New training options available to HR pros

Butler, Kelley M.
November 2007
Employee Benefit News;Nov2007, Vol. 21 Issue 14, p24
The article offers information on new professional development programs for the human resource (HR) and benefits industry. The electronic learning program of the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP) offers an overview of Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). The Pennsylvania State University launched a new master of professional studies degree in human resources and employment relations (HRER). The National Institute of Pension Administrators has a new curriculum for its Accredited Pension Administrator (APA) designation.


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