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Financial Programming and Policies (FPP)

English (Russian), October 21, 2019 - November 1, 2019, Vienna, Austria

Apply online by June 24, 2019

Compilation Basics for Macroeconomic Statistics (CBMSx)

English, June 26, 2019 - August 21, 2019, Course conducted online

Apply online by June 24, 2019

Fiscal Policy Analysis (FPA)

Arabic, September 8-19, 2019, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Apply online by June 26, 2019

Monetary Policy (MP)

English, September 8-19, 2019, Kuwait City, Kuwait

Apply online by June 28, 2019

Financial Programming and Policies-Inflation Targeting (FPP-IT)

Spanish, November 4-15, 2019, Washington, DC, United States

Apply online by June 28, 2019

Training Topics

Financial Sector Policies

These courses, presented by the IMF Institute and Monetary and Capital Markets Department, provide a basic understanding of finance to assess benefits and costs of financial instruments, institutions, and markets in a macroeconomic context with focus on risk and mitigating policies. The courses also cover banking supervision, stress testing, financial regulation, and macro-financial risk analysis.

Fiscal Policy

These courses, presented by the IMF Institute and Fiscal Affairs Department, provide a comprehensive analytical framework to understand and assess public fiscal choices and cover macro-fiscal issues, including revenue and expenditure policies; fiscal frameworks, institutions, and rules; fiscal sustainability, as well as tax policy and administration, expenditure policy, and budgetary framework.

General Macroeconomic Analysis

These courses, presented by the IMF Institute, are designed to equip officials with the ability to interpret macroeconomic developments using various techniques and apply analysis to policy formation and forecasting.

Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies

These courses, presented by the IMF Institute, cover issues which have recently gained prominence, including energy subsidies, inclusive growth, managing natural resources, regional integration, and vulnerability diagnostics.

Legal Issues

These courses, presented by the IMF Legal Department, cover a variety of topics including legal aspects of central banking and financial institutions, fiscal and tax law design, and anti-money laundering.

Macroeconomic Statistics

These courses, presented by the IMF Statistics Department, cover national accounts, prices, money and financial sector, balance of payments, financial soundness, and government finance.

Monetary Exchange Rate and Capital Account Policies

These courses, presented by the IMF Institute, share concepts, tools, models and good practices underlying monetary, exchange rate and capital-account policies to promote macroeconomic and financial stability.

Safeguards Assessments

These courses, presented by the IMF Finance Department, include assessment of central bank governance, transparency, and accountability to strengthen the safeguards framework at central banks.