Directing Benefits Programs Part 1
This course is required to earn the following designations: GBA, CEBS (Updated April 2022)
Organizational success in today’s competitive world places a premium on attracting and retaining global talent. Designing and administering the very best employee benefits plans is a critical success factor contributing to effective total compensation strategies. GBA 1 provides the essential framework, knowledge and competencies for designing cutting-edge health and welfare employee benefits programs. The course is updated to supply
the latest legislative, regulatory and marketplace innovations to thrive in a post-COVID-19 world. GBA 1 details wide-ranging issues in managing employee benefit risks and supplies the expertise to meet the myriad challenges that accompany health and welfare plan administration. The course provides an
approach for strategically evaluating an organization’s overall benefits philosophy and for selecting specific benefit plan
alternatives on the health and welfare continuum. Alongside group health, dental, behavioral health and wellness programs; the course explains the various vendors and specialized professionals, such as prescription benefit managers, employee assistance professionals, and consultants whose expertise must be integrated to deliver a fully functional world-class benefits program.