Course Description

This survey course of employee benefit programs includes design and funding as well as current issues and directions. Contribute to the class through your own experience from employment or research. Topics include: survivor plans, disability plans, medical and dental plans, preventive health plans, retirement plans, planning incentives, taxation of benefits, flexible benefits, and benefits communication.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of the Employee Benefits course, you will be able to:

  • understand your own employee benefits
  • use your benefits program wisely to maintain and improve your own physical, mental and financial health
  • explain your benefits program to employees of your organization
  • answer most questions that employees may ask about the employee benefits program
  • influence the design of employee benefits in your organization to meet the needs of the organization and the employees by understanding the scope of possibilities
  • understand the scope of possibilities in the design and funding of employee benefits

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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8:30AM to 4:30PM
Aug 10, 2020 to Aug 13, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Morneau Shepell Handbook of Canadian Pension and Benefit Plans
Edition: 16th
Authors: Gottlieb, L, Whiston, B
Publisher: LexisNexis Canada
ISBN: 978-0433489818

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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