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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 or help implement macroeconomic and financial policies. 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 the 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
    May 1, 2022 April 15, 2023 Course conducted online OL 22.10 Arabic Apply online by March 4, 2023
    May 1, 2022 April 15, 2023 Course conducted online OL 22.134 French Apply online by March 4, 2023
    May 1, 2022 April 15, 2023 Course conducted online OL 22.136 Russian Apply online by March 4, 2023
    May 1, 2022 April 15, 2023 Course conducted online OL 22.135 Spanish Apply online by March 4, 2023
    September 1, 2022 December 31, 2022 Course conducted online OL 22.219 English Apply online by November 19, 2022
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