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) 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
This E-Learning course will focus on the crucial elements of contribution collection and compliance, which are central components to the financial sustainability, extension and viability of a social security system. The ISSA guidelines on contribution collection and compliance respond to a number of challenges faced by social security programmes, including reliability and efficiency, compliance issues, and governance beyond operations. As such, the training will provide an in-depth analysis and understanding of the guidelines, divided into 7 key topics: governance, strategy, operational processes, fraud control, coordination with outside organizations, fostering awareness, and programme maturity and evaluation.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should hold positions directly related to the investment of social security funds.
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 Investment of Social Security Funds 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: