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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    Reforming Fuel Subsidies (RFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    May 6, 2018-May 10, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials at ministries of finance, other ministries, and government agencies involved in setting fuel prices or fuel subsidy policy.

    Apply online by March 23, 2018

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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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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English

    April 30, 2018-May 11, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English

    April 30, 2018-May 11, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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 December 22, 2017

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    April 30, 2018-May 11, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by February 05, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2018-May 10, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 March 16, 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 Markets 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 December 20, 2017

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

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

    Abu Dhabi, 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.

    Invitation

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    Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials from central bank financial stability departments, banking regulatory and supervisory bodies, and ministries of finance.

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by January 05, 2018

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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

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

    Language: Arabic

    April 11, 2018-May 23, 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 April 04, 2018

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: 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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 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 December 18, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018 (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 December 12, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 February 16, 2018

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    Energy Subsidy Reform (ESRx)

    Language: English

    March 28, 2018-April 25, 2018 (4 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. Officials in finance, economy, and planning ministries who provide advice on macroeconomic policies or implement policy should find the course particularly beneficial. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by March 21, 2018

Locations

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Debt Management in GCC Countries (DM-GCC)

English

January 14, 2018-January 18, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States