CAPPP®

Certificate of Achievement in Public Plan Policy (CAPPP®)



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Obtain a solid knowledge base in the legal, legislative, plan design and fiduciary aspects of public sector benefit plans by attending the CAPPP® program.

Ideal for trustees and public sector policy makers, the CAPPP program brings in faculty drawn from practitioners in the public sector who are well versed in the "real" issues being faced. The resulting content is rich with current examples of actual situations.

A Certificate in Employee Pensions or a Certificate in Employee Health is earned by attending four days of instruction. Each certificate is offered in two parts. You can take the two-day courses independently or consecutively and Part II can be taken before Part I. Additionally, attendees are required to pass two take-home exams: one for Part I and one for Part II.

Topic Overview

  • Governance
  • Legal Environment
  • Legislative/Regulatory Developments
  • Actuarial Principles
  • Plan Design
  • Investments
  • Administrative Strategies
  • Emerging Issues
  • Concepts of Group Health Plans
  • Employer Strategies/Options
  • Business Improvement Strategies

Benefits of Attending

  • A cost-effective way to get thorough, on-target information to assist you in policy-making decisions
  • An examination of the role of trustees and their relationship to other public benefit plan functions
  • Firsthand knowledge shared by leading consultants and practitioners in the public benefits field
  • Valuable resource materials for future reference
  • An educational benchmark of excellence for the public sector
  • A way to test your knowledge through a take-home exam.

​CAPPP Program Locations


University of Chicago Gleacher Center

​​June 12-15, 2018 | Chicago, Illinois

Health Part I | Pensions Part I
Health Part II | Pensions Part II​


Ernest N. Morial Convention Center

October 13-14, 2018 | New Orleans, Louisiana

Health Part I | Pensions Part I

Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
Visit www.cebscpe.org for more information.

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More Information

For course content and examination guidelines, call Adam Abelson, (262) 373-7676; or e-mail adama@ifebp.org.

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