Trustees Institute — Level II: Concepts in Practice



Trustees Institute — Level II: Concepts in Practice

This offering of the Trustees Level II: Concepts in Practice is canceled.

Watch for an announcement soon regarding another offering to be held at a new location this fall or attend in Denver at the Annual Conference this October.


Strengthen your knowledge on required responsibilities as a multiemployer trustee by attending Trustees Institute—Level II: Concepts in Practice. Held during the first two days of Trustees and Administrators Institute, this program will take the concepts and education provided at New Trustees Institute—Level I: Core Concepts into more depth and applicability, expanding on need-to-know topics. Discover best practices, identify solutions and find answers to your questions. Class size is limited to foster deeper comprehension and peer-to-peer discussion.

Topics/Agenda

Governance/Administration

  • Fiduciary duty
  • Policies and procedures
  • Group scenarios
  • Prohibited transactions
  • Deadlocks and arbitration
  • Board governance
  • Fraud prevention detection

Investments

  • Terminology and reports
  • Who are the players? What are their roles?
  • Asset allocation
  • Other investment issues
  • Alternative investment options
  • Investment open forum

Retirement

  • Financial literacy
  • DC plans/annuity
  • Pension basics
  • PPA-MPRA
  • Plan redesign
  • Withdrawal liability
  • Open forum

​Health Plans

  • Health plan basics
  • Appeals committee
  • Prescriptions and mental health
  • Monitoring and selecting service providers
  • Rapid-fire Q&A
  • Emerging issues

View the various education program offerings for multiemployer trustees.

​Benefits of Attending

  • Learn from industry experts about the current state of affairs and latest reform initiatives—Be prepared for what lies ahead.
  • Network with peers who face similar challenges—Learn from their mistakes, benchmark your performance, and gather workable ideas and solutions to implement.
  • Bring home helpful resource materials to share with colleagues, from sample documents to checklists and case studies—The value of your attendance will continue long after you’ve left the program.

Who Should Attend

Designed for trustees who have served for three to five years on an ERISA fund and have completed the New Trustees Institute—Level I: Core Concepts. This conference is also for ideal for plan professionals involved in the overall support and management of multiemployer benefit plans.

Speakers

Speakers will be announced soon.

​Speakers

 2020 speakers will be announced shortly. Check back soon.

Additional Information

Multiemployer Trustee Education Path

In order to help trustees better meet their educational needs, the Foundation has created a suggested progression of trustee education. This program is the first step in the trustee education path.

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Trustee Resource Center

Look to the Trustee Resource Center as you serve in this influential role as a trustee! You'll receive guidance on legal and regulatory issues, investment management, financial reporting, retirement plans, defined benefit pension plans and health plans; visit www.ifebp.org/trusteeresourcecenter.


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Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS® Compliance credit.
Visit www.ceb.org/compliance for more information.


COVID-19 Preparations

The International Foundation is closely monitoring local, state and federal agencies regarding the latest safety precautions. We are also working closely with the event property to implement the current safety guidelines. As the event draws closer, watch for safety guidelines that will be in place.

Register With Confidence

We can't wait to see you. Our mission is to create the best learning environment for you, and that includes ensuring a safe learning environment following the latest health guidelines. If, as the event draws near, we determine that we are unable to meet in person, we will let you know of alternative educational options.
All conferences have a no-penalty transfer policy to any 2021 or 2022 program. Hotel cancellation policies apply. See www.ifebp.org/policies.


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