GBA 2Applications of Group Benefits

GBA CEBS  This is a required course for the GBA and CEBS designations.

This course will be revised for fall 2017. If you have already purchased study materials, you will need to complete your exam in 2017.

This course examines in-depth, specific applications of life, health and other group benefits programs provided by employers. Among the programs covered are life insurance, income replacement, health, dental, and work/life programs including employee assistance and wellness, financial planning and other financial benefits. This course also provides an introduction to flexible benefits design options.  

Study Materials

  • Learning Guide, 3rd edition, $185.00 
  • Text: Group  Benefits Plan Management (2015 edition), Advocis, Ontario, $84.95.  This text is also used in GBA 1.
  • Readings Update

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Assignment Topics

  1. Death Benefits
  2. Death Benefits Continued
  3. Short-Term Income Replacement Benefits
  4. Long-Term Disability Benefits
  5. Absence and Disability Management
  6. Extended Health Care Benefits
  7. Dental Benefits
  8. Employee Assistance Programs and Wellness Programs
  9. Flexible Benefits Plan Design
  10. Flexible Benefits Plan Design Continued