​Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

Online Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans Training

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Recommended Sequence (part 2 of 4): The first courses in the curriculum is The Retirement Landscape. It is recommended that you take this course before Retirement Plan Sponsor Responsibilities and Life Cycle of a Group Retirement Plan.

Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans provides an overview of benefits arising from a registered pension plan on retirement, termination of employment or death. It examines various types of defined benefit registered pension plans and non-registered savings plans, including Supplemental Retirement Arrangements and Employee Profit Sharing Plans, as well as their advantages and disadvantages for employees and employers.

  • Lesson 1: Defined Contribution Registered Pension Plans (DC RPPs) and Defined Benefit Registered Pension Plans (DB RPPs)
  • Lesson 2: Group Deferred Profit Sharing Plans (DPSPs)
  • Lesson 3: Group Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs)
  • Lesson 4: Nonregistered Savings Plans (NRSPs)
  • Lesson 5: Decumulation Options by Plan Type

View full course outline [PDF].

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This course counts toward the Fundamentals in Retirement Plans​ certificate. Earn your certificate to understand what retirement income needs are and how retirement plans work to meet those needs.

One-Credit Course

Price: $90 Members
($140 Nonmembers)

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This course may qualify for CEBS compliance or continuing education (CE) credit.


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