International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists
Welcome to the website for the Alberta Chapter of the International Society of Certified Employee Benefits Specialists (ISCEBS). Our chapter serves members and others in the employee benefits community by providing opportunities for networking, continuing education and professional growth. Chapter membership is open to individuals who have attained the CEBS, CMS, GBA or RPA designations, and to students working towards the designations. We also have pertinent information about the CEBS designation, local events and course offerings.
A Message from the President
Alberta Chapter Members,
During these unparalleled times, know that our chapter is here to provide you with education, (virtual) networking and support. Here are some resources available to you as a Society and chapter member:
COVID-19 Resources - Society members have access to up-to-date information, legal and legislative information and blog posts related to the Coronavirus situation. Watch upcoming webcasts, read the latest information you need to be aware of and more.
ISCEBSLink - this exclusive discussion forum is for Society members only. Ask questions, share insights and more. While conversation has been dominated by COVID-19, this is a great resource throughout the year. If you haven't visited before, you'll be asked to agree to the community code of conduct before you can post.
Information Center - you're likely tackling a LOT of different projects now. Leverage the support available to you through the Information Center. Society members have an unlimited amount of information requests they can make each year. Save your time and effort by having one of the CEBS librarians at the Society scour resources for you. Within 24-48 hours you'll have links to articles, PDFs and other documents to help provide information to your inquiry.
Webcasts - both nationally and locally, you're covered with current education! Webcasts from the Society include:
Our chapter will be announcing upcoming education events - watch for updates! We are here to support our community! Look to the Society and the Alberta Chapter.
Heather Shaw, CEBS
Alberta Chapter President
About THE PROGRAM
Enroll in the Certified Employee Benefits Specialist® (CEBS) program and earn the most respected designation in the benefits industry. You'll learn from health and retirement curriculum-Streamlined core courses, laser-focused content and less breadth and more depth mean now you can learn more in less time.
The Group Benefits Associate (GBA) and the Retirement Plans Associate (RPA) form the core of the CEBS curriculum. Earn a designation in each of the specialty tracks and, at the same time, receive credit that will qualify toward earning the CEBS designation, which carries a five-course requirement.
The CEBS designation is a credential that is recognized for the depth and relevance of critical knowledge achieved. It draws from the GBA and RPA curriculum to build a total benefits perspective and is achieved by successfully completing all five required courses.