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 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

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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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    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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    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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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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

    Invitation

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

    Language: English

    August 29, 2018-October 17, 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 August 22, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting (MFx)

    Language: English

    September 5, 2018-November 7, 2018 (9 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials involved in developing forecasts that are used to design and implement macroeconomic policy. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by August 29, 2018

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

    Language: English

    May 9, 2018-June 20, 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 May 02, 2018

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    Financial Market Analysis (FMAx)

    Language: English

    June 13, 2018-August 1, 2018 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly well-suited for officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and regulatory agencies who have experience with macroeconomics and are interested in building their expertise in finance. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by June 06, 2018

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    Reforming Fuel Subsidies (RFS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    May 6, 2018-May 10, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials at ministries of finance, other ministries, and government agencies involved in setting fuel prices or fuel subsidy policy.

    Apply online by March 23, 2018

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 23, 2018-September 27, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    Apply online by August 10, 2018

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies who are interested in more advanced finance topics than those covered in the Financial Markets Analysis course.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 2, 2018-April 13, 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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    October 1, 2018-October 12, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

    Apply online by June 11, 2018

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    July 23, 2018-August 3, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 April 02, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    September 17, 2018-September 28, 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.

    Apply online by May 28, 2018

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2018-May 10, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 March 16, 2018

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Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

English

April 16, 2018-April 27, 2018

Vienna, Austria