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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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior officials from ministries of finance and tax administrations whose responsibilities include: advising their ministers on tax policy issues and/or managing the tax administration. Examples of duties include: undertaking policy analysis and evaluation; drafting policy memos; drafting tax laws; managing key elements of the tax administration, such as organizational issues, strategic planning, information technology, and major operational functions.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 3, 2018-September 14, 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.

    Invitation

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Apply online by March 12, 2018

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    Workshop on Corporate and Household Insolvency (CHI)

    Language: English

    July 30, 2018-August 1, 2018 (0.6 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Senior policy makers responsible for the design or implementation of corporate and household insolvency legislation and related issues.

    Invitation

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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 Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    September 3, 2018-September 14, 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 July 27, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    June 25, 2018-July 6, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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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    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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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    September 24, 2018-October 5, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    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 July 02, 2018

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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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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

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

    Dalian, China

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance who monitor and assess country and regional vulnerabilities and risks.

    Invitation

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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).

    Apply online by April 16, 2018

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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English (French)

    August 20, 2018-August 31, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 July 13, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English

    April 30, 2018-May 11, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    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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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait, Kuwait

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

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

    Dalian, China

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

    Invitation

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Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

English

March 26, 2018-April 6, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

English

June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018

Vienna, Austria

International Survey on Revenue Administration (ISORA)

English

April 9, 2018-April 13, 2018

New Delhi, India

Fiscal Analysis and Forecasting (FAF)

English

July 9, 2018-July 20, 2018

Singapore, Singapore

Strengthening Budget Institutions (SBI)

English

July 23, 2018-July 27, 2018

Singapore, Singapore