Certificate in Global Benefits Management

Monday, February 28 - Friday, March 4, 2022
JW Marriott Houston Downtown, Houston, TX

From understanding the power of world views to defining your company strategies, the Certificate in Global Benefits Management provides the comprehensive knowledge needed to administer and manage a global benefits program. This course will provide you with the latest information from a faculty of global industry experts while you earn a Certificate in Global Benefits Management.


Past sessions included:

  • Asia Pacific: Regional and Country Overview
  • Benefit Issues Relating to International Assignments (Expatriates)
  • Case Studies and Application
  • Cross-Cultural/Diversity: The Power of World Views
  • Developing a Global Benefits Strategy
  • Europe: Regional and Country Overview
  • International Health Care Systems and Wellness Trends
  • Latin America: Regional and Country Overview
  • Middle East/Africa: Regional and Country Overview
  • Multinational Pooling and Offshore Retirement Plans
  • Optional Open Forum
  • Available in person
  • Available virtually
  • Health
  • Retirement
  • Canadian
  • General

This is such a great way to understand benefits globally. The discussions among fellow colleagues and industry subject matter experts allow you to absorb the information efficiently.

Renu Chhabra Global Benefits ManagerCBRE

​Benefits of Attending

  • Gain a thorough education in the critical areas of global benefits management.
  • Receive intensive training over 4½ days of instruction, allowing you to complete the certificate program in one trip.
  • Obtain a solid foundation in international benefits and an enhanced understanding of the differences in benefit packages offered around the world.

Who Should Attend

Course curriculum is designed to provide the critical educational building blocks for human resource professionals working in U.S.-based organizations who have recently assumed responsibility for global benefits. Also, business professionals currently working in non–U.S.-based firms who are interested in expanding their knowledge base about benefits around the world and professionals working for organizations providing global benefit consulting services or products will benefit from this program. 


  • Edward I. Cha Senior Vice President, Regional Managing Director, Midwest and Global Practice Leader Newfront Insurance, Inc.
  • Regina Chu Director, M&A, Integrated and Global Solutions Practice Willis Towers Watson
  • Bert D. Defever Principal, Multinational Client Group Mercer
  • Wilfredo J. Gaitan, ASA, CCP, EA, FCA, MAAA Global Benefits Consulting Practice Leader HUB International Limited
  • Eduardo M. Jauregui Morales Global Consultant Partner and Latin America Multinational Client Group Leader Mercer
  • Jison Kim Director, Global Services and Solutions Willis Towers Watson
  • Allen C. Koski, CEBS President and Chief Innovation Officer Insured Nomads
  • Damian Lipani, PMP Health Client Leader Alight Solutions
  • Melissa L. Ruchhoeft, J.D. Vice President and Senior Technical Consulting Lead, Global Benefits Practice Lockton Companies
  • Miguel Santos, CCP, GRP Global Benefits Consulting Practice Director HUB International Limited


Attend sessions by various speakers including professors and other specialists. Visit our faculty page for more information. 

Past Attendees

As a past attendee who earned the Certificate in Global Benefits Management, you now have the option of retaking any regional overview session at any offering of the Certificate in Global Benefits Management for a reduced, sessional fee.

Each session is four hours in length and focuses specifically on the culture, benefits and employment practices impacting benefits in a specific region. Attend one session or any combination of the four regional sessions. For details, see the full program brochure.

Register online only for these sessions.

CONNECT Global Benefits Summit

CONNECT Global Benefits Summit is your next step in global benefited education. Expert-led sessions, comprehensive case studies and a focus on networking make CONNECT a must-attend event for experienced global employee benefits professionals. Learn more and register to attend here. 

​COVID-19 Safety Protocols

We’re excited to be bringing this meeting back to an in-person experience. See our safety protocol for details.

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Continuing Education

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

Registration Information

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Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 1/17/2022 US $2,725.00 US $3,275.00
After 1/17/2022 US $3,025.00 US $3,575.00


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