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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $765.00
As few as 9 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Instructor: Donald B. Burnell
363267
Fee:
$765.00
11 days left. Enroll by Oct 1, 2018
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Notes
Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: October 5, 2018. Internet access required. Materials required.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 5, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Available
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Thursday 6:30PM - 9:30PM
Instructor: Charlene Collier
363266
Fee:
$765.00
7 days left. Enroll by Sep 27, 2018
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Notes

No meeting November 22, 2018. One meeting to be arranged.

Enrollment limited; early enrollment advised. Enrollment deadline: October 10, 2018. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 10, 2018
Course Requirements
Book: Employee Benefits by Burton Beam Jr. and John McFadden
Schedule
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Lecture
Thu Sep 27, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Oct 4, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Oct 11, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Oct 18, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Oct 25, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Nov 1, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Nov 8, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Nov 15, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Nov 22, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Nov 29, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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Lecture
Thu Dec 6, 2018
6:30PM - 9:30PM
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