Every social security programme is imbued with public interest that demands exemplary governance in its administration. This course draws on international best-practice guidelines to assess the main principles, structures and mechanisms that promote and support good governance practices in key areas of social security administration. This is one of seven courses run in partnership with the International Social Security Association (ISSA) 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
Investing social security funds appropriately and responsibly requires a firm grasp of the underlying concepts and principles of investment. This E-Learning course will allow participants to expand their knowledge and abilities through focusing on ISSA's Guidelines on Investment of Social Security Funds, with an overview of (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 a social security fund from implementation to monitoring of an investment policy.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should hold positions that are involved in decision-making directly or in an advisory capacity and are interested in applying the ISSA Guidelines on Good Governance.
Course learning materials and tuition will be offered online in English. The following requirements are therefore essential to participate in this course:
This course uses the recently updated ISSA Guidelines on Good Governance as a framework 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: