Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) Certificate Program
This program is designed for those seeking a new career path in human resource management,
or those working in human resources who are interested in advancing into managerial positions through the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification.
The program enables you to develop new skills and obtain current up-to-date information in your
existing human resource management position. It will help you enhance your existing human resource expertise in group benefits, retirement plans or compensation management.
The program is offered in cooperation with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, an industry leader in employee benefit and compensation education. Only eight courses are required to obtain the CEBS certification.
Spring 2014 Course Schedule
CMS 2 Compensation Concepts and
This course provides a framework
for understanding various types of
compensation approaches. The course
begins by presenting a pay model outlining
strategic compensation objectives,
policies that form the foundation of a
compensation system, and alternate
techniques that can be used in paying
employees. The course distinguishes
between job-based and person-based pay
structures and the ongoing management
functions that maintain internal alignment,
enhance organizational competitiveness,
and create employee incentives within
these various types of pay systems.
Methods for decision-making regarding
pay level, pay mix and pay structures are
explored. Various pay-for-performance
plans are explained along with research
evidence concerning their effectiveness
in motivating employees and achieving
business objectives. The course also
examines the role of government and
legal compliance issues in determining
Saturdays, April 19 - June 7
Golden Eagle - 214
*No class meetings on May 5 and May 24, 2014.
||9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Steven Lebit, C.E.B.S., graduated from The City
College of New York and received the Certified Employee
Benefit Specialist Certification in 1993. He is currently a
supervisor in the Human Resources Department and has
over 10 years experience teaching in Certified Employee
Benefit Specialists courses. In addition, he is a member of the
International Society of Certified Employee Benefit Specialists.