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Basics of Employee Benefits Administration

Basics of Employee Benefits Administration - Navigating the complexities of managing and administering employee benefit plans in today's environment requires knowledge and skills in a variety of areas. Having a solid understanding of the basics of employee benefits administration is more important than ever in this ever-changing landscape. Gather with your peers for this two-day course to learn and network while gaining insights and understanding on how to run your plans. Take a deep dive into the fundamentals of employee benefits administration with instructors who are experts in the field. Walk away with a more solid understanding of the basics as well as strategies to use at your organization to better implement successful plans.

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Topics covered in this course:

  • The legal environment
  • Data administration
  • Technical and database applications
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Governance and accountability
  • People strategies and organizational culture
  • Risk management
  • Demonstrating the value of your benefits
  • Current issues and trends

Standard Class times

  • Day One: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Day Two: 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Accelerated Class times

  • Monday-Thursday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

Take this course and work toward earning a Certificate of Achievement!

This course applies to:
Certificate in Benefit Plan Administration

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Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program can qualify for CEBS Compliance credit. Visit www.cebs.org/compliance for more information.

Course Offerings and Pricing


Monday, July 29-Tuesday, July 30, 2024

Boston, MA

Accelerated Course

Earning a Certificate of Achievement for the employee benefits area you work in can substantially increase the knowledge you bring to your organization. This summer's Accelerated Certificate Series offering is designed to make earning your certificate more convenient than ever. Make the most of your trip to Boston by attending all three required courses for your certificate in one location over 4 1/2 days. Save time and money with this accelerated option to earn either a Certificate in Health and Welfare Plans or a Certificate in Benefit Plan Administration.

Save over $650! By registering for this Accelerated Certificate, you will be automatically registered for the three required courses in order to complete this Certificate in Boston.

Through June 18, 2024





8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Basics of Employee Benefits Administration - Day 1

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Basics of Employee Benefits Administration - Day 2


Saturday, September 14-Sunday, September 15, 2024

Nashville, TN


Before August 06, 2024





After August 06, 2024





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Interaction with fellow professionals from public, corporate and multiemployer plans was extremely educational.

Bill Feyling
Executive Director
Carpenters 46 Northern CA Counties