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.

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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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 2, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Invitation

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    October 15, 2018-October 26, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Shenzhen, China

    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

    December 10, 2018-December 21, 2018 (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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    Advanced Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

    Language: English

    December 4, 2018-December 14, 2018 (1.8 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Bank supervisors.

    Apply online by October 26, 2018

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 25, 2018-November 29, 2018 (1 Week)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling balance of payments or international investment position statistics, or both. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

    Invitation

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    National Accounts Statistics (NAS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    October 22, 2018-November 2, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Compilers of national accounts statistics employed by agencies responsible for official national accounts data.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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. This course is offered in English.

    Apply online by October 10, 2018

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    Advanced Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-A)

    Language: English

    November 19, 2018-November 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    November 5, 2018-November 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    November 5, 2018-November 16, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 14, 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, and the Department of Census and Statistics, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

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Bank Restructuring and Resolution (BR)

English

October 29, 2018-November 2, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

English

October 29, 2018-November 9, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Strengthening Fiscal Institutions and Managing Fiscal Risks (SFR)

English

October 8, 2018-October 12, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Inclusive Growth (IG)

English

December 2, 2018-December 13, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait