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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    MacroeconometricForecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    May 28, 2018-June 8, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    Government officials involved in developing macroeconometric models and forecasting for the analysis, design, and implementation of macroeconomic policy.

    Invitation

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    Financial Market Analysis (FMAx)

    Language: English

    May 30, 2018-July 18, 2018 (7 Weeks)

    Course Conducted Online, United States

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly well-suited for officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and regulatory agencies who have experience with macroeconomics and are interested in building their expertise in finance. The course is offered in English.

    Apply online by May 23, 2018

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

    Language: Spanish

    May 30, 2018-July 11, 2018 (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 May 28, 2018

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    Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

    Language: English (French)

    June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and other interested ministries and agencies in countries that are part of a regional integration arrangement or are exploring or planning organization of such an arrangement. Staff from intergovernmental or supranational regional organizations are also invited.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    June 4, 2018-June 15, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks and government agencies dealing with regulation of the financial sector. Preference is given to applicants working on issues directly related to financial development and inclusion.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards - Enhancing Entity Transparency (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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    Monetary Policy (MP)

    Language: Spanish

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

    Bogota, Colombia

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

    Invitation

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    Government Finance Statistics - Advanced (GFS-A)

    Language: English

    June 11, 2018-June 22, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility for at least three years has been compiling GFS and who are regularly faced with complex GFS methodological issues, as those described below.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Modeling and Forecasting Using R-Studio (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    June 12, 2018-June 15, 2018 (4 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

    June 18, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    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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    Securities Statistics (SS)

    Language: English (Russian)

    June 18, 2018-June 22, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials in central banks and other agencies charged with collecting and compiling securities statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Monetary and Fiscal Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (DSGE)

    Language: English

    June 18, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Mid-level to senior officials who use Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models in the macroeconomic analysis of monetary and fiscal policy issues.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Workshop on Corporate and Household Insolvency (CHI)

    Language: English

    June 18, 2018-June 20, 2018 (0.6 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Senior policy makers responsible for the design or implementation of corporate and household insolvency legislation and related issues.

    Invitation

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    June 19, 2018-June 29, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Shenzhen, China

    Junior to senior officials interested in better understanding fiscal policy and its macroeconomic implications.

    Invitation

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    Financial Sector Surveillance (FSS)

    Language: English (Chinese)

    June 19, 2018-June 29, 2018 (1.8 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    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.

    Invitation

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    Regional Seasonal Adjustment ()

    Language: English

    June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    This workshop is intended for government officials from SARTTAC Member Countries, who are integrally engaged in the compilation and dissemination of gross domestic product (GDP) statistics, especially quarterly GDP statistics.

    Apply online by May 25, 2018

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    Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    Language: English

    June 25, 2018-July 6, 2018 (1 Week)

    Dalian, China

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks and government agencies dealing with regulation of the financial sector. Preference is given to applicants working on issues directly related to financial development and inclusion.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

    Language: English (French)

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

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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.

    Apply online by May 25, 2018

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    Exchange Rate Policy (ERP)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    GST Implementation and Management (GST)

    Language: English

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

    Thimpu, Bhutan

    Senior and middle management tax administrators of Department of Revenue and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Bhutan.

    Invitation

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Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

July 2, 2018-July 13, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Formulation, Estimation, and Policy Analysis with DSGE Models (INS-CRS)

English

August 13, 2018-August 17, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States

Financial Market Analysis (FMAx)

English

May 30, 2018-July 18, 2018

Course Conducted Online, United States

Regional Seasonal Adjustment ()

English

June 25, 2018-June 29, 2018

New Delhi, India