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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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Russian)

    February 12, 2018-February 23, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Russian)

    January 29, 2018-February 9, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

    Language: English

    January 15, 2018-January 24, 2018 (1.6 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials from central bank financial stability departments, banking regulatory and supervisory bodies, and ministries of finance.

    Invitation

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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.

    Apply online by July 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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    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.

    Apply online by October 05, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by August 31, 2018

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    Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation (BRS)

    Language: English

    December 4, 2017-December 7, 2017 (4 Days)

    New Delhi, India

    Mid to senior-level bank supervisors and regulators working in banking supervision and regulation departments of central banks and/or banking supervisory agencies.

    Invitation

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    Growth Policy Design (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    July 23, 2018-July 25, 2018 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials, primarily in ministries of finance, economy, and planning, or in central banks.

    Apply online by April 30, 2018

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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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    Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessment Tool (TADAT)

    Language: English

    December 18, 2017-December 21, 2017 (0.8 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Senior and middle management revenue officials of CBDT and CBEC who will be able to use the TADAT methodology as a diagnostic tool to measure the strengths and weaknesses of the tax administration operations/functions.

    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.

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Asia-Pacific Region (TLWD)

    Language: English

    May 28, 2018-June 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers from ministries of finance or tax authorities responsible for legal aspects of fiscal policy making. The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

    Invitation

  • Public Investment (PI)

    Language: English

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

    New Delhi, India

    This course is intended to help government officials meet the challenges of financing public infrastructure needs within a sound fiscal framework.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Bank Restructuring and Resolution (BR)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, regulators, supervisory authorities, ministries of finance, deposit insurance funds, and other agencies with responsibility for bank supervision, bank resolution, and the operation of financial safety nets.

    Apply online by September 21, 2018

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    Selected Issues in Fiscal Law and Governance (FLG)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid - to senior - level lawyers and other officials from ministries of finance or other government agencies concerned with the legal aspects of fiscal policy making.

    Invitation

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English

    October 15, 2018-October 19, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Senior central bank staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, internal control, legal, or reserve management operations, or serving on a board or committee overseeing audit, investment, or financial reporting activities.

    Invitation

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Apply online by May 18, 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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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 July 06, 2018

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Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Debt Management in GCC Countries (DM-GCC)

English

January 14, 2018-January 18, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States