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

Macroeconomic 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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    Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    January 27, 2019-January 31, 2019 (1 Week)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Senior officials from ministries of finance and tax administrations whose responsibilities include: advising their ministers on tax policy issues and/or managing the tax administration. Examples of duties include: undertaking policy analysis andevaluation; drafting policy memos; drafting tax laws; managing key elements of the tax administration, such as organizational issues, strategic planning, information technology, and major operational functions.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics (BPSCG)

    Language: English (Russian)

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Officials whose main responsibility is the compilation of balance of payments and/or international investment position (IIP) statistics. Participants should be familiar with the methodology of the sixth edition of the Balance of Payments andInternational Investment Position Manual (BPM6).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Markets and Instruments (FMI)

    Language: English

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, ministries of finance, and financial regulatory agencies who are interested in more advanced finance topics than those covered in the Financial Markets Analysis course.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Customized Training on DSGE Models for Fiscal Policy Analysis (MFA-CT)

    Language: English

    January 28, 2019-February 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Yerevan, Armenia

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

    Invitation

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    External Balance Assessment Forum (EBA)

    Language: English

    January 28, 2019-January 29, 2019 (0.4 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid- to senior-level officials involved in macroeconomic policy planning and exchange rate and external sector analysis.

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: Arabic

    February 3, 2019-February 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    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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    Government Finance Statistics (GFS)

    Language: Arabic

    February 3, 2019-February 14, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling public finance statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Vulnerability Diagnostics (VDS)

    Language: Spanish

    February 4, 2019-February 8, 2019 (1 Week)

    Brasilia, Brazil

    Officials of all levels in central banks and ministries of finance who monitor and assess country and regional vulnerabilities and risks.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

    Language: English (French)

    February 4, 2019-February 15, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

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

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Quarterly National Accounts (QNA)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 10, 2019-February 21, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Kuwait City, Kuwait

    Officials responsible for compiling national accounts statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Legal Frameworks for Banking Supervision and Resolution (LBSR)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2019-February 15, 2019 (1 Week)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    Central bank, ministry of finance, bank supervisory, resolution authority, and deposit insurance agency lawyers involved in bank regulation and supervision, bank resolution, and crisis management. Because the course is for senior counsels, participants should have a thorough understanding of legal issues related to the financial sector. Attendance is by invitation only. Prerequisites are specified in the nomination request letters.

    Invitation

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    Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries (MRC)

    Language: English (Russian)

    February 11, 2019-February 22, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials from central banks, ministries of finance, and other government agencies tasked with design and execution of policies in resource-rich countries (RRCs).

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Compliance Risk Management (CMPLRM)

    Language: English

    February 11, 2019-February 15, 2019 (1 Week)

    New Delhi, India

    Officials who have a senior role in Compliance Risk Management in their agencies.

    Invitation

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    Introductory Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics (MFS-I)

    Language: English (Arabic)

    February 17, 2019-February 28, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

    Central bank officials responsible for compiling monetary statistics.

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Financial Programming and Policies - Customized Training (FPP-CT)

    Language: English

    February 18, 2019-March 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

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

    Invitation

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    February 18, 2019-March 1, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    New Delhi, India

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

    Invitation

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    Macroprudential Policy Modeling for Open Economies (INS-CRS)

    Language: English

    February 20, 2019-February 22, 2019 (3 Days)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Deadline for the application has passed.

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    Gender Budgeting (GB)

    Language: English

    February 20, 2019-February 22, 2019 (0.6 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Government officials from various agencies involved in gender budgeting such as gender policy coordination units, ministries of finance, and specific sectors.

    Invitation

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    Risk Based Audit Techniques for Income Tax Officials ()

    Language: English

    February 24, 2019-February 28, 2019 (0.8 Week)

    Dhaka, Bangladesh

    Income Tax auditors from the National Board of Revenue (NBR) in Bangladesh.

    Invitation

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    THE IMF WORKSHOP ON DEBT SUSTAINABILITY FRAMEWORK in LOW-INCOME COUNTRIES and FUND POLICIES (DSM-LIC)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 6, 2019 (1.6 Weeks)

    Dalian, China

    Officials in Eximbank or CDB directly involved in lending decisions (loan officers, credit risk analysts); officials in the PBoC engaged in designing swap arrangements in EMs/LICs; officials from NDRC, China Export and Credit Insurance Corp, CIDCA, andrelated agencies engaged in lending/aid; and officials in the Ministries of Commerce, Foreign Affairs, and Finance overseeing lending/aid to EMs/LICs. Officials from borrowing countries responsible for macroeconomic and fiscal/budget projections.

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    Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

    Language: English

    February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019 (2 Weeks)

    Ebene, Mauritius

    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.

    Apply online by January 23, 2019

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Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting (MPAF)

English

June 3, 2019-June 14, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Price Statistics (PRS)

English

May 13, 2019-May 24, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Securities Statistics (SS)

English

May 6, 2019-May 10, 2019

Washington, D.C., United States

Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

English

May 20, 2019-May 31, 2019

Vienna, Austria

Monetary Policy (MP)

English

April 29, 2019-May 10, 2019

Vienna, Austria

Fiscal Sustainability (FS)

English

February 25, 2019-March 8, 2019

Ebene, Mauritius