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 Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English

    May 7, 2018-May 18, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Shenzhen, China

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

    Invitation

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

    Language: English

    May 9, 2018-June 20, 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 02, 2018

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    Cross-Border Position Statistics (CBPS)

    Language: English

    May 14, 2018-May 25, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Washington, D.C., United States

    Officials whose main responsibility is compiling the international investment position (IIP) or external debt statistics (EDS), as well as data for the Coordinated Portfolio Investment Survey (CPIS) or Coordinated Direct Investment Survey (CDIS).

    Apply online by January 05, 2018

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    Inclusive Growth (IG)

    Language: English

    May 21, 2018-June 1, 2018 (2 Weeks)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Mid-level to senior officials involved in economic and strategic planning; monitoring and evaluating policy strategies for reducing poverty and inequality; and promoting job creation.

    Apply online by December 29, 2017

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    Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

    Language: English (Russian)

    May 21, 2018-June 1, 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.

    Apply online by January 29, 2018

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    Price Statistics (PRS)

    Language: English

    May 21, 2018-May 25, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Experienced compilers of consumer price indexes (CPIs), producer price indexes (PPIs), or export-import price indexes (XMPIs).

    Invitation

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

    Language: French

    May 23, 2018-July 11, 2018 (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 May 16, 2018

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    Bank Restructuring and Resolution (BR)

    Language: English

    May 28, 2018-June 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Vienna, Austria

    Mid-level to senior officials in central banks, regulators, supervisory authorities, ministries of finance, deposit insurance funds, and other agencies with responsibility for bank supervision, bank resolution, and the operation of financial safety nets.

    Apply online by February 05, 2018

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    Legal Design of Taxation Frameworks Relevant to the Asia-Pacific Region (TLWD)

    Language: English

    May 28, 2018-June 1, 2018 (1 Week)

    Singapore, Singapore

    Lawyers from ministries of finance or tax authorities responsible for legal aspects of fiscal policy making. The course is conducted in English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

    Invitation

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    Implementing the International AML-CFT Standards (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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    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.

    Apply online by April 27, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by January 26, 2018

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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 financialdevelopment and inclusion.

    Apply online by February 12, 2018

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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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    Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

    Language: English

    June 11, 2018-June 22, 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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    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.

    Apply online by March 19, 2018

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    Financial Market Analysis (FMAx)

    Language: English

    June 13, 2018-August 1, 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 June 06, 2018

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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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    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.

    Apply online by January 19, 2018

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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.

    Apply online by February 09, 2018

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    Securities Statistics (SS)

    Language: English (Russian)

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

    Vienna, Austria

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

    Apply online by February 26, 2018

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Fiscal Institutions and Fiscal Discipline (FIFD)

English

December 11, 2017-December 15, 2017

Ebene, Mauritius

Public Financial Management Legal Frameworks (LFPFM)

English

January 29, 2018-February 2, 2018

Ebene, Mauritius

Risk-Based Banking Supervision (BSO)

English

February 4, 2018-February 8, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Debt Management in GCC Countries (DM-GCC)

English

January 14, 2018-January 18, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice (TPAT)

English

February 11, 2018-February 15, 2018

Kuwait City, Kuwait

Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis (MFA)

English

March 5, 2018-March 16, 2018

Washington, D.C., United States

Macroeconomic Diagnostics (MDS)

English

April 2, 2018-April 13, 2018

Vienna, Austria