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.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Classroom
Online
Starting at $765.00
As few as 9 weeks
4.0

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% 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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Benefits Programs: Administration and Design.

X 450 Elements of Human Resources Management or consent of instructor.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
-
Instructor: Thomas Cannava
370730
Fee:
$765.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required. Materials required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 10, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Employee Benefits by Joseph J. Martocchio
Course syllabus not yet available.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Future Offering (Opens November 04, 2019 12:00:00 AM)
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Tuesday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Charlene Collier
370729
Fee:
$765.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Course syllabus not yet available.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Tue Jan 7, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Jan 14, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Jan 21, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Jan 28, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Feb 4, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Feb 11, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Feb 18, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Feb 25, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Mar 3, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Mar 10, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284
Lecture
Tue Mar 17, 2020
6:30PM - 9:30PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1284

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