Pension and Retirement


International Foundation e-learning courses are the ideal training solution for anyone who works with employee benefits.

The interactive courses provide an engaging environment for learning. You’ll find useful real-life scenarios to help you apply what you’re learning to your organization and interactive knowledge checks to help build your comprehension.

E-learning courses are available online 24/7 for 180 days, which means you can complete a course in a time frame that fits your schedule with no time lost away from the office.

After completing a course, you will receive a Certificate of Successful Completion documenting your achievement. Even more important though, you’ll walk away with practical solutions for the issues you face and confidence in knowing that you are truly informed.

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  The Retirement Landscape
This course provides a basic understanding of what retirement income needs are and how retirement plans work to meet these needs. You’ll learn the key characteristics of registered and non-registered plans, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans.
  Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans
Examining the benefits arising from a registered pension plan, this course examines various types of defined benefit registered pension plans and non-registered savings plans, as well as their advantages and disadvantages for employees and employers.
  Retirement Plan Sponsor Responsibilities
This course reviews the significance of CAP Guidelines and CAPSA Guidelines for plan sponsors, plan members and insurers and highlights key differences between the two sets of Guidelines.
  Life Cycle of a Group Retirement Plan*
Life Cycle of a Group Retirement Plan outlines the insurer’s role and responsibilities at all stages of a capital accumulation plan (CAP) life cycle—prospecting, quoting/proposing, selling, implementing, servicing and terminating a group retirement plan. The application of principles of ethical decision making throughout the life cycle of CAP is examined from the perspectives of all parties involved in the group retirement plan—plan sponsor, insurer, plan advisers and plan members.