Course

Benefits Management: A Comprehensive Study of Employee Benefit Programs


This course presents a comprehensive view of benefits, including the latest approaches for analyzing and negotiating benefits programs and funding options. A key focus will be developing strategies to reduce healthcare costs. Students will learn to evaluate employee needs and help them better understand and use their coverage.

Learning Outcomes:

At the conclusion of the course, you should be able to:

  • Describe the role and responsibilities of a Benefits Manager’s job.
  • State a corporation’s Employee Benefits philosophy and goals.
  • Define various laws and regulations that govern administration of Employee Benefits programs.
  • Describe principles of risk and how this relates to design of insurance benefits plans.
  • Describe the role of the Broker and the relationship with the Benefits Manager.
  • Define managed care and consumerism in health care benefits plans.
  • Describe various funding alternatives for insurance benefits programs.
  • Understand financial benefits including 401(k) and stock option plans.

Topics Include:

  • Health and welfare plans, including cafeteria plans
  • The Affordable Health Care Act and Covered California
  • Qualified retirement plans such as 401(k) plans
  • Vacation and sick leave programs, incidental benefits
  • Overall benefit cost management workforce

Professional Credit: HRCI--PHR, SPHR and GPHR general recertification credit, 19.25 hours.

Prerequisite(s):


Sections Open for Enrollment:

Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
01-07-2020 to 02-25-2020 2.0 ONLINE $700

Lynn M Hughes

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 01-07-2020 12:00 a.m. 12:00 a.m. Online ONLINE
Tue, 02-25-2020 11:58 p.m. 11:59 p.m. Online ONLINE
Open Sections and Schedule
Start / End Date Units Location Cost Instructor
03-31-2020 to 05-12-2020 2.0 CLASSROOM $700

Marco F. Rosa

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Schedule

Date: Start Time: End Time: Meeting Type: Location:
Tue, 03-31-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 04-07-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 04-14-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 04-21-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 04-28-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 05-05-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA
Tue, 05-12-2020 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Classroom with Online Materials SANTA CLARA

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