Impact assessment is a central component of the social protection policy planning process. It is key for identifying gaps and weaknesses in existing social protection provision, and is a valuable tool for evaluating the potential impact of proposed initiatives. This course aims to equip participants with the skills to dynamically assess the effectiveness and efficiency of social protection systems as they evolve over time. The course will be centred around the use of administrative and household survey data for the purpose of impact assessment of social protection systems, while also introducing participants to key considerations in the design of scheme-specific impact evaluations.
The green campus with modern training facilities makes a unique space for learning
Innovative training methodologies and integrated use of digital learning technology
Experts in impact assessment from ILO, Development Pathways and UNICEF Innocenti.
The course is targeted at practitioners who already have a number of years of work experience in social protection and are seeking to strengthen knowledge and skills in relation to social protection impact assessment.
Participants should hold bachelor or advanced degrees and a strong quantitative background in business, public administration, economics, political science, social science, finance, actuarial studies, mathematics, statistics or related fields.
Typical participants would be professionals working in:
Diploma for Social Protection Analysts
The Diploma for Social Protection Analysts is a new initiative in the field of social protection capacity strengthening. Its central objective is to support the improvement in analytical aspects of the design, financial planning and governance of national social protection systems, through the training of quantitative specialists.