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

    Language: Spanish

    February 28, 2018-April 11, 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 February 21, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies-Inflation Targeting (FPP)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Senior officials from central banks and ministries of finance and the economy who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policy or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Apply online by June 29, 2018

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Apply online by April 16, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: Spanish

    May 7, 2018-May 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    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 February 12, 2018

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: Spanish

    February 26, 2018-March 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

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

    Apply online by January 22, 2018

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

    Language: Spanish

    August 6, 2018-August 17, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Apply online by May 14, 2018

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    Residential Property Price Indices (RPPI)

    Language: Spanish

    November 5, 2018-November 9, 2018 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Mid-level to senior officials and compilers responsible for, or planning to introduce or develop residential property price indexes (RPPI).

    Apply online by August 13, 2018

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    Strengthening Fiscal Institutions and Managing Fiscal Risks (SFR)

    Language: Spanish

    September 10, 2018-September 14, 2018 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Mid-level to senior officials in ministries of finance, treasuries, debt management offices, ministries of economy, general accounting offices, and financial planning divisions in line ministries.

    Apply online by July 30, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: Spanish

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

    San Jose, Costa Rica

    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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: Spanish

    August 27, 2018-August 31, 2018 (1 Week)

    Quito, Ecuador

    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.

    Invitation

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: Spanish

    June 11, 2018-June 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Bogota, Colombia

    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.

    Invitation

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

    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 Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: Spanish

    December 3, 2018-December 7, 2018 (1 Week)

    Asuncion, Paraguay

    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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: Spanish

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Officials at central banks and supervisory agencies for the financial sector who are involved in the collection, compilation, and analysis of financial soundness indicators.

    Apply online by January 29, 2018

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: Spanish

    January 22, 2018-January 26, 2018 (1 Week)

    Antigua, Guatemala

    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.

    Invitation

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

    Language: Russian

    October 31, 2018-December 12, 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 October 24, 2018

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

    Language: French

    September 12, 2018-October 24, 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 September 05, 2018

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

    Language: French

    May 23, 2018-July 11, 2018 (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 16, 2018

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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 Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: French

    March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018 (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).

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: French

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by June 15, 2018

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Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

English

May 14, 2018-May 25, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States

Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

English

April 30, 2018-May 11, 2018

Vienna, Austria