05/09/2012 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Introduction to IHR Benefits, Cost Containment, Audits and Legal Risk
Welcome to the Institute for Human Resources Benefits: Cost Containment, Audits and Legal Risks. Thank you to everyone for your participation and support. The Institute is committed to furthering the deploying and adoption of best practices across the Benefit vertical. The Institute provides an opportunity to bring together industry thought leaders in a year-long community that promotes best practices among vendors and HR Professionals with a series of research, webcasts, presentations, virtual events, awards and market research. The next two days mark the fifth virtual event for this great community. We have a very exciting event planned for you with many informative sessions covering the hot topics and trends in this exciting space.
This introduction to the event will give you an overview of the Institute for Human Resources certification program as it specifically relates to Benefits Cost Containment, Audits and Legal Risks. You will be introduced to the Advisory Board, learn about the opportunity to become certified within the IHR and see who is speaking and their topics. You will be given guidance on how to chat online with colleagues and access the virtual exhibit hall. You will have the opportunity to ask questions as it relates to the overall program, prior to its commencement. You can access all of the archived sessions where we launched this Institute in May, 2011 with 16 sessions followed by additonal events in August, November and February, 2012. The Institute will be offering in total over 80 hours of content over the 12 month period. There will be two more virtual events in 2012, August 7 & 8 and November 7 & 8. There will also be 2 webcasts per month with additional content and best practices. This virtual event introduction is not eligible for an HRCI credit.