B2. Business Administration in Social Protection (1,5 ECTS)

About this training

Location: Heidelberg, Germany

Duration: 31.10. - 04.11.2022

The Business Administration course teaches participants the skills necessary to implement social security instruments in their specific country context. Participants will learn essential elements of business administration, i.e. role of marketing, input factors, management, quality management and business dynamics. Based on this knowledge, they develop a customer orientation. Participants develop strategic skills in social protection.

Social Protection and Social Security

Interested in learning applicable skills in the field of social protection? Our course offering covers everything from health insurance and pension systems to policy implementation and monitoring. By partnering with the University of Maastricht, the German Pension Fund and AOK International Consulting, we are able to disseminate the knowledge of a range of experts. Participants can sign up for individual face-to-face and online courses, or complete our Certificate in Social Protection. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course participants will:

  • Know the most important instruments of social security with regard to business management.
  • Be able to implement these instruments in the context of their own country.
  • Be familiar with the essential elements of business administration.
  • Have an understanding of core business strategies in the social protection context.
Teaching and Assessment

This course will take place at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health.

The course material will be covered in a mixture of lectures, seminars and group activities. Lectures will be held faculty of the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health. In addition, we are planning a visit to a relevant public health institution.

Assessment: In order to receive a certificate, participants take a short test at the end of the course and participate in a group activity.


Prerequisites: This course is held in English. Fluency in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing) is required.

Registration Period: Registration will close on 03.10.2022

Price: 750€


Location: Heidelberg, Germany

Participants of our face-to-face courses get the opportunity to live and study in Heidelberg, Germany. Nestled between two mountains on the Neckar river, Heidelberg is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful German towns. Each year, nearly 12 million visitors come to see attractions like the historic town center and the romantic Heidelberg castle.
Our lectures take place at the Heidelberg Institute of Global Health, which is part of Heidelberg University. Founded in 1386, Heidelberg University is the oldest University in Germany. Its student population of 30,000 give Heidelberg a young vibe that is best experienced in the many restaurants, eateries and bars across town.
While we don’t provide housing ourselves, we can help course participants find student accommodation at the University. Please contact us directly for more information.
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