This course is one of ten eligible courses for the Diploma For Social Protection Managers. To achieve the Diploma, successful candidates must complete four out of ten courses within a five year period and undertake a capstone assessment.
This e-Learning course will focus on the crucial elements of administrative solutions for extending coverage, which are vital for the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on administrative solutions for extending coverage address a number of the challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should hold positions directly related to the design and implementation of administrative solutions for extending the coverage of social security systems. Course learning materials and tuition will be offered online in English. The following requirements are therefore essential for participation in this course: the ability to access and use a computer with an internet connection; a working knowledge of written English.
This course uses the recently updated ISSA Guidelines on Administrative Solutions for Extending Coverage as a framework for assessing challenges and identifying innovations.
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 3 May to 11 June 2021, for an estimated total of 60 learning hours. The course is broken down into three phases.