Certificate in Global Benefits Management

International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans

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International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans


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Who should attend

Program curriculum is designed to provide the critical educational buildling blocksfor professionals working in benefits, compensation and/or human resources who have recently assumed responsibility for global benefits, professionals currently working internationally who are interested in expanding their global knowledge base and individuals working for organizations providing global benefit services to multinational employers.

About the course

From understanding the power of world views to defining your company strategies, the Certificate in Global Benefits Management provides the comprehensive knowledge needed to administer and manage a global benefits program. By participating in a preprogram survey, attendees have the opportunity to steer which countries recieve the most emphasis during the regional overview sessions. Build your network of peers and industry experts by interacting in class and during a newtworking reception.


  • Cross-Cultural/Diversity: The Power of World Views
  • Developing a Global Benefits Strategy
  • International Health Care Systems and Wellness Trends
  • Multinational Pooling and Offshore Retirement Plans
  • Benefit Issues Relating to International Assignments (Expatriates)
  • Case Studies and Application
  • Regional and Country Overviews
    • Europe
    • Latin America
    • Middle East/Africa
    • Asia Pacific

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain a thorough education in the critical areas of global benefits management.
  • Receive intensive training over 4½ days of instruction, allowing you to complete the certificate program in one trip.
  • Obtain a solid foundation in international benefits and an enhanced understanding of the differences in benefit packages offered around the world


Allen Koski

Allen is Vice President, Eastern Region for CIGNA Global Health Benefits based in Wilmington, Delaware. Allen joined CIGNA Global in 1990. His role is responsible for business development, thought leadership and client fulfillment in the Eastern part of the United States through his team. He h...

Damian Lipani

Mr. Lipani is health client leader in the large market benefits human resources outsourcing segment of Alight Solutions. He is the primary point of accountability for a portfolio of health and welfare, pension and 401(k) outsourcing administration clients. Prior to this role, Mr. Lipani held a va...

Bert Defever

Mr. Defever is a principal in Mercer’s International Consulting Group based in Chicago. As a senior international consultant with more than 15 years of experience, he helps multinational employers with strategic direction regarding total rewards and benefits plans for their operations worldwide. ...

Nicholas Dobelbower

Dr. Dobelbower is the director of Lockton’s global benefits practice, responsible for ensuring that Lockton addresses the needs of their multinational clients. In addition, he works directly with multinational clients to develop, implement and support international employee benefits strategies, i...

Wil Gaitan

Wil Gaitan Global Consulting Actuary Mobile: +1-312-961-4375 Responsibilities Wil is a Global Consulting Actuary and a Total Rewards Consultant. Experience He has been in the consulting field for over 35 years and has extensive experience working with corporate HQ’s of multinationals as well as d...

Edward Cha

Mr. Cha is senior vice president, global benefits and property & casualty practice leader at ABD Insurance and Financial Services, Inc. He is responsible for the development, communication and management of international programs and serves as a strategic consultant to ABD’s multinational cli...

Jison Kim

Ms. Kim is a director with the Willis Towers Watson Global Services and Solutions group based in Chicago, Illinois. She has 15 years of experiences in employee benefits consulting in Asia and the United States. Ms. Kim manages global actuarial valuations for multinational companies as well as adv...

Miguel Santos

Miguel is a South African born global consulting actuary with more than 24 years’ experience working with leading consulting firms as well as European Union institutions. He has provided global consulting advice to many top 100 companies while based in Brussels and Chicago. Miguel has experienc...

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