The Diploma for Social Protection Managers is a brand new initiative in the field of social protection capacity strengthening. Its central objective is to support the improvement of the administration and management of national social protection systems, through the training of skilled managers and inspirational leaders.
The social protection courses (offered online and face-to-face*) listed here below are all eligible for the Diploma. Participants need to complete four of the qualified courses within a five-year period as well as the Capstone Project in order to earn the “Social Protection Manager” recognition.
*Face-to-face courses are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Innovative training methodologies and integrated use of digital learning technology
Successful candidates will obtain an ITCILO Certificate of Achievement for each completed course
Participants completing four of the qualified courses and a Capstone Project will obtain the ITCILO Diploma for Social Protection Managers
Participants are national and international officials with a number of years’ experience who are committed to advance social protection through strong leadership and management. They should hold bachelor or advanced degrees, or equivalent work experience, and have a strong background in management, public administration, economics, political science, social science, finance, or related fields.
On achieving the Diploma for Social Protection Managers recognition, successful candidates will:
During each of the four chosen courses, participants are immersed in a rich, intensive and flexible learning programme, which guarantees a steep learning curve in an international environment of knowledge exchange. It also provides a unique opportunity for networking with a large pool of social protection experts.