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.
The recently updated ISSA Guidelines on Good Governance provide board members and managers with practical guidance in nine areas of major concern: strategic planning; operational risk management; internal auditing of operations; actuarial soundness; enforcement of the prudent-person principle in investment management; prevention and control of corruption and fraud in contributions and benefits; service standards for members and beneficiaries; human-resource policies on development, retention and succession; and investment in ICT infrastructure. The training will provide an in-depth analysis and understanding of the ISSA Guidelines.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should hold positions that involve decision-making directly or in an advisory capacity and application of the ISSA Guidelines on Good Governance. 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 Good Governance 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.