The ISSA Academy diploma programme aims to enable ISSA members to gain a better understanding of the ISSA Guidelines and the use of the Guidelines in improving investment of social security institutions.
Training institution: The Muhanna Foundation
Training venue: Muscat, Oman (to be determined)
Training course topic: ISSA Guidelines on Investment of Social Security Funds
Region: Open to ISSA member organizations in all regions
Investing social security funds appropriately and responsibly requires a firm grasp of the underlying concepts and principles of investment. This course will allow participants to expand their knowledge and abilities by focusing on the ISSA Guidelines on Investment of Social Security Funds, providing an overview of:
- Investment governance principles and structures
- Common processes
- Processes specific to internal and external investment management
Participants will learn best practices in investing a social security fund, from implementation to monitoring of an investment policy.
Who can participate?
The training course is designed for social security professionals from ISSA member institutions and who have a professional interest in the Guidelines covered in this training course.
How many people can participate
Each training course has places for up to 25 participants from ISSA member institutions.
How to apply for the training course
Applicants should submit their registration no later than 20 November 2019, supported by a letter from their sponsoring institution, indicating to assume the costs of the participant.
Please contact the training institution to apply for this training course:
Rana E. Reda
The Muhanna Foundation
John Kennedy St., Alameddine Bldg, 1st floor
Beirut – Lebanon
Phone: 00961 1 371611
Fax: 00961 1 361611
Cost of participation
The participation fees at the diploma programs is USD 1,600 per participant (note that group discounts are available). The fee includes 50 hours of training divided between online and in-class training sessions (Arabic language), tuition fees, Certificate of Attendance from ISSA & the Muhanna Foundation, training material, coffee breaks and lunch and a guided tour around the city. Travel, visa and accommodation are excluded.
The diploma-training programme
The ISSA Academy diploma programme offers high-level training on the ISSA Guidelines for social security professionals. Each training course combines on-line assignments and on-site training on a specific set of ISSA Guidelines. The training courses are provided by members of the ISSA Training Consortium.