Financial Advisor Designations

Designation: CEBS
Designation Full Title: Certified Employee Benefit Specialist
Definition: Education for advisors working in the employee benefit and compensation industry

Issuing Organization: International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans and Wharton School of the University of Penn
Is the designation still offered: Currently offered & recognized by the issuing organization
Is the designation still supported: 
What are the prerequisites? None
What are the requirements to obtain the designation? 6 required courses and two electives from CEBS
What type of examination is required to complete the designation process? Computer based course for each course
Is there any ongoing continuing education or other requirements to maintain the designation? None
Where can you check if someone has the designation and if it’s current? None
Does the designation have a complaint process and if so, where can it be found? None
Is there a published list of disciplined designees and if so, where can it be viewed? None
Who is the accreditation through? None
Recommended for: Workers in employee benefits and compensation
Code of Ethics or Ethics Course? Principles or conduct and CEBP pledge
Length of Time For Completion: None stated