IMF Internal Economics Training.pdf - 2019 TRAINING CATALOG Contents DIRECTOR\u2019S MESSAGE 1 INTRODUCTION

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2019 TRAINING CATALOG
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IMF Capacity Development DIRECTOR’S MESSAGE 1 INTRODUCTION 3 HEADQUARTERS AND REGIONAL TRAINING CENTERS AND PROGRAMS 5 f HQ Headquarters f IET Internal Economics Training f Online Learning Regional Training Centers 8 f ATI: Africa Training Institute f CICDC: China–IMF Capacity Development Center f CEF: The IMF–Middle East Center for Economics and Finance f JVI: Joint Vienna Institute f SARTTAC: The South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Center f STI: IMF–Singapore Regional Training Institute Regional Training Programs . 11 f BTC: The Joint Regional Training Center for Latin America in Brazil f GTP: Georgia Training Program f OT: Other Training Progression Table 12 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS 13 f Financial Sector Policies 14 f Fiscal Policy 22 f General Macroeconomic Analysis 28 f Inclusive Growth and Structural Policies 32 f Legal Issues 35 f Macroeconomic Statistics 39 f Monetary, Exchange Rate, and Capital Accounts Policies 44 f Safeguards Assessments 47 SELECTION GUIDELINES AND SPONSORSHIP 48 COURSE TOPICS 49 Contents
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Training Catalog 2019 1 I am pleased to present the catalog of courses which will be delivered during 2019 through our network of regional training centers and programs, as well as at IMF Headquarters and online. This catalog offers our core audience—IMF member government officials—the menu of quality, policy-oriented, hands-on courses that they have come to expect from the IMF Institute . In addition, we also make available our online curriculum to the general public by offering Massive Online Open Courses (MOOCs) . Delivered by experts from across the IMF, our courses cover a variety of subjects with the aim of building stronger institutions and skills for better macroeconomic policy making . For over five decades the IMF Institute has been delivering practical training in multiple languages on core macroeconomic and financial topics to support the IMF’s surveillance and lending activities . To better serve the needs of member countries, we recently revised our curriculum, added specific learning objectives for sustained evaluation, and introduced new delivery modes . The IMF Institute program facilitates sharing of policy experiences through peer-to-peer learning and offers modular courses with a progression through basic, intermediate, and more specialized courses . It uses active learning methods and relies on workshops and case studies tailored to regions to serve members better . Through regular and structured evaluations which incorporate the internationally accepted criteria of relevance, effectiveness, impact, efficiency, and sustainability, we take a critical look at our curriculum and its impact . This approach allows us to continuously improve our courses and respond to the needs of our audience .
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