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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    Monetary and Financial Statistics - Advanced (MFS-A)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Apply online by May 04, 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

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

    Language: French

    September 12, 2018-October 24, 2018 (6 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 central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies or who are involved in policy implementation. The course is offered in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

    Apply online by September 05, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries (MRCx)

    Language: English

    September 12, 2018-October 31, 2018 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course should be particularly useful for officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies involved in the design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs). The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by September 05, 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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 28, 2018 (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 28, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    September 17, 2018-September 28, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials from ministries of finance, economy, and planning and central banks who advise on or help implement macroeconomic and financial policies.

    Apply online by May 28, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: Arabic

    September 17, 2018-September 28, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials from ministries of finance, economy, and planning and central banks who advise on or help implement macroeconomic and financial policies.

    Apply online by May 11, 2018

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (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 10, 2018

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    Demonstrating and Assessing Effectiveness of AML/CFT Regimes (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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    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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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    October 1, 2018-October 12, 2018 (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.

    Apply online by June 11, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    October 1, 2018-October 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 June 11, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    October 1, 2018-October 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 May 04, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 7, 2018-October 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by August 24, 2018

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    October 7, 2018-October 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by August 24, 2018

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    Econometrics for Macroeconomists Using Stata (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by July 23, 2018

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 overseeing audit, investment, or financial reporting activities.

    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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    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

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    Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Apply online by September 07, 2018

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