in the analysis, design, conduct, and assessment of fiscal policy.

    Apply online by August 17, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (French)

    April 9, 2018-April 20, 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 March 02, 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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    Financial Market Infrastructures and Fintech (FMIF)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials working in the payment systems oversight and finance and technology (fintech) departments of central banks and in positions with similar responsibilities.

    Apply online by November 24, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 8, 2017-October 19, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    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.

    Apply online by October 23, 2017

Locations

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Monetary and Financial Statistics - Advanced (MFS-A)

English

December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

English

December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017

Muscat, Oman

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

Arabic

October 18, 2017-November 29, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Singapore, Singapore

Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

English

March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018

Singapore, Singapore