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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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Junior- to senior-level government officials involved in setting policy for the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and any other agencies involved in micro or macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: French

    October 23, 2017-November 3, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Junior- to senior-level officials interested in the analysis of fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Econometrics for Macroeconomists Using Stata (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

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

    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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    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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    Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    Language: English

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

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Junior- to senior-level government officials involved in setting policy for the financial sector, specifically including the staff of the central bank, financial regulatory agencies, and any other agencies involved in micro or macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Canceled - Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English

    October 30, 2017-November 10, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

    Junior- to mid- level career officials involved in exchange rate policy and analysis.

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

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

    New Delhi, India

    Junior- to senior-level officials with some intermediate fiscal background, who are interested in understanding and applying a fiscal sustainability analysis and its applications in the context of country-specific macro-fiscal environments.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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

    Language: Russian

    November 1, 2017-December 13, 2017 (6 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies or who are involved in policy implementation. The course is offered in English, French, Spanish, Russian, and Arabic.

    Apply online by October 25, 2017

  • Financial Programming and Policies, Part 2: Program Design (FPP.2x)

    Language: French

    November 1, 2017-December 20, 2017 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, and planning and in central banks who advise on macroeconomic and financial policies, or who are involved in conducting policy. The course is offered in English and French.

    Apply online by October 25, 2017

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    Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks (SAC)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    November 5, 2017-November 9, 2017 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior central bank staff responsible for accounting, financial reporting, auditing, risk management, internal control, legal, or reserve management operations, or serving on a board or committee covering the oversight of audit, investment, or financial reporting activities.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Core Elements of Banking Supervision (CBS)

    Language: English (English)

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Bank supervisors.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics- **Cancelled** (MDS)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Tbilisi, Georgia

    Mid-to-senior level 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.

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    Tools and Policies for Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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.

    Post-session

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    Financial Programming and Policies-Inflation Targeting (FPP)

    Language: Spanish

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Senior officials from central banks and ministries of finance and the economy who provide advice on macroeconomic and financial policy or who are involved in policy implementation.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    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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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    Language: English (French)

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Junior to mid-level government officials involved in fiscal policy design and monitoring, specifically including the staff of the ministry of finance, ministry of economy, central bank, and other agencies involved in macroprudential oversight.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    External Debt Statistics (EDS)

    Language: English

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility is the compilation of external debt statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Canceled - Managing Capital Flows: Macroeconomic Analysis and Policies (MCF)

    Language: Spanish

    November 6, 2017-November 17, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Guatemala City, Guatemala

    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.

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: Arabic

    November 12, 2017-November 23, 2017 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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