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Certificate in Global Benefits Management
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The Certificate in Global Benefits Management provides the comprehensive knowledge needed to administer and manage a global benefits program.Employers that work globally must learn to navigate the increasingly complex challenges of international benefits and cultural expectations. Learn from global industry experts and international residents while you earn your Certificate in Global Benefits Management. In 2017, this certificate course will be offered three times.

2017 Course Locations


Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center

April 24-28, 2017 | Washington, D.C.

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The University of Chicago Gleacher Center/Sheraton Grand Chicago

June 12-16, 2017 | Chicago, Illinois

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Millennium Biltmore

October 2-6, 2017 | Los Angeles, California

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This is such a great way to understand benefits globally. The discussions among fellow colleagues and industry subject matter experts allow you to absorb the information efficiently.

Renu Chhabra Global Benefits Manager

Earning Your Certificate in Global Benefits Management

This program gives you the opportunity to document what you have learned with a Certificate of Achievement from the leading benefits educator—the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Earning a certificate demonstrates your expertise and recognizes your commitment to your profession. A limited class size provides you with an environment where you get answers to your specific questions and attention to your unique needs. You’ll find an unmatched training opportunity for live, hands-on learning and dialogue with industry thought leaders. In order to earn a certificate, you must attend 9 of the 10 sessions offered. The case studies and application session is required as one of the 9 sessions. Please make your travel plans accordingly.

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain a thorough education in the critical areas of global benefits management.
  • Receive intensive training over 4½ days of instruction, allowing you to complete the certificate program in one trip.
  • Obtain a solid foundation in international benefits and an enhanced understanding of the differences in benefit packages offered around the world

Who Should Attend

Course curriculum is designed to provide optimal education for professionals working in benefits, compensation and/or human resources who have recently assumed responsibility for global benefits, professionals currently working internationally who are interested in expanding their global knowledge base and individuals working for organizations providing global benefit services to multinational employers.

Past Attendees of the Certificate in Global Benefits Management

New in 2016
As a past attendee who earned the Certificate in Global Benefits Management, you now have the option of retaking any regional overview session at any offering of the Certificate in Global Benefits Management for a reduced, sessional fee.

Each session is four hours in length and focuses specifically on the culture, benefits and employment practices impacting benefits in that specific region. Attend one session or any combination of the four regional sessions. See the brochure for more details. Register online only for these sessions.

Contact Information

For questions regarding the curriculum of the International Foundation’s Global Benefits Management course, contact Tiffany Ulbing at (262) 373-7652, or For registration information, e-mail or phone toll-free (888) 334-3327, option 2 or (262) 786-6710, option 2.

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Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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