Effective actuarial work is crucial for the long-term adequacy and sustainability of social security schemes. Participants of this course will draw on international best-practice guidelines to assess how to embed high quality actuarial work within the effective operation of their social security institution. This is one of seven courses run in partnership with the International Social Security Association (ISSA) and International Labour Organization (ILO) offered in an innovative e-learning format from 2020.
This highly specialized course enables you to join a virtual global network of social security practitioners flexibly and without needing to travel.
Learning begins at own pace, continues through high-quality, engaging "real time" sessions and ends with an individual assignment
Critical insights from professionals of ISSA member organizations
This E-Learning course will focus on the crucial elements of actuarial work in social security, which are central to the assessment of the financial sustainability of a social security system. The training will provide an in-depth analysis and understanding of the Guidelines, as well as an action-oriented and engaging discussion platform on their possible applications.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should be actuaries or hold positions directly related to actuarial work. Course learning materials and tuition will be offered online in English. The following requirements are therefore essential to participate in this course: - The ability to use and access a computer with internet - Working knowledge of written English
This course uses the ISSA/ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work in Social Security as a framework to for assessing challenges and identifying innovations.
This new e-learning course is designed specifically for social security professionals from ISSA member organizations.
The course consists of a number of online modules offered through the eCampus online platform to be completed over a period of six weeks from 1 June to 10 July 2020, for an estimated total of 60 learning hours.
The course is broken down into three phases: