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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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 9, 2018-December 20, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 October 26, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Portuguese)

    August 6, 2018-August 17, 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 June 29, 2018

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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).

    Apply online by August 03, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    October 29, 2018-November 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 September 21, 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

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

    Brasilia, Brazil

    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 July 23, 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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    Prudential Asset Classification and Provisioning and the IFRS (PACP)

    Language: English

    November 19, 2018-November 23, 2018 (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.

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    Statistics on International Trade in Goods and Services (ITGS)

    Language: English

    May 14, 2018-May 18, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Government officials of SARTTAC Member States (compilers from central banks and statistical offices) who would benefit from gaining new insights on the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile balance of payments and international trade statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the Balance of Payments and International Investment Position Manual, sixth edition (BPM6).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    June 18, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    May 21, 2018-June 1, 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kingston, Jamaica

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

    Invitation

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: English

    May 14, 2018-May 25, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling the international investment position (IIP) or external debt statistics (EDS), as well as data for the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS) or Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    October 8, 2018-October 12, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    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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    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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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

    September 24, 2018-September 28, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior to senior government officials engaged in setting policy for the financial sector, particularly the staff of central banks, financial regulators, and any other agencies involved in micro- or macroprudential oversight.

    Apply online by August 10, 2018

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    Government Finance Statistics - Advanced (GFS-A)

    Language: English

    June 11, 2018-June 22, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility for at least three years has been compiling GFS and who are regularly faced with complex GFS methodological issues, as those described below.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting (FAF)

    Language: English

    April 30, 2018-May 4, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior officials from ministries of finance and central banks who would benefit from a better understanding of the macroeconomic dimensions 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

English

June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Growth Policy Design (INS-CRS)

English

July 23, 2018-July 25, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States