Core Elements of Banking Supervision

This course, presented by the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, provides a comprehensive view of conceptual and operational issues related to bank regulation and supervision. The course covers elements of micro and macroprudential supervision including the Basel core principles, banking regulatory developments, liquidity requirements, and stress testing. The course also provides discussions and exercises on concrete applications and approaches frequently used by supervisors. Exercises simulating supervisory routines and analysis are also used in conjunction with lectures. Participants are expected to provide their perspective and experience on the various issues covered during the course. 

Course Objectives: Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to: 

• Identify and explain the main pieces of the prudential regulatory framework. 

• Describe effective supervisory approaches and tools. 

• Extract lessons from previous financial stability threats to try to prevent their recurrence.