GBA/RPA3 Study Guide (CDGBARPA3G17) New Edition 2017 2 Volume set
The GBA/RPA 3 Study Guide is being extensively revised and new materials will be available beginning July 1, 2019. This material is required reading for purposes of the CEBS program and the national exam.
The updates will be reflected in exams administered on or after October 15, 2019.
If you plan to take your exam on or before September 15, 2019, you may purchase the current GBA/RPA 3 materials.
If you plan to take your exam on or after October 15, 2019 please wait to purchase your GBA/RPA 3 materials until July 1, 2019 or later.
Navigation the Plan Environment ( Bridge Course)
This course is required to earn the following designations: GBA , RPA, CEBS
Sponsors do not make decisions about their benefit and retirement plans in a vacuum. They are influenced by their “context”—various factors, conditions and circumstances in their environment. This course looks at two factors in the plan environment that impact most plan sponsors—the compensation system and the social security system. Benefit plans, regardless of type, are typically developed within the constraints and opportunities inherent in the sponsor’s chosen compensation strategy and in the constraints and opportunities inherent in government-sponsored benefit programs provided through Canada’s social security system. GBA/RPA3 also introduces tools for building contextual knowledge. Decision making and risk management models and processes explore how awareness of thinking processes and their resulting biases can improve professional effectiveness in a range of plan contexts and benefits roles. Theory-based readings are supported with industry-developed models and guidelines.
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Study materials are not returnable and no refunds will be made.
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