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Introduction to Public Sector Benefits Administration

Introduction to Public Sector Benefits Administration—The public sector has unique characteristics that impact how employee benefits are managed. Financing, politics, and the legal and regulatory environment pose challenges and opportunities that require professionals to understand how public plans operate. This course covers the core needs of public plan comprehension and handling. Take a deep dive into the structure of the public sector, government financing, technology, the legal and regulatory environment, and more. Gather with your peers and experts in the field for two days of learning and networking. The course will end with a case study designed to help you bring action items back to your organization with a clear path to better plans.

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Topics covered in this course:

  • Public sector structure
  • Government finance
  • Navigating the political landscape
  • Legal and regulatory requirements
  • Strategic planning
  • Request for proposals
  • Human resource strategy
  • Demographics in the public sector
  • Project management
  • Implementing technology in the public sector
  • Ethics in the public sector
  • Benchmarking and performance measurement
  • Disaster planning
  • Best practices (open discussion)
  • Case study

Class times

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

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

This course applies to:
Certificate in Public Sector Benefits 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, March 04-Tuesday, March 05, 2024

Scottsdale, AZ


Before January 23, 2024





After January 23, 2024





8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Introduction to Public Sector Benefits Administration - Day 1

8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Introduction to Public Sector Benefits Administration - Day 2

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

Bill Feyling
Executive Director
Carpenters 46 Northern CA Counties