Virtual Courses Schedule January 2021 - April 2022

No. Sponsoring Agency Course No. Course Title Course ID Course Date Duration (Weeks) Language Method of Application Application Deadline
1 IMF (CEF-LEG) CE21.05V Undergoing an AML/CFT Mutual Evaluation

AMLSv Jan 10-14 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
2 MF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.20V Monetary and Financial Statistics – Introductory

MFS-Iv Jan 11-14 1 E/A By Invitation
3 IMF (CEF-FAD) CE21.19V Strengthening Budget Institutions-Budget Execution and Cash Management

SBIv Jan 11-14 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
4 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.01V Risk Based Banking Supervision

RBSv Jan 18-21 1 E/A ONS Deadline Passed
5 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE21.01V Fiscal Policy Analysis in the Context of the COVID-19 Pandemic

FPAv Jan 18-28 2 A OAS Deadline Passed
6 MF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.23V Quarterly National Accounts

QNAv Feb 1-4 1 E/A By Invitation
7 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.17V Current Issues in Banking Regulation and Supervision

BRSv Feb 1-4 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
8 IMF (CEF-FAD) CE21.22V Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice

TPATv Feb 1-4 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
9 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.104V Value Chain and Industry Analysis for Policy Design – Bootcamp

VCv Feb 8-11 1 E/A Invitation
10 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.02V Financial Programming and Policies

FPPv Feb 8-18 2 A OAS Deadline Passed
11 IMF (CEF)-OECD CE21.103V Advancing the Strategic Use of Public Procurement in MENA and GCC Countries

PPMv Feb 15-18 1 E/A Invitation
12 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.26V Bank Restructuring and Resolution

BRv March 1-4 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
13 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.02V Selected Analytical Tools for Better PFM Reforms and Systems

PFMv March 1-4 1 E/A ONS Deadline Passed
14 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.102V Delivering Social Protection in an Age of Technological Disruption: Policy Framework, Design, and Implementation

SPv March 15-18 1 E/A Invitation
15 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.03V Financial Development and Financial Inclusion

FDFIv March 15-25 2 E OAS Deadline Passed
16 MF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.28V Financial Soundness Indicators

FSIv March 22-25 1 E/A By Invitation
17 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.04V Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries

MRCv March 22-April 1 2 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
18 MF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.16V Cross-Border Position Statistics

CBPSv March 29 - April 1 1 E/A By Invitation
19 IMF (CEF-FAD) CE21.32V Reforming Fuel Subsidies

RFSv April 5-8 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
20 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.31V Risk-Based Banking Supervision

BSOv April 5-8 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
21 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.101V How to apply PEFA, the PEFA Gender, and the PEFA Climate modules for PFM improvements

PEFAv May 24-27 1 E/A Invitation
22 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.06V Macroeconomic Diagnostics

MDSv May 24-June 3 2 E OAS Deadline Passed
23 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE21.07V Fiscal Frameworks

FFv June 7-17 2 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
24 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.13V Regulation and Supervision of Institutions offering Islamic Financial Services

[It takes place over 3 consecutive weeks, with one session (Monday) each week], except for the last week, two sessions (Monday & Thursday)

IFSv June 7-24 1 E/A ONS
25 IMF (CEF-LEG) CE21.35V Use of Financial Intelligence for Money Laundering Investigations and Prosecutions

(Course Cancelled)

AMLv June 8-10 0.8 E/A OAS (TBC)
26 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.14V Post Crisis Revenue Generation for Tax Administration

TAv June 28-July 1 1 E/A ONS Deadline Passed
27 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.15V National Accounts Statistics: The Sequence of Accounts and the Recording of COVID-19 Related Initiatives

NASv July 5-8 1 E/A ONS Deadline Passed
28 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE21.08V Financial Sector Surveillance

FSSv July 5-15 2 E OAS
29 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.36V Selected Central Banking Issues in Fixed Exchange Rate Arrangements Without Capital Controls

FERv July 7-8 0.5 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
30 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.37V Monetary and Fiscal Interactions in DSGE Models

MFIMv July 12-15 1 E OAS Deadline Passed
31 IMF (CEF-FAD) CE21.38V International Corporate Tax Issues

ICTv July 12-15 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
32 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.09V Fiscal Policy Analysis

FPAv Aug 30-Sept 9 2 A OAS
33 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.16V Methods and Tools for Medium-Term Budget Planning

MTBPv Sept 6-9 1 E/A ONS
34 MF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.39V Statistics on International Trade in Goods and Services

ITGSv Sept 6-9 1 E/A Invitation
35 IMF (CEF)-OECD CE21.109V Improving Productivity, Diversification and Competitiveness

COMPv Sept 13-16 1 E/A Invitation
36 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.40V Macro Stress Testing

(Course will be delivered in five days)

MSTv Sept 13-20 1.25 E OAS Deadline Passed
37 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.10V Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis

MFAv Sept 20-30 2 E OAS Deadline Passed
38 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.41V Local Currency Bond Market Development

LCBMDv Oct 4-7 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
39 IMF (CEF)-WTO CE21.111V Trade Policy

(Course Cancelled)

