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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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (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 money laundering 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.

    Invitation

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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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    Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 11, 2018-November 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior bank supervisors and regulators working in the supervision and regulation departments of central banks and agencies charged with supervising banks.

    Apply online by September 28, 2018

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

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

    Rabat, Morocco

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

    Apply online by August 03, 2018

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    January 14, 2018-January 25, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

    Invitation

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials at central banks and supervisory agencies for the financial sector who are involved in the collection, compilation, and analysis of financial soundness indicators.

    Invitation

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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 Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 16, 2018-September 27, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    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 03, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 July 27, 2018

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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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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

    April 22, 2018-May 3, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Ghabi, United Arab Emirates

    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 March 09, 2018

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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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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    October 9, 2017-October 20, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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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    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.

    Apply online by November 13, 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 November 06, 2017

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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 November 13, 2017

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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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English

    October 17, 2018-November 28, 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 October 10, 2018

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

    Language: English

    March 7, 2018-April 25, 2018 (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 February 28, 2018

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

    Language: English

    August 29, 2018-October 17, 2018 (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 22, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting (MFx)

    Language: English

    February 7, 2018-April 11, 2018 (9 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials involved in developing forecasts that are used to design and implement macroeconomic policy. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by January 31, 2018

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Application deadline is approaching for:

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

Russian

November 1, 2017-December 13, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

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

French

November 1, 2017-December 20, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

New Delhi, India

Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

English

February 5, 2018-February 9, 2018

Singapore, Singapore