Financial Sector Surveillance

This course, presented by the IMF Institute for Capacity Development, introduces participants to key concepts and tools used to analyze and mitigate financial sector vulnerabilities in order to lay a foundation on which to build surveillance systems. A priority is assessment of the main risks facing both bank and nonbank financial institutions and their macroeconomic implications. The course explains how to detect a build-up of vulnerabilities that may threaten financial stability and contaminate other sectors of the economy. A combination of lectures and hands-on workshops allows participants to apply use the latest risk assessment techniques.