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

Macroeconomic 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.

Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

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

    December 2, 2019-December 6, 2019 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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 (IFIs).

    Invitation

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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019 (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 andevaluation; 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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    Compiling Natural Resources in National Accounts (ANR)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    March 17, 2019-March 21, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Country officials from the National Statistics Office responsible for compiling national accounts in MNRW eligible countries in the region.

    Invitation

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    March 3, 2019-March 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 December 20, 2018

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    April 22, 2019-April 26, 2019 (1 Week)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Mid-level to senior officials responsible for monetary policy decision making and staff doing macroeconomic analysis and forecasting or operating macroeconomic models.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English

    April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior to mid-level government officials, such as staff of ministries of economy, planning, and finance, treasuries, central banks, independent fiscal agencies, and other agencies involved in the analysis, design, conduct, and assessment of fiscal policy.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies - Customized Training (FPP-CT)

    Language: English

    April 8, 2019-April 19, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    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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    Financial Programming and Policies - Customized Training (FPP-CT)

    Language: English

    February 18, 2019-March 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    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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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

    May 13, 2019-May 24, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Experienced compilers of consumer price indexes (CPIs), producer price indexes (PPIs), or export-import price indexes (XMPIs).

    Apply online by January 25, 2019

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    Compilationof Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Russian)

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials whose main responsibility is the compilation of balance of payments and/or international investment position (IIP) statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments andInternational Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    External Balance Assessment Forum (EBA)

    Language: English

    January 28, 2019-January 29, 2019 (0.4 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in macroeconomic policy planning and exchange rate and external sector analysis.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    April 1, 2019-April 12, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Asset Classification and Provisioning from Prudential and IFRS Perspectives (PACP)

    Language: English

    March 4, 2019-March 8, 2019 (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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: English

    March 25, 2019-April 5, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2019-February 15, 2019 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the nomination request letters.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

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

    New Delhi, India

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

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 January 18, 2019

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

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 17, 2019-February 28, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Apply online by January 04, 2019

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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 10, 2019-February 21, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English (French)

    July 1, 2019-July 12, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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 24, 2019

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    Public Financial Management Legal Frameworks (LFPFM)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 oflegal departments and senior counsels; participants should have a good understanding of the main legal issues pertaining to public financial management.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Systemic Macro Financial Risk Analysis (MFRA)

English

April 15, 2019-April 24, 2019

Vienna, Austria

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

French

July 1, 2018-December 31, 2018

Course Conducted Online, United States