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 Framework for Central Banking (CBLF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 30, 2018-May 4, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Central bank and ministry of finance lawyers dealing with monetary legal issues. The course is targeted at senior counsels; participants should have a solid understanding of the primary legal issues related to central banking and monetary institutional arrangements.

    Apply online by January 05, 2018

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDSx)

    Language: English

    May 2, 2018-June 13, 2018 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for 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. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by April 25, 2018

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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).

    Apply online by August 03, 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).

    Apply online by December 22, 2017

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    Debt Management in GCC Countries (DM-GCC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 14, 2018-January 18, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials in debt management offices and units in ministries of finance and central banks with similar responsibility for managing public debt.

    Apply online by December 17, 2017

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    Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level bank supervisors.

    Apply online by December 18, 2017

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior to mid-level senior officials from emerging markets and low-income countries interested in understanding and analyzing the conduct of monetary policy and its interaction with the rest of the economy.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Middle East (TLWD)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 28, 2018-February 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

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

    Delhi, India

    Government of India officials (compilers and intensive users) who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile price statistics, such as the consumer price index (CPI) and the producer price index (PPI).

    Invitation

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

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

    Rabat, Morocco

    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 February 09, 2018

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by January 12, 2018

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    Specifying, Solving, and Estimating DSGE Models: An Introduction (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Apply online by December 11, 2017

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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.

    Apply online by December 15, 2017

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    Medium-Term Budgetary Frameworks, Fiscal Rules and Fiscal Councils - Options to Ensure Fiscal Sustainability (MTBF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    May 7, 2018-May 11, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials who make or support fiscal policy decisions.

    Apply online by January 15, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    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 financialdevelopment and inclusion.

    Apply online by February 12, 2018

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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers, senior lawyers, and/or other professionals from central banks, ministries of finance, ministries of justice, and other agencies in emerging market member countries with responsibilities involving legal aspects of members' relations withinternational financial institutions

    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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    Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid- to senior-level officials in ministries of finance, treasuries, debt management offices, ministries of economy, or financial planning divisions in line ministries.

    Apply online by December 15, 2017

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 28, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officialsin 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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    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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Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

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

Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018

Singapore, Singapore