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.

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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    Current Issues in Tax Law Design (TLWD)

    Language: English

    September 3, 2018-September 7, 2018 (1 Week)

    Dalian, China

    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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    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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    Macroeconomic Models with Financial Frictions (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    September 5, 2018-September 7, 2018 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English

    September 9, 2018-September 20, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Junior to mid-level government officials tasked with surveillance of the financial sector, especially staff of the central bank, financial regulators, and other agencies that engage in macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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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).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Advanced Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-A)

    Language: English

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    September 10, 2018-September 14, 2018 (1 Week)

    Lima, Peru

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in monetary policy decision making and staff involved in macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, or operating macroeconomic models.

    Invitation

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

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

    Rabat, Morocco

    Junior to mid-level officials who work with exchange rate policy and analysis.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    September 10, 2018-September 14, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior to mid-level policymakers in central banks and finance ministries who have policy responsibilities related to capital account management. No prior knowledge of the material is required.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    High-Frequency Indicators of Economic Activity (IEA)

    Language: English (French)

    September 10, 2018-September 14, 2018 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Officials responsible for compiling short-term or monthly economic indicators in central banks and statistical offices.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Reporting - Improving the coverage, comprehensiveness, quality and transparency (FRBT)

    Language: English

    September 10, 2018-September 14, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Mid to senior level officials of SARTTAC countries and Indian states

    Apply online by August 24, 2018

  • Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Countries (MRCx)

    Language: English

    September 12, 2018-October 31, 2018 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course should be particularly useful for officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies involved in the design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs). The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by September 05, 2018

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    Financial Soundness Indicators (FSI)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    September 16, 2018-September 27, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials at central banks and supervisory agencies for the financial sector who are involved in the collection, compilation, and analysis of financial soundness indicators.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: Arabic

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

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English

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

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Colombo, Sri Lanka

    Sri Lankan government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bank of Sri Lanka, and the Department of Census and Statistics, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Government Finance and Public Sector Debt Statistics (GFS-PSDS)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 21, 2018 (1 Week)

    Kathmandu, Nepal

    Nepal government officials (source data providers, compilers, and intensive users) from the Ministry of Finance, Central Bureau of Statistics, and Nepal Rastra Bank, who would benefit from gaining new, or refreshing existing, knowledge of the concepts, principles, sources, and methods used to compile GFS and PSDS.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Reporting - Improving the coverage, quality and transparency (FRBT)

    Language: English

    September 17, 2018-September 20, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Mid-level officers of Indian Civil Accounts Service and sister organizations

    Apply online by August 31, 2018

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (AMLS)

    Language: English (Arabic)

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

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

English

September 24, 2018-October 5, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius