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Online Human Resources Training

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The Office of Continuing and Professional Studies (CPS) has partnered with HRTrainingCenter.com, a leader in Human Resources Training, to offer the following courses:
 

FMLA (Family Medical Leave Act)

Understanding all of the intricacies of the Family Medical Leave Act can be a daunting task. Whether you are new to employee benefits or an experienced Human Resources professional, this course will provide the latest information on FMLA compliance. When you complete this course, you should be able to-
  • Distinguish between family leaves and medical leaves, and know which are subject to the law
  • Identify what constitutes a "serious health condition"
  • Determine when an employee on intermittent leave has used his or her "12 weeks"
  • Understand the different considerations for determining a leave year, and the advantages and disadvantages of each approach
  • Develop notices that comply with the various technical requirements of FMLA
  • Comply with the the US Department of Labor's employment restoration and benefit protection rules             

Tuition: $399

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ADA (Americans with  Disabilities Act)

The ADA prohibits discrimination in recruitment, hiring, training, promotions, pay, social activities, and other privileges of employment. The ADA also restricts questions that can be asked about an individual's disability and requires employers to make certain reasonable accommodations. Take this course to learn the following:
  • ADA Basic Requirements
  • Protected Class Of Individuals
  • The ADA Reasonable Accommodation Requirements
  • Job Restructuring
  • Reasonable Accommodations Demystified
  • Medical Examinations And The ADA
  • ADA And Employer-Sponsored Group Health Plans
  • The ADA And Mental Disabilities
  • Interaction Of ADA With Other Laws

Tuition: $399 

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COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act)

 

COBRA compliance is extremely complex. Thorough Knowledge of  proper procedures and design options are vital. You will learn the following:
  • Background & Overview
  • Employers And Plans Subject To COBRA
  • Individuals Covered By COBRA
  • The Initial COBRA Notice
  • Qualifying Events
  • Qualifying Event Notices
  • The COBRA Timeline
  • Calculating COBRA Premiums
  • Billing And Collection
  • Premium Payment Issues
  • Events Terminating COBRA Coverage
  • Medicare Rules 
  • Open Enrollment
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • COBRA And The Family Medical Leave Act
  • Alternative Coverage Rules

Tuition: $399 

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Cafeteria Plans (Section 125)

Cafeteria Plans are one of the most-used benefits offered by employers in the United States, yet they are often among the hardest to design and administer because of the numerous design and reimbursement options and the complexity of handling reimbursement requests. Our Section 125 Cafeteria Plan Training & Certification Program is loaded with information on plan design, administrative options, and compliance requirements. It is written in non-legal terms, and includes the following:
  • Eligible Benefits
  • Eligible Expenses
  • Eligible Participants
  • Governance
  • Administration
  • Design Options
  • Plan Documentation & Communication
  • Election Options
  • Status Changes
  • Claims Submittal Options & Procedures
  • Reimbursement Options & Procedures
  • Other Administrative Issues
  • Integration With Other Laws
  • Discrimination Testing
  • Reporting And Disclosure

Tuition: $399 

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Health Savings Account (HSA) Plans

The HSA Training & Certification Program uses our award-winning training system to help employers and HR professionals establish and manage an HSA program. Topics covered include the following:
  • Defining An HSA
  • HSA Design Options
  • Communicating The Benefits Of An HSA
  • HSA Elections
  • HSA Contributions
  • HSA Distributions, Reimbursements, Administration
  • Integrating An HSA With FSAs (Flexible Spending Accounts) And Other Health Plans
  • Checklist For Establishing An HSA

Tuition: $399 

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Integrating FMLA, ADA, COBRA & Workers' Compensation

FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and Workers' Compensation are complex processes. When these processes intersect, the level of complexity increases. Our "Integrated Leave Management" Training & Certification Program provides excellent training and guidance to administer these complex laws. You will learn the following:
  • Determine which laws take precedence when more than one process is applicable
  • Understand when - and if - COBRA should be offered in relation to FMLA leaves
  • How USERRA (Uniform Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act) integrates with FMLA, ADA, COBRA, and Cafeteria Plans

Tuition: $499 

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HIPAA Privacy

(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

The HIPAA Privacy Training & Certification Program covers both the basics and the detailed rules for the use and disclosure of information. The Program includes the notice requirement rules and administrative tips to help with compliance, as well as the following:
  • Identification of the types of Protected Health Information (PHI) that are subject to HIPAA rules
  • Determination of entities that are or  are not covered by HIPAA rules
  • Recognition of proper and improper uses and disclosure of PHI for treatment, payment, health care operations, and other activities
  • HIPAA compliance requirements for privacy notices

Tuition: $399 

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HIPAA Security

(Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act)

The HIPAA Security rules require covered entities to implement safeguards to protect Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) from unauthorized access, alteration, deletion, and transmission. These rules place multiple requirements on covered entities, and has broad application for many health plans, service providers, and human resources professionals as these rules create significant limitations in the way that certain health information is maintained and transferred.

Tuition: $399 

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Internal Investigations

Our Internal Investigations Training & Certification Program gives you the procedures for handling an Internal Investigation - as well as guidance for minimizing complaints. This self-paced, online program provides excellent guidance on how to conduct an Internal Investigation, and includes numerous tips, examples, procedural recommendations, and best-practices. This course will help you-
  • Understand the root causes of Internal Investigations
  • Know the employment laws and required disclosures affecting investigations
  • Deal with retaliation, defamation, and privacy issues during the investigation
  • Handle and process the Initial Complaint
  • Properly gather documentary, physical, and testimonial evidence
  • Document and assess witness interviews and statements
  • Determine who should - and should not - be privy to the investigative details
  • Deal with political and other sensitive matters
  • Analyze investigative facts
  • Hold the preliminary findings meeting
  • Prepare the investigative report
  • Conclude your investigation
  • Effectively communicate and implement the investigative recommendations

Tuition: $399 

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401K Plan Training & Certification Program

Our 401(k) Plan Training & Certification Program is loaded with information on plan design, administrative options, and compliance requirements to help you understand complex 401(k) rules. This course covers the following:
  • Eligibility & Coverage Requirements
  • Plan Design & Documentation
  • Plan Investments
  • Communication & Enrollment
  • Vesting
  • Administration
  • Compliance With The Nondiscrimination Rules
  • Top-Heavy 401(k) Plans
  • Distributions & Taxation
  • Plan Expenses
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • Amendments
  • Terminations
  • Plan Mergers

Tuition: $399 

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Defined Benefit Retirement Plans

Our Defined Benefit Plan Training & Certification Program is loaded with information on plan design, administrative options, and compliance requirements for managing a Defined Benefits Plan. The course covers the following:
  • Eligibility And Coverage
  • Benefits In A Defined Benefit Plan
  • Plan Design & Documentation
  • Plan Investments
  • Communication And Enrollment
  • Vesting
  • Administration
  • Top-Heavy Defined Benefit Plans
  • Distributions
  • Taxation & Rollover Of Distributions
  • Reporting Requirements
  • Role Of The Actuary
  • Fiduciary Responsibility
  • The Role Of The PBGC (Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporaion)

Tuition: $399 

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Cash Balance Plans

The Cash Balance Plans Training & Certification Program provides details on Cash Balance Plans. Course will enable you to-
  • Understand Cash Balance Plans
  • Correctly manage a Cash Balance Plan
  • Properly manage all documentation and compliance requirements

Tuition: $399 

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QDRO (Qualified Domestic Relations Order)

The QDRO Training & Certification Program provides detailed instruction on the following:
  • Understanding Qualified Domestic Relations Order 
  • Properly determining the QDRO's status
  • Correctly managing "unqualified" and "pending" Domestic Relations Orders
  • Segregating funds under the QDRO
  • Appropriately managing all documentation and compliance requirements

Tuition: $399 

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RMD (Required Minimum Distributions)

This course provides an overview of the Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) rules under IRC (Internal Revenue Code) section 401(a)(9), as they apply to defined benefit plans. Upon completion of this course, you will learn the following:
  • The Required Beginning Date (RBD) for defined benefit plans
  • How to calculate first year payments for Lifetime RMDs
  • How to calculate death RMDs
  • Who, if anyone, is a "designated beneficiary" for purposes of death benefits
  • How benefits must be paid if a participant dies before RMDs begin
  • How benefits must be paid if a participant dies after RMDs begin
  • Whether an annuity payment satisfies the RMD rules
  • Whether a "period certain" under an annuity satisfies the RMD rules
  • When Defined Benefit plan distributions are eligible rollover distributions
  • What portion of a lump sum distribution should be treated as an eligible rollover distribution
  • When an actuarial increase to a participant's benefits is required because of the participant's retirement date
  • When benefit payments must be adjusted because additional accruals or vesting that occurs after distributions begin
  • How the RMD rules apply when a Qualified Domestic Relations Order applies to a participant's benefits

Tuition: $399 

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Plan Loans

This course provides an overview of the rules that apply to participant loans under qualified plans (including 403(b) plans). Upon completion of this course, you will be able to-
  • Identify the eligibility for a participant loan 
  • Determine the maximum loan amount
  • Describe how to apply loan repayments
  • Identify the requirements that must be satisfied for a participant loan to avoid prohibited transactions
  • Identify the requirements that must be satisfied for a participant loan to avoid a taxable distribution
  • Describe the deemed distribution rules
  • Identify issues and how to remedy them

Tuition: $399 

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 Spousal Rights

This course provides an overview of the spousal consent requirements as they apply to qualified plans (including 403(b) plans). Upon completion of this course, you will be able to-
  • Describe the origins of the spousal consent requirements
  • Define the word "spouse"
  • Describe the spousal consent requirements under a plan subject to the qualified joint and survivor annuity requirements
  • List the exceptions to the spousal consent requirements under plans subject to the qualified joint and survivor annuity requirements
  • Describe the spousal consent requirements applicable to qualified pre-retirement survivor annuities
  • Describe a spouse's rights regarding the form and timing of payment under a plan subject to the qualified joint and survivor annuity requirements
  • Identify the requirements necessary for a plan to avoid being subject to the qualified joint and survivor annuity requirements
  • Describe the spousal consent requirements under plans that are exempt from the qualified joint and survivor annuity requirements
  • Identify the steps that must be taken to correct spousal consent failures
  • Describe the effects that qualified domestic relations orders and so-called "slayer statutes" have on the spousal consent requirements

Tuition: $399 

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Payroll Training Needs

Each of these courses uses HRTrainingcenter.com's award-winning interface that provides plain-English descriptions of the various requirements, processes, and procedures, as well as numerous examples, administrative tips, and interactive Q&A with answer rationales to help provide valuable insight into compliance requirements. Additionally, most courses qualify for four or more hours of SHRM (Society of Human Resource Management) and HRCI (HR Certifiation Institute) re-certification credits. This Compensation Training & Certification Program provides the details for establishing, maintaining, and evaluating an effective Compensation Program. Upon program completion you will-
  • Recognize factors that influence a compensation plan
  • Cite the various compensation methods and uses (Executive Compensation, Sales Compensation, Incentive Pay, Bonuses, etc.)
  • Establish an effective compensation philosophy
  • Conduct job evaluations
  • Collect survey data and perform market analysis
  • Create job descriptions
  • Develop salary ranges and grades
  • Effectively communicate your compensation program
  • Understand the basic ongoing tasks necessary to administer a compensation program
  • Evaluate your compensation plan
  • Define the laws affecting compensation

Tuition: $399 

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Paycheck Fundamentals

The Paycheck Fundamentals Training & Certification Program helps beginning and intermediate HR professionals learn the basic payroll requirements. You will learn:
  • To properly identify, pay, and withhold taxes
  • To properly manage deferred compensation, cafeteria plan, sick pay, and other compensation
  • To correctly manage stock options, expense reimbursements, relocation, and other "expenses"
  • To follow the proper policies, procedures, and documentation requirements for garnishments and levies

Tuition: $399 

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Payroll Wage & Hour Training

The Payroll Wage & Hour Training & Certification Program covers the following:
  • How to properly "classify" workers
  • How to apply the various exemptions, calculate gross pay and properly make deductions
  • How to implement and follow the various payroll policies, procedures, and documentation requirements

Tuition: $399 

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Payroll Operations

The Payroll Daily Operations Training & Certification Program provides training to-
  • Establish and maintain self-service systems, direct deposits, and paycards
  • Select and implement a payroll system
  • Work with audits and disaster recovery plans
  • Comply with the various record retention requirements

Tuition: $399 

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Payroll Reporting

The Payroll Reporting Requirements Training & Certification Program covers the reporting requirements, including step-by-step instructions for completing forms. You will learn to-
  • Properly complete and file all required reporting requirements
  • Accurately complete year end requirements
  • Correctly establish the year-beginning requirements

Tuition: $399

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Payroll Management

The Payroll Management Operations Training & Certification Program covers the key management areas for payroll. You will learn-
  • To hire, train, and manage successful payroll professionals
  • To establish and maintain self-service systems, direct deposits, and paycards
  • To select and implement a payroll system
  • To work with audits and disaster recovery plans
  • To implement anti-fraud plans
  • To comply with the various record retention requirements

Tuition: $399 

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Certified Payroll Administrator

This Certified Payroll Administrator training course covers all aspects of payroll, and includes training on how to-
  • Classify workers
  • Apply the various exemptions
  • Calculate gross pay and properly make deductions
  • Identify, pay, and withhold taxes 
  • Administer deferred compensation, cafeterial plan, sick pay, and other compensation
  • Manage stock options, expense reimbursements, relocation, and other "expenses"
  • Follow the proper policies, procedures, and documentation requirements for garnishments and levies
  • Complete and file all required reporting requirements
  • Complete year end requirements and establish the year-beginning requirements
  • Implement and maintain audit, disaster recovery, and record retention processes and procedures

Tuition: $999 

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Certified Payroll Manager

Enhance your skills with a "Certified Payroll Manager" designation, which is earned by completing the four courses listed below:
  • Basics Of Wage & Hour
  • Paycheck Fundamentals
  • Payroll Reporting Requirements
  • Payroll Management Operations

Tuition: $999 

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Topic-Specific Tracts

 

HR For Newbies

Whether you are new to HR or being cross-trained in a new area, this tract provides the basics to get you started. Each course in this tract is provided in an On-Demand format. Each 90-minute training session provides intense instruction on the topic and available to you when you enroll.
Course topics include
  • Brand New to HR? Identify The Critical Components Of HR You Need To Know Right Now
  • Successful Strategies For Running An 'HR Department Of One'
  • Form I-9: Understanding The Anti-Discrimination Provisions Of The Law
  • Workers' Comp 101: The Whats, Whens, And Whys
  • 9 Ways To Spot, Manage, and Reduce Workers' Comp Fraud
  • How To Conduct A Reasonable Accommodation Discussion
  • How To Get Your Managers To Cooperate With HR
  • How To Avoid Wrongful Termination Claims

Tuition: $1,495 

The 8 courses in this tract cost $239 each, but are bundled for only $1,495. A 25% savings!

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Payroll Training

Payroll is more than issuing checks to your employees. This Payroll Tract covers the numerous payroll and compensation laws, and offers procedural recommendations and best practices for compliance. Each of the courses in this tract is provided in an On-Demand format. Each 90-minute training session provides intense instruction on the topic and is available to you when you enroll. Course topics include-
  • Travel Pay
  • Fringe Benefits
  • Expense Reimbursement
  • Executive Taxation
  • In-Pat/ExPat Payroll
  • Requirements for Unclaimed Paychecks
  • Requirements for Terminated Employees
  • Documentation
  • Auditing
  • Fraud Prevention

Tuition: $1,495 

The 10 courses in this tract sell for $239 each, but are bundled for only $1,495, a 40% savings!

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