Budget Formulation and Good Budgeting Practices (BFBP)

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Course No.: SA 18.33
Location: Kathmandu, Nepal
Date: August 6, 2018-August 10, 2018 (1 Week)
Language: English

Target Audience:

Mid level officers of Government of Nepal dealing with budgeting


At least five years of experience in budgeting, budget execution

Course Description:

This course, presented by the IMF Fiscal Affairs Department, will help Nepal authorities have a deeper understanding of the international and regional good practices in Budget formulation, medium term and performance budgeting, cash management; and cross-cutting issues. Most sessions will follow discussion on issues and practices in Nepal and possible strengthening of their systems.

Course Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
  • Conduct training in collaboration with Budget office of Nepal
  • Discuss the problem areas in the subject and cross-cutting areas
  • Discuss international and regional good practices
  • Discuss the country practices and gap areas to strengthen budget institutions and controls; with a vision on fiscal federalism

Important Note for Online Courses:

For Online Learning (OL) courses, which are delivered through the edX platform, you will need an additional piece of information to register: you will be prompted for your edX.org username. If you do not already have a username, please go to https://courses.edx.org/register and sign up for a free account. Once you have created an account, you may complete the IMF Institute application. If you already have an edX account, your username can be found on the top right of the screen after logging in.

Important Note for Internal Economics Training Courses:

Internal Economics Training (IT) courses are self-financed. The IMF will not charge officials for attending courses. However, all travel, insurance, hotel, and living costs will need to be covered by the agency sponsoring the participants.