The Fiscal Affairs Department and the Institute for Capacity Development of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced the launch of the online course on Public Financial Management (PFM). The online course, presented by the IMF’s Fiscal Affairs Department, provides an overview of PFM systems, institutions, and capacity development in developing and emerging market economies.

The course focuses on PFM issues based on the IMF’s operational and analytical perspectives, in support of macroeconomic stability, economic growth, and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The training covers a wide range of topics, and treats PFM as an integrated system rather than a collection of specialties. As such, it focuses on PFM priorities, reform objectives and implementation risks. The course is built on conceptual and practical approaches, and includes testimonies from ministers of finance, practitioners, and other stakeholders from many countries. 

Participants to the online course will also learn more about the PEFA framework.

All government officials, including from development agencies, are welcome to register. The course is particularly relevant for mid- to senior-level officials in ministries of finance, treasuries, debt management offices, ministries of economy, or financial planning divisions in line ministries.

For more information on the course, please see the course website