Course Schedule 2019

No. Sponsoring Agency Course No. Course Title Course ID Course Date Duration (Weeks) Language Method of Application Application Deadline
1 OECD CE19.100 Public and Private Sectors’ Alliances in the Fight against Corruption in MENA and GCC Countries

PPS Jan 7-10 0.8 E/A Invitation By Invitation
2 WBG CE19.101 Creating Markets and Unleashing Private Sector Development through Competition

PSD Jan 13-17 1 E/A Invitation By Invitation
3 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.01 Financial Sector Policies

FSP Jan 20-31 2 E OAS
4 METAC CE19.102 National Accounts Compilation Issues, Price and Volume Measures

NAS Jan 21-24 0.8 E/A ONS Deadline passed
5 IMF (LEG) CE19.02 Public Financial Management Legal Frameworks

LFPFM Jan 27-31 1 E/A OAS Deadline passed
6 IMF (FAD) CE19.03 Tax Policy and Administration: Theory and Practice

TPAT Jan 27-31 1 E/A OAS
7 WTO CE19.103 Regional Workshop on Dispute Settlement for Arab Countries

TPI Feb 4-7 0.8 E/A Invitation
8 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.04 Government Finance Statistics

GFS Feb 3-14 2 A OAS
9 IMF (ICD) CE19.05 Financial Programming and Policies

FPP Feb 3-14 2 A OAS
10 IMF (STA) CE19.06 Quarterly National Accounts

QNA Feb 10-21 2 E/A OAS
11 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.07 Introductory Course on Monetary and Financial Statistics

MFS-I Feb 17-28 2 E/A OAS
12 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.08 Fiscal Policy Analysis

FPA Mar 3-14 2 E OAS
13 IMF (ICD) CE19.09 Macroeconomic Management in Resource Rich Countries

MRC Mar 3-14 2 E/A OAS
14 IMF (ICD) CE19.10 Financial Development and Financial Inclusion

FDFI Mar 3-14 2 E OAS
15 IMF (STA) CE19.31 Compiling Natural Resources in National Accounts

ANR Mar 17-21 1 E/A OAS
16 IMF (MCM) CE19.33 High-Level Seminar on Banking Supervision and Regulation

BRS-GCC Mar 24-28 1 E/A Invitation
17 METAC CE19.104 Performance Management in Tax Administration

PMTA Apr 1-4 0.8 E/A ONS
18 OECD CE19.105 Effective Competitiveness Policies in MENA Countries

COMP Apr 8-11 0.8 E/A Invitation
19 IMF (ICD)-BAM CE19.11 Model-Based Monetary Policy Analysis and Forecasting

(date to be confirmed)

MPAF Apr 8-19 2 E OAS
20 WTO CE19.106 Advanced Regional Workshop on Government Procurement for Arab and Middle East Countries

TP2 Apr 16-18 0.6 E/A Invitation
21 IMF (ICD) CE19.12 Macroeconomic Diagnostics

MDS Apr 14-25 2 E OAS
22 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.13 Fiscal Frameworks

FF Apr 21-May 2 2 E/A OAS
23 METAC CE19.107 Implementation of the International Financial Reporting Standard

IFRS9 Apr 22-25 0.8 E/A ONS
24 IMF (FAD) CE19.14 Reforming Fuel Subsidies

RFS Apr 28-May 2 1 E/A OAS
25 WBG CE19.108 Emerging Trends in E-Governance and Applications to E-Procurement

GOV-PPM Apr 28-May 2 1 E/A Invitation
26 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.15 Financial Sector Surveillance

FSS June 16-27 2 E OAS
27 WBG CE19.109 Managing Water Scarcity in MENA: Resource and Demand Management, Sector Financing, and Desalination

MWS June 18-20 0.6 E/A Invitation
28 OECD CE19.110 Public Procurement in MENA Countries

PPM June 24-27 0.8 E/A Invitation
29 IMF (COM)-WTO CE19.32 Parliamentary Workshop for Members of Parliament in the MENA Region

(dates to be determined later)

PARL-MENA Sep 3-5 Cancelled 0.6 E/A Invitation
30 IMF (ICD) CE19.16 Monetary Policy

MP Sept 8-19 2 E OAS
31 IMF (ICD) CE19.17 Fiscal Policy Analysis

FPA Sept 8-19 2 A OAS
32 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.18 International Trade in Goods and Services Statistics

ITGS Sept 15-19 1 E/A OAS
33 IMF (MCM) CE19.19 Macro-Stress Testing

MST Sept 22-26 1 E OAS
34 IMF (LEG) CE19.20 Undergoing an AML/CFT Mutual Evaluation

AMLS Sept 22-26 1 E/A Invitation
35 WBG CE19.111 Regional Course on Boosting Women’s Access to More and Better Jobs in MENA

WEE Sept 29-Oct 3 1 E/A Invitation By Invitation
36 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.21 Compilation of Balance of Payment Statistics

BPSCG Oct 6-10 1 E/A OAS
37 IMF (ICD) CE19.22 Exchange Rate Policy

ERP Oct 6-17 2 E OAS
38 IMF (ICD)-BAM CE19.23 Macroeconometric Forecasting and Analysis

MFA Oct 7-18 2 E OAS Apply online by August 4th, 2019.
39 WBG CE19.112 Urban Mobility and its Impact on Economic Growth in MENA

UMEG Oct 13-17 1 E/A Invitation
40 IMF (FAD) CE19.24 Strengthening Budget Institutions

SBI Oct 20-24 1 E/A OAS Apply online by July 24th, 2019.
41 IMF (ICD) CE19.25 Fiscal Sustainability

FS Oct 27-Nov 7 2 E/A OAS
42 OECD CE19.113 Risk Management and Audit in the Public Sector

RM-AUD Oct 28-Oct 31 0.8 E/A Invitation By Invitation
43 IMF (FIN) CE19.26 Safeguards Assessments of Central Banks

SAC Nov 3-7 1 E/A OAS
44 WTO CE19.114 Trade Policy


TP3 Nov 11-14 0.8 E/A Invitation
45 IMF (MCM) CE19.27 Current Issues in Banking Supervision and Regulation

BRS Nov 17-21 1 E/A OAS
46 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.28 Financial Soundness Indicators

FSI Nov 17-28 2 E/A OAS
47 OECD CE19.115 Good Practices for SMEs and Access to Finance Policies

SME Nov 25-28 0.8 E/A Invitation
48 IMF (ICD) CE19.29 Inclusive Growth

IG Dec 1-12 2 E/A OAS
49 IMF (ICD)-AMF CE19.30 Vulnerability Diagnostics

VDS Dec 8-19 2 E OAS
50 METAC CE19.116 Methods and Tools for Building a Medium-Term Budget

BUD Dec 16-19 0.8 E/A ONS Apply link to be provided by METAC




OAS: Online Application System

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 change. Please visit our website regularly: for latest updates.

    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.