Reserve funds play an important role in the sustainability of social security systems, but their contribution depends on effective investment processes. This course draws on international best-practice guidelines to explore how to implement well-organised and effective investment processes that can respond to economic, demographic, political and management pressures. This is one of seven courses run in partnership with the International Social Security Association (ISSA) held simultaneously at the Turin Centre.
Join a network of social security practitioners in this highly specialized course.
The green campus with modern training facilities makes a unique space for learning
Innovative training methodologies and integrated use of digital learning technology
Learning begins at home, continues in the classroom, and ends with an individual assignment
Critical insights from professionals of ISSA member organizations
Investing social security funds appropriately and responsibly requires a firm grasp of the underlying concepts and principles. This course will enable participants to expand their investment knowledge and skills by focusing on the ISSA Guidelines covering on the Investment of Social Security Funds. It will cover (1) investment governance principles, (2) investment governance structures, (3) common processes, and (4) processes specific to internal and external investment management. Participants will learn best practices in investing social security funds, from implementing an investment policy to monitoring the results.
This course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions. Participants should hold positions directly related to the investment of social security funds and be interested in improving their investment structures and processes by applying the ISSA Guidelines.
This course uses the ISSA Guidelines on Investment of Social Security Funds as a framework for assessing challenges and identifying innovations.
This course is designed specifically for social security professionals from ISSA member organizations.
The course consists of 60 total hours of learning, broken up into three phases.