Benefits Programs: Administration and Design

MGMT X 450.32

Benefits are a crucial factor of total employee compensation. This course will provide comprehensive knowledge of building and administering an effective benefits program.

Starting at $855.00
As few as 11 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Identify the most competitive benefits offered by employers, and the strategies, tools, and techniques to implement
  • Learn to control costs, yet maintain attractive benefits
  • Understand basic methods of underwriting and financing group insurance plans
  • Explore retirement/savings plans, COBRA and Protected Leave Administration, and regulatory compliance

About this course:

Employee benefits are expensive and important to any organization, accounting for nearly 40 percent of total employee compensation. This comprehensive course provides essential information for evaluating and designing programs to meet corporate objectives. Technical jargon is demystified, and the interesting human side of employee benefits is examined. Instruction covers the most competitive benefits offered by employers and related administrative strategies, tools and techniques; how to control cost and still attract and retain employees; basic methods of underwriting and financing group insurance plans, e.g., health care; an overview of popular 401(k) plans, similar retirement/saving plans and regulatory compliance issues; COBRA and Protected Leave Administration; and practical application of managing an employee benefit program with a section 125 environment. 
MGMT X 450 Elements of Human Resources Management or consent of instructor.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Daniel Van Bogaert
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Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 28, 2024
Course Requirements
Book: U.S. Master Employee Benefits Guide 2023 edition by Bikoff,Luczak, King Panszczyk, Turan

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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