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

FPP PArt1: Macroeconomic Accounts and Analysis

This online course, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, explains the basic skills required to conduct financial programming; the principal features of the accounts of the four main sectors that comprise the macroeconomy (real, fiscal, external, and monetary); and how they relate to each other. For each sector, the course presents the accounting framework, interpretations of variables and indicators from these accounts, and basic analysis of the accounts.

Read More Topic : General Macroeconomic Analysis

    Target Audience

    All government officials are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for officials in ministries of finance, economy, 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.

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    Qualifications

    Some knowledge of economics is helpful. Basic Microsoft Excel skills and access to a computer with a reliable Internet connection and a Google Chrome web browser are essential.

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    Course Objectives

    Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

    • Calculate economic variables using macroeconomic accounting principles.
    • Interpret the accounts of real, fiscal, external, and monetary sectors that comprise the macroeconomy.
    • Describe the accounting and behavioral links between the macroeconomic accounts.
    • Analyze economic and financial developments of a case study country using a hands-on, Excel-based framework.
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    Upcoming Offering

    Start date End date Location Session No. Primary & (Interpretation) language Apply
    September 1, 2020 December 31, 2020 Course conducted online OL 20.115 English Apply online by November 19, 2020
    September 1, 2020 April 30, 2021 Course conducted online OL 20.131 Spanish Apply online by March 19, 2021
    September 1, 2020 April 30, 2021 Course conducted online OL 20.19 Arabic Apply online by March 4, 2021
    September 1, 2020 April 15, 2021 Course conducted online OL 20.128 Russian Apply online by March 4, 2021
    September 1, 2020 April 15, 2021 Course conducted online OL 20.129 French Apply online by March 4, 2021
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    IMF offers online training to government officials and public. Click Learn more to find our current offerings.

    Virtual - Economic Issues in Regional Integration (ERI)

    English (French), October 12-23, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 23, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Development and Financial Inclusion (FDFI)

    English, November 16-27, 2020, Singapore, Singapore

    Apply online by September 23, 2020

    Virtual - Fiscal Frameworks (FF)

    English (French), October 26, 2020 - November 6, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 23, 2020

    Virtual - Financial Sector Policies (FSP)

    English (French), November 9-20, 2020, Ebene, Mauritius

    Apply online by September 25, 2020