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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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 2, 2018-April 6, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Lawyers, senior lawyers, and other professionals from central banks, ministries of finance and of justice, and other agencies in emerging market countries with responsibilities related to legal aspects of relations with international financial institutions.

    Apply online by December 15, 2017

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    Debt Sustainability Analysis (DSAx)

    Language: English

    January 8, 2018-March 30, 2018 (12 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. This course should be particularly useful for officials from ministries of finance, debt agencies, central banks, and other government agencies responsible for providing advice or implementing macroeconomic and debt policies.

    Apply online by January 05, 2018

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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English

    July 16, 2018-July 27, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Invitation

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    Implementing the International AMLCFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 8, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    December 4, 2017-December 8, 2017 (1 Week)

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    Mid-to-senior level 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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    March 25, 2018-April 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    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.

    Invitation

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    Public Financial Management Legal Frameworks (LFPFM)

    Language: English

    January 29, 2018-February 2, 2018 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Lawyers from ministries of finance, line ministries, central banks, state audit bodies, state-owned enterprises, sovereign wealth funds, and attorneys-general offices who deal with public financial management issues. The course is designed for heads of legal departments and senior counsels; participants should have a good understanding of the main legal issues pertaining to public financial management. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Invitation

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    High-Frequency Indicators of Economic Activity (IEA)

    Language: English (French)

    November 12, 2018-November 16, 2018 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Officials responsible for compiling short-term or monthly economic indicators in central banks and statistical offices.

    Invitation

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    Strengthening Fiscal Institutions and Managing Fiscal Risks (SFR)

    Language: English

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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.

    Invitation

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    Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Bank supervisors.

    Apply online by October 26, 2018

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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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).

    Invitation

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    International Data Standards in Country OpenData Platforms (IDS)

    Language: French

    October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Country data correspondents and officials whose main responsibility is dissemination of national statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Debt Sustainability and Debt Management for Low-Income Countries (DSLx)

    Language: French

    October 2, 2017-December 29, 2017 (13 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. This course is particularly relevant for officials from ministries of finance, debt agencies, central banks, or other government agencies of IMF member countries involved in providing advice or implementing macroeconomic and debt policies. The course is offered in French.

    Apply online by December 15, 2017

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: French

    December 4, 2017-December 15, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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

    Language: French

    November 1, 2017-December 20, 2017 (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 October 25, 2017

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: French

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Junior- to senior-level officials interested in the analysis of fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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

  • 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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    Debt Sustainability and Debt Management for Low-Income Countries (DSLx)

    Language: French

    January 8, 2018-April 2, 2018 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. This course is particularly relevant for officials from ministries of finance, debt agencies, central banks, and other government agencies who must provide advice or implement macroeconomic and debt policies. The course is offered in French.

    Apply online by March 19, 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

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: French

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by July 27, 2018

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Application deadline is approaching for:

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

Russian

November 1, 2017-December 13, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

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

French

November 1, 2017-December 20, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

New Delhi, India

Selected Issues in the Evolving Financial Regulatory Framework (FRF)

English

February 5, 2018-February 9, 2018

Singapore, Singapore