Trustees Masters Program (TMP)

Trustees Masters Program (TMP)

Saturday, October 13 - Sunday, October 14, 2018
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, LA
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The Trustees Masters Program (TMP) is the pinnacle event for advanced-level trustee networking and education. Designed by trustees and practitioners in the field for trustees who have five or more years of experience, TMP is for serious-minded trustees who want to think and act more boldly, systematically and proactively. The curriculum builds on trustees’ existing knowledge base and experience through peer exchange and group exercises over an intensive two days.

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​In order to help trustees better meet their educational needs, the Foundation has created a suggested progression of trustee education. TMP is the fourth step in the path.


Speakers tailor the discussions of the following topics to the needs and concerns of the registrants by using feedback from a survey.

  • ​Establishing Goals and Objectives
  • Using Fund Professionals Wisely
  • Attributes of a Good Trustee
  • ​Measuring Investment Performance
  • Case Studies
  • Future Challenges

View the various education program offerings for multiemployer trustees.

​Benefits of Attending

  • Gain deeper insights into the role of a trustee.
  • Interact with peers and share what you have learned and takeaways from your own experiences
  • Obtain concrete ideas for tackling specific issues
  • Attain proven practices that work
  • Earn special recognition for your knowledge and participation with a TMP certificate and pin.
  • Participate in exclusive TMP graduate sessions offered at each Annual Conference.

Who Should Attend

The Trustees Masters Program is open to experienced trustees who have five or more years of experience or have attended at least two International Foundation conferences.



Speakers for this conference will be announced soon! Please check back for a list of speakers.

​Additional Information

This program is divided into three tiers to help further facilitate your ongoing education and recognition. Tiers one and two are required for course completion and to receive your TMP pin.

  • Tier One: Core Program
    Held October 13-14, 2018
    Become a TMP Candidate.
  • Tier Two: Candidate Classes
    Attend two specially designed courses held during the U.S. Annual Conference.
    Earn a TMP Pin.

Continue Your Learning

  • TMP Advanced Leadership Summit—The TMP Advanced Leadership Summit is an opportunity to delve deeper into relevant topics critical to a fund’s overall strategy. 

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Continuing Education

Programs sponsored by the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans are consistently accepted for credit by agencies governing continuing education for license renewal and professional recertification.

For additional information, visit our continuing education (CE) web page or contact us by phone at (262) 786-6710, option 2.

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

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 9/4/2018 US $1,485.00 US $1,705.00
After 9/4/2018 US $1,785.00 US $2,005.00