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HRES1130 – Benefits Administration pdf

Credits: 3 (3/0/0)
Description: This course covers basic knowledge and information about the various types of benefits that are typically offered by employers for their employees.
Prerequisites: (None)
Corequisites: (None)
Competencies:
  1. Distinguish between legally-required and discretionary benefits.
  2. Identify the considerations influencing the design and implementation of a benefit program.
  3. Identify the primary objectives and examples of employee benefits, including income protection, paid time off, and accommodation and enhancement products.
  4. Describe the company benefits planning process and its connection to a businesses strategic plan.
  5. Examine why employers offer employee benefits.
  6. Research the laws that regulate employee benefits.
  7. Compare traditional benefit plans to flexible benefit plans.
  8. Describe the different methods used to manage the cost of employee benefits.
  9. Analyze the communication methods used in employee benefit awareness.
  10. Construct an employee benefit package that supports strategic goals, acknowledges external and internal influences and is compliant with the legal requirements.
  11. Calculate the current cost of employee benefits.
MnTC goal areas: (N/A)

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