Certified Employee Benefits Specialist-CEBS

Offered by Fairleigh Dickinson University

Co-Sponsored by the International Foundation &

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

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About CEBS

The Certified Employee Benefits Specialist program allows you to obtain the knowledge you need to further your education in the Human Resource Benefits and Compensation Fields. The program focuses on 3 Specialty Designations within the CEBS Certification:  Group Benefits Associate, Retirement Plans Associate, and Compensation Management Specialist. The CEBS designation consists of an eight course requirement; six required courses and two electives. CEBS is recognized as the definitive standard for measuring competence and professional integrity.

 

Six Required Courses

GBA 1 – Group Health Plan Design

GBA 2 – Group Benefits Management

RPA 1 – Retirement Plan Design

RPA 2 – Retirement Plan Management

CMS 1 – Human Resources and Compensation Management

CMS 2 – Compensation Concepts & Principles

 

Elective Courses

(Choose two)

GBA 3 – Health Care:  Financing, Quality and Reform

RPA 3 – Asset Management

CMS 3 – Executive Compensation

 

CEBS Specialty Designations

(Complete any 3 of the following categories)

GBA - Group Benefits Associate

RPA – Retirement Plan Associate

CMS – Compensation Management Specialist

GBA 1 – Group Health Plan Design

RPA 1– Retirement Plan Design

CMS 1 – Human Resources and Compensation Management

GBA 2 – Group Benefits Management

RPA 2– Retirement Plan Management

CMS 2 – Compensation Concepts & Principles

GBA 3– Health Care:  Financing, Quality and Reform

RPA 3– Asset Management

CMS 3 – Executive Compensation

 

Classroom Instruction

Our in-class learning environment is designed to prepare you for the examinations necessary to obtain your CEBS designation. Each course meets once a week from 6-9pm, for 10 weeks. There are many benefits to a classroom setting which include:

  • Structured curriculum
  • Instructor led course which encourages participation and allows you to ask questions
  • Network with other is the industry

 

Corporate On-Site Option

Courses can also be arranged at your place of business to provide quality, cost-effective education. Custom course schedules allow for flexibility and convenience.

 

Advance Your Career

If you are ready to achieve a new level of professional growth and recognition, the CEBS program will enhance your professional capabilities, elevate your performance, and certify to your employer and other benefits compensation processionals your deep dedication to your career. In return you will gain credibility, respect, knowledge and connections that will last throughout your career.

Those who participate in CEBS represent all sectors of the employee benefits industry – consulting firms, insurance companies, plan sponsors, banks, hospital administration, HMOs, law and accounting firms, investments, labor organizations and professional associations dealing with employee benefits.

 

For additional information, or to register, please contact:

Michelle Quezada, Program Assistant

Phone:  973-443-8990

Email:  mmduffy@fdu.edu/ce

Course Schedules:

CEBS Schedule Spring 2015

 

Course Descriptions & Fees:

CEBS Course Descriptions

CEBS Course Fees

 


 

If you would like more detailed information please click here for CEBS Foundation 

 


For Additional Information or to Register:

Michelle Quezada, Program Assistant

Phone: 973-443-8990

Fax: 973-443-8780

Email: mmduffy@fdu.edu