TP1v Oct 11-14 1 E/A Invitation
40 IMF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.42V Government Finance Statistics – Fundamental

GFS-Fv Oct 11-21 2 E/A Invitation
41 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE21.11V Exchange Rate Policy

ERPv Oct 18-28 2 E OAS Deadline Passed
42 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.112V Boosting Women’s Access to More and Better Jobs in MENA

WEEv Oct 25-28 1 E/A Invitation
43 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE21.43V Cyber Risk Supervision – Path to Operational Resilience

CRSv Nov 1-4 1 E/A OAS Deadline Passed
44 IMF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE21.44V High-Frequency Indicators of Economic Activity

IEAv Nov 1-4 1 E/A Invitation
45 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.12V Fiscal Sustainability

FSv Nov 1-11 2 E/A OAS
46 IMF (CEF-METAC) NI21.17V National Accounts Statistics - Measuring the Non-Observed Economy

NOEv Nov 15-18 1 E/A ONS Apply online by October 22, 2021
47 IMF (CEF-FIN) CE21.45V Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks

SACv Nov 15-18 1 E/A OAS Apply online by October 14, 2021
48 IMF (CEF)-OECD CE21.113V Policies for SMEs and Access to Finance in the MENA Region

SMEv Nov 22-25 1 E/A Invitation
49 IMF (CEF)-WTO CE21.114V Regional SPS Workshop for Arab Countries

SPSv Nov 22-25 1 E/A Invitation
50 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.115V Green, Resilient and Inclusive Development in a Post COVID-19 World: Take a Breath - Facing off with Climate Change

CCv Nov 29-Dec 2 1 E/A Invitation
51 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE21.14V Monetary Policy

MPv Nov 29-Dec 9 2 E OAS Apply online by October 25, 2021
52 IMF (CEF)-WB CE21.110V Applying Behavioral Science to Public Policy – A Guide for Practitioners

BSPPv Dec 6-9 1 E/A Invitation
53 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE21.13V Inclusive Growth

IGv Dec 6-16 2 E/A OAS
54 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE22.05V Formulating and Implementing a Medium-Term Debt Management Strategy

MTDSv Jan 10-13 1 E/A OAS
55 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE22.12V Vulnerability Diagnostics

VDsv Jan 10-20 2 E OAS
56 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE22.01V Financial Programming and Policies

FPPv Jan 10-20 2 A OAS
57 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE22.06V eMoney and Mobile Payments

EMMv Jan 24-27 1 E/A OAS
58 IMF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE22.07V Consumer Price Index-Advanced

CPI-Av Jan 24-27 1 E/A Invitation
59 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE22.08V Thinking through Central Bank Digital Currency

CBDCv Feb 1-3 0.75 E/A OAS
60 IMF (CEF)-OECD CE22.101V Improving the Understanding of Corruption Risks to Boost Prevention and Detection

CORPv Feb 7-10 1 E/A Invitation
61 IMF (CEF-ICD)-AMF CE22.02V Fiscal Policy Analysis

FPAv Feb 7-17 2 A OAS
62 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE22.03V Financial Development and Financial Inclusion

FDFIv Feb 7-17 2 E OAS
63 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE22.09V Financial Market Infrastructures: Principles and Practices

FMI-PPv Mar 7-10 1 E/A OAS
64 IMF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE 22.10V External Debt Statistics

(Date to be determined)

EDSv TBD 1 E/A Invitation
65 IMF (CEF-STA)-AMF CE22.13V Financial Soundness Indicators

FSIv Mar 14-17 1 E/A Invitation
66 IMF (CEF-ICD) CE22.04V Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries

MRCv Mar 21-31 2 E/A OAS
67 IMF (CEF-MCM) CE22.11V Cross-Border Payments in the Digital Age

CBPv Mar 28-30 0.75 E/A OAS


OAS: Online Application Sy        stem

ONS: Online Nomination System

AMF: Arab Monetary Fund

BAM: Bank Al-Maghrib

CEF: Middle East Center for Economics and Finance 

IMF: International Monetary Fund

IMF Department Abbreviations: Finance (FIN); Fiscal Affairs (FAD); IMF Institute for Capacity Development (ICD); Legal (LEG); Monetary and Capital Markets (MCM); Statistics (STA);

METAC: Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center

OECD: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development

WBG: World Bank Group

WTO: World Bank Group

* The course will be conducted at the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) in Abu-Dhabi-United Arab Emirates (UAE).

** The course will be conducted at Bank Al Maghrib (BAM)-Rabat, Morocco.

E = English, A = Arabic, E/A = English with simultaneous interpretation into Arabic.

Fluency in the language of instruction or in the language of simultaneous interpretation is a prerequisite for all courses.

Note: Course Dates are subject to changes. Please visit our website regularly: for latest updates.


      IMF, IMF-CEF
      IMF, CEF, AMF.
      World Bank Institute (WBI), and World Bank-MENA Region Department.
      ** MENA Education Team (MNSHE); and MENA Social Protection Team in Coordination with the WB Kuwait    Office.
      World Trade Organization (WTO).
      Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
      Middle East Regional Technical Assistance Center (METAC).
      Bank Al-Maghrib.