Education for Trustees, by Trustees.
Serving as a multiemployer trustee in today’s world requires a greater understanding of wide-ranging issues—complex regulations, legislation, health care systems, investment strategies and more. In order to help trustees better meet their educational needs, the Foundation has created a suggested progression of trustee education.
TMP Advanced Leadership Summit
TMP graduates have the opportunity to continue their learning and delve deeper into relevant topics critical to a fund’s overall strategy. The topic focus of the TMP Advanced Leadership Summit changes each year to reflect the most essential issues facing trustees.
Trustees Masters Program (TMP)
The Trustees Masters Program (TMP) is the pinnacle event for advanced-level trustees who want to gain a deeper insight into their role as well as interact with peers. Attendees will be able to delve into topics such as using fund processionals wisely, measuring investment performance and discuss future challenges.
Advanced Trustees and Administrators Institute
The Advanced Trustees and Administrators Institute is offered in February and June each year as part of the Trustees and Administrators Institutes. This conference is designed to keep experienced trustees informed of the latest industry trends, legal and regulatory changes, and best practices as well as bringing new ideas to light. Attendees gain a deeper understanding of how to run their pension and health and welfare funds.
New Trustees Institute—Level II: Concepts in Practice
Strengthen your knowledge on required responsibilities as a multiemployer trustee by attending the New Trustees Institute—Level II: Concepts in Practice. Held immediately prior to the U.S. Annual Employee Benefits Conference, this conference will take the concepts and education provided at the New Trustees Institute—Level I: Core Concepts and go into more depth and applicability, expanding on need-to-know topics. Discover best practices, identify solutions and find answers to your questions by attending this program.
New Trustees Institute—Level I: Core Concepts
This conference focuses on the role of a trustee, the understanding of the key issues in managing pension and health and welfare funds, and the complex environment of benefits. By attending you will secure a high-level understanding of your fiduciary responsibility and the legal environment while discussing best practices and current issues in the benefits industry.
Throughout the span of a trustee’s service to a fund, there are several specialty conferences dedicated to specific areas of employee benefits available to enhance their knowledge. These conferences, listed below, outline the latest legal and legislative happenings within the industry, as well as present best practices for health and pension plan management.