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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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

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

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Mid-level to senior officials responsible for monetary policy decision making and staff doing macroeconomic analysis and forecasting or operating macroeconomic models.

    Invitation

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    Social Protection, Taxation, and Employment ()

    Language: English

    April 24, 2019-April 26, 2019 (3 Days)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials at the Ministries of Finance or Labor, and Social Security Institutions involved in the analysis and design of labor taxes and social benefits.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Reforming Fuel Subsidies (RFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    April 28, 2019-May 2, 2019 (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 15, 2019

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    Financial Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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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    Statistics on International Trade in Goods and Services (ITGS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 29, 2019-May 3, 2019 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 February 01, 2019

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 January 21, 2019

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

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

    Language: Arabic (Arabic)

    May 1, 2019-October 31, 2019 (6.2 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 policyimplementation. The course is offered in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

    Apply online by April 24, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English (English)

    May 1, 2019-June 12, 2019 (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 24, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (French)

    May 6, 2019-May 17, 2019 (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 March 29, 2019

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    Securities Statistics (SS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials in central banks and other agencies charged with collecting and compiling securities statistics.

    Apply online by January 25, 2019

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    Exchange Rate Economics (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by February 11, 2019

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    Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks, Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Councils - Options to Ensure Fiscal Sustainability (MTBF)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials who make or support fiscal policy decisions.

    Apply online by February 08, 2019

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Bogota, Colombia

    Mid-level to senior officials who use Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models in the macroeconomic analysis of monetary and fiscal policy issues.

    Invitation

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Compilation of Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Statistics ()

    Language: English (Russian)

    May 13, 2019-May 24, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Tbilisi, Georgia

    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).

    Invitation

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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

    May 13, 2019-May 24, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by January 25, 2019

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Russian)

    May 20, 2019-May 31, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by January 25, 2019

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

    Language: French (French)

    May 22, 2019-July 10, 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 May 15, 2019

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    May 27, 2019-June 7, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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.

    Invitation

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English

    May 27, 2019-May 31, 2019 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 reportingactivities.

    Invitation

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

English

June 3, 2019-June 14, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Price Statistics (PRS)

English

May 13, 2019-May 24, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Securities Statistics (SS)

English

May 6, 2019-May 10, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

English

May 20, 2019-May 31, 2019

Vienna, Austria

Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

English

February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019

Ebene, Mauritius