National public pension systems are designed to sustain income security and prevent poverty, and in most countries redistribute funds which are a significant portion of the national GDP. Efficient governance supported by sound quantitative studies can make a lasting difference to the long-term sustainability of these systems. Given the uncertainty of future events and the complex interrelated nature of pension systems, projection methods and models are crucial for empowering policy-makers in design and monitoring. The aim of this course is to enhance the capacity of participants to use projection methods, develop actuarial models and build their own country-specific model based on the generic model of the ILO.
The green campus with modern training facilities makes a unique space for learning
Innovative training methodologies and integrated use of digital learning technology
Individual work to create project-based proposals
Participants contextualize actuarial work in social protection at the national and international levels.
Diploma for Social Protection Analysts
This course qualifies for the ITCILO Diploma for Social Protection Analysts. Take three out of four eligible courses within a five year period, and complete a capstone project, to become part of a global cadre of practitioners with a recognised set of skills in social protection policy analysis.
The course consists of a number of online modules offered through the eCampus online platform to be completed over a period of six weeks for an estimated total of 60 learning hours.
The course is broken down into three phases: