Recommended Sequence (course 1 of 4): It is recommended that you take this course first before
Group Benefits Design and Administration,
Group Benefits Funding and Pricing, and
Life Cycle of a Group Benefits Plan.
The Group Insurance Landscape begins with an analysis of what insurance is and why it is needed. It provides an overview of common insured and noninsured benefits provided under group benefits plans and the insurer’s role in the provision of group insurance. There is a focus on the interrelationships among the parties of a group insurance contract—the plan sponsor, insurer, plan advisors and plan members.
- Lesson 1: Introduction to Group Insurance
- Lesson 2: Types of Group Insurance
- Lesson 3: Group Insurance Arrangements
- Lesson 4: Standard Practices of Group Insurance Arrangements
View full course outline [PDF].
This course counts toward the
Fundamentals in Group Benefits certificate. Earn your certificate to understand why insurance is needed, the common benefits provided under group benefits plans, and the roles and responsibilities regarding the management of a group benefits plan.