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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    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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    Implementing the International AMLCFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    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.

    Invitation

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by October 19, 2018

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in economic and strategic planning, as well as in monitoring and evaluating policy strategies aimed at reducing poverty and inequality, and improving job creation.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (French)

    October 16, 2017-October 27, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in economic and strategic planning, as well as in monitoring and evaluating policy strategies aimed at reducing poverty and inequality, and improving job creation.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by June 15, 2018

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    May 21, 2018-June 1, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by December 29, 2017

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    International Data Standards in Country OpenData Platforms (IDS)

    Language: French

    October 16, 2017-October 20, 2017 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Country data correspondents and officials whose main responsibility is dissemination of national statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English (Russian)

    April 2, 2018-April 6, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Apply online by April 23, 2018

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    Legal Aspects of International Financial Institutions (LAIF)

    Language: English

    December 3, 2018-December 7, 2018 (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.

    Invitation

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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 member country ministries of finance and tax authorities involved with legal aspects of tax policy making or tax administration.

    Invitation

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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 member country ministries of finance and tax authorities involved with legal aspects of tax policy making or tax administration.

    Apply online by November 15, 2017

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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. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the invitation letters.

    Invitation

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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 invitation letters.

    Apply online by May 04, 2018

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

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

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Invitation

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    Macro-Stress Testing (MST)

    Language: English

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Mid-level to senior officials working on banking supervision or financial stability in central banks or other banking supervisory authorities.

    Apply online by August 10, 2018

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    Macro-Stress Testing II (MST)

    Language: English

    October 30, 2017-November 3, 2017 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials working in the banking supervision or financial stability departments/units of central banks or banking supervisory authorities, especially those who have some background in finance, stress testing and risk management.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting (MFx)

    Language: English

    October 18, 2017-December 20, 2017 (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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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

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    Macroeconometric Forecasting (MFx)

    Language: English

    February 7, 2018-April 11, 2018 (9 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome toregister. 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 January 31, 2018

Locations

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Application deadline is approaching for:

Monetary and Financial Statistics - Advanced (MFS-A)

English

December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

English

December 3, 2017-December 14, 2017

Muscat, Oman

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

Arabic

October 18, 2017-November 29, 2017

Course Conducted Online, United States

Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Singapore, Singapore

Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

English

March 19, 2018-March 30, 2018

Singapore, Singapore