CEBS.

Four Letters That Make a Statement—Past, Present, Future.

Instructor-Led Onli​ne Classes

Online CEBS​​ classes are an optional educational tool designed to complement the self-study approach. Offered over a 12-week perio​​d during the spring, summer and fall, online classes give structure to your study and are facilitated by established and experienced CEBS professionals.

Online classes include:

  • Instructor notes for each module
  • Brief audio overview of each module
  • Quizzes, interactive games, discussion and activities based on the Benefits in Action cases
  • Two instructor-led live review sessions
  • Printable flashcards for each module to help with mastery of Key Terms/Concepts
  • Discussion questions on each module posted weekly
  • Opportunity to ask questions and network with others in the class
  • Class is available 24/7 online, throughout the 12 weeks, giving you the flexibility to study wherever and whenever you need to.

What does an online instructor do?

Your online instructor has many roles including:

  • Designing all content and activities in your class to help you retain knowledge and study for your CEBS Exam
  • Facilitating live review sessions
  • Monitoring the discussion forum to provide clarification and guidance to learners
  • Creating discussion questions for each module and Benefits in Action Mini Case to stimulate engagement and learning about employee benefits
  • Sharing his/her real world experience about being a benefits professional
  • Answering questions that students submit via the discussion forum, email, and private message

Get to Know the Instructors

GBA 1
Chris Healy, Ph.D., CEBS, PHR,
SHRM-CP

Vice President of Human Resources
Performance Foodservice—Temple
GBA 2
Mark Dunlop, CEBS, AEF, AFC, CFP, ChFC, CLU, FLMI, REBC, RHUPrincipal
Designed Benefit Incentives
GBA/RPA 3
Elizabeth McBurney, CEBS
Assistant Human Resources Manager/Benefits Manager
Columbia County Board of Commissioners
RPA 1 & RPA2
Mary Komornicka, CEBS
Attorney
Larkin Hoffman Law Firm

Get to Know the Instructors

GBA 1
Sheila Phillips, CEBS
Consultant
Group Benefits
GBA 2
Cindy Arcand, CEBS Manager/Director
Employee Benefits and Retirement Programs
GBA/RPA 3
Patricia Noble, CEBS
Director of Policy, Research and Labour Market Analysis
Department of Post Secondary Education, Training and Labour, New Brunswick s
RPA 1
Jeff Billard, CEBS
Policy Advisor
Ontario Teachers Pension Plan
RPA2
Christopher Lackey, M.B.A., CEBS
Regional Sales Associate
Russell Investments

How to enroll in an online class

Submit the enrollment form along with the online class fee. You must be enrolled in the corresponding exam in order to participate in the online class. Choose a testing quarter that will give you ample time to study during the online class and to review after the class concludes.

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How to enroll in an online class

Submit the enrollment form along with the online class fee. You must be enrolled in the corresponding exam in order to participate in the online class. Choose a testing window that will give you ample time to study during the online class and to review after the class concludes.

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Online Class Schedule | U.S.      

Spring 2019 | January 28th-April 19th 

GBA 1 —​​​ Directing Benefits Programs Part 1

GBA 2 — Directing Benefits Programs Part 2

GBA/RPA 3 — Strategic Benefits Management

RPA 1 — Directing Retirement Plans Part 1

RPA 2 — Directing Retirement Plans Part 2

Summer 2019 | May 20th-August 9th

GBA 1 —​​​ Directing Benefits Programs Part 1

GBA 2 — Directing Benefits Programs Part 2

GBA/RPA 3 — Strategic Benefits Management

RPA 1 — Directing Retirement Plans Part 1

RPA 2 — Directing Retirement Plans Part 2

Online Class Schedule | Canada

Spring 2019 - January 21st - April 12th

GBA 1 — ​​​Managing Benefit Plans Part 1

GBA 2 — Managing Benefit Plans Part 2

GBA/RPA 3 — Navigating the Plan Environment

RPA 1 — Managing Retirement Plans Part 1

RPA 2 — Managing Retirement Plans Part 2

Summer 2019 - May 13th - August 2nd

GBA 1 — ​​​Managing Benefit Plans Part 1

GBA 2 — Managing Benefit Plans Part 2

GBA/RPA 3 — Navigating the Plan Environment

RPA 1 — Managing Retirement Plans Part 1

RPA 2 — Managing Retirement Plans Part 2

  

Questions about your next step?
Give us a call at (800) 449-2327, option 3 ​​or e-mail 
cebs@ifebp.org.​