This OXFORD course on Pensions Regulation and Governance is designed to familiarise course participants with the origins of pensions, underlying philosophies vis a vis state and private sector provision and the current direction of travel between jurisdictions in Europe, the UK and the United States. This is done with an examination of the concepts of inter-generational fairness, longevity, lifestyles, current rates of medical advance, morbidity, investment performance, AI, Pension Tech, Robot Process Automation stock-market performance, risks within the various stakeholder groups and society as a whole.
Course participants from the public sector responsible for formulating public policy on pensions will gain greater understanding at a strategic and tactical level of the issues involved and will be better able to create policies which are appropriate to their specific geographies given policy priorities and affordability. Those engaged in formulating employee benefit packages and succession planning in the private sector will understand where risks and pensions fit into the overall equation .
Marketers, New Product Development Specialists, Sales Directors of life and pensions companies, large brokers ,life and pensions salespersons and wealth managers dealing with clients both onshore and offshore will be able to better shape and position their offerings to achieve optimum penetration and funds under management. Risk managers ,actuaries and those involved in investment strategies for pension funds will gain wider perspective to inform their deliberations/actions in relation to more informed product design and the makeup of investments. Every course participant will learn strategic thinking within a multi-faceted and complex environment from the approaches of other countries and see how pensions can sensibly compete with alternative investment products.