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.
This e-Learning course will focus on the crucial elements of actuarial work in social security, which are central to the assessment of the financial sustainability of a social security system. The training will provide an in-depth analysis and understanding of the Guidelines, as well as an action-oriented and engaging discussion platform on their possible applications.
The course is designed for social security professionals of ISSA member organizations. Participants should be actuaries or hold positions directly related to actuarial work. 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 ISSA/ILO Guidelines on Actuarial Work in Social Security 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.