Officials from Central Banks, Ministries of Finance, Economy, and Planning and Bank/Financial Markets Supervisory Agencies who advise on or help implement macroeconomic and financial policies.
Qualifications and Requirements
Participants are expected to have a degree in economics and be proficient in the use of spreadsheets. Officials who have successfully completed the online FPP.1x course or the just concluded FPP1v course delivered by the STI from July 20 – August 7, 2020, to attend this remote training.
What this training will cover
This remote training, presented by the Institute for Capacity Development, is to build capacity in macroeconomic and financial analysis by analyzing the economic outlook of a country case and then help building a consistent baseline scenario for the main macroeconomic sectors. Participants will learn and discuss how macroeconomic policies can be used to address poor performance and reduce macroeconomic imbalances. Each session will run for three and one-half hour (including half breaks for coffee).
The remote training will be delivered via the WebEx platform. The course dedicates most of the online time to workshops while the participants are expected to watch relevant videos from the FPP.2x online course at home allowing for substantive interaction amongst participants during workshops.