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

Macroeconomic 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.

Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

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

    August 26, 2019-September 6, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 April 26, 2019

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English (French)

    August 26, 2019-September 6, 2019 (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 19, 2019

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    Financial Programming and Policies, Part 2: Program Design (FPP.2x)

    Language: English (English)

    August 28, 2019-October 16, 2019 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and in central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in conducting policy. The course is offered in English and French.

    Apply online by August 21, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    September 2, 2019-September 13, 2019 (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 April 05, 2019

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    Statistics on International Trade in Goods and Services (ITGS)

    Language: English

    September 2, 2019-September 6, 2019 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Apply online by April 05, 2019

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    September 8, 2019-September 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by July 26, 2019

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    September 8, 2019-September 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level 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 July 26, 2019

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    Advanced Forecasting Methods (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    September 9, 2019-September 11, 2019 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by June 17, 2019

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    International Trade in Goods and Services Statistics (ITGS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 15, 2019-September 19, 2019 (1 Week)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling balance of payments, international merchandise trade statistics, and/or international trade in services statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the Balance of Payments andInternational Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6).

    Apply online by August 02, 2019

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Russian)

    September 16, 2019-September 27, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by May 20, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    September 16, 2019-September 27, 2019 (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 May 20, 2019

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    September 22, 2019-September 26, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by August 09, 2019

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 22, 2019-September 26, 2019 (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 moneylaundering 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.

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English

    September 23, 2019-September 27, 2019 (1 Week)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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 May 17, 2019

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: French

    September 23, 2019-October 4, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by May 17, 2019

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Russian)

    September 30, 2019-October 11, 2019 (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 June 03, 2019

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    September 30, 2019-October 11, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 June 03, 2019

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    October 6, 2019-October 17, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Apply online by August 23, 2019

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    October 6, 2019-October 10, 2019 (1 Week)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

    Apply online by August 23, 2019

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 7, 2019-October 18, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Rabat, Morocco

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

    Apply online by August 30, 2019

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    October 7, 2019-October 18, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance who monitor and assess country and regional vulnerabilities and risks.

    Apply online by May 10, 2019

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Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

English

March 18, 2019-March 22, 2019

Singapore, Singapore