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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    Stress Testing Banks (STB)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    March 4, 2019-March 15, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Shenzhen, China

    Experienced practitioners from central banks and regulatory agencies, in particular those in supervisory and financial stability areas, including teams in charge of financial stability reports.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 15, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 15, 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 8, 2019 (1 Week)

    Jaipur, 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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    Canceled- Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 8, 2019 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    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.

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    Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 13, 2019 (1.6 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Invitation

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    Asset Classification and Provisioning from Prudential and IFRS Perspectives (PACP)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 8, 2019 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Bank supervisors and officials responsible for managing credit risk and loan loss provisioning in countries that have adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or are planning to do so.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: Arabic

    March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    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 (Arabic)

    March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019 (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).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Risk Based Audit Techniques for VAT Officials ()

    Language: English

    March 3, 2019-March 7, 2019 (0.8 Week)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    VAT officers from the National Board of Revenue (NBR) in Bangladesh.

    Invitation

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    THE IMF WORKSHOP ON DEBT SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORK in LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES and FUND POLICIES (DSM-LIC)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 6, 2019 (1.6 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    Officials in Eximbank or CDB directly involved in lending decisions (loan officers, credit risk analysts); officials in the PBoC engaged in designing swap arrangements in EMs/LICs; officials from NDRC, China Export and Credit Insurance Corp, CIDCA, andrelated agencies engaged in lending/aid; and officials in the Ministries of Commerce, Foreign Affairs, and Finance overseeing lending/aid to EMs/LICs. Officials from borrowing countries responsible for macroeconomic and fiscal/budget projections.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 January 23, 2019

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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 1, 2019 (1 Week)

    Thimpu, Bhutan

    Bhutanese government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Royal Monetary Authority, and National Statistics Bureau, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of theconcepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

    Invitation

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    Risk Based Audit Techniques for Income Tax Officials ()

    Language: English

    February 24, 2019-February 28, 2019 (0.8 Week)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Income Tax auditors from the National Board of Revenue (NBR) in Bangladesh.

    Invitation

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    Macroprudential Policy Modeling for Open Economies (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    February 20, 2019-February 22, 2019 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Gender Budgeting (GB)

    Language: English

    February 20, 2019-February 22, 2019 (0.6 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Government officials from various agencies involved in gender budgeting such as gender policy coordination units, ministries of finance, and specific sectors.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies - Customized Training (FPP-CT)

    Language: English

    February 18, 2019-March 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    February 18, 2019-March 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

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

    Invitation

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    Introductory Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-I)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 17, 2019-February 28, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2019-February 15, 2019 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the nomination request letters.

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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