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CPSP Credential

As a member of RMTRA, we invite you to take advantage of a new and exciting educational opportunity!  Nuveen, Western Pension and Benefits Council - Denver, and RMTRA have partnered together to bring our members the opportunity to earn the Certified Plan Sponsor Professional (CPSP) credential.  The CPSP is the only accreditation of its kind available to plan sponsors today through the Plan Sponsor Council of America (PSCA). This robust online curriculum was developed by plan sponsors and leading retirement experts to demonstrate a candidate’s knowledge of how to effectively evaluate, design, implement, and manage an employer-sponsored retirement plan.

Who is eligible?

  • In order to earn the CPSP, candidates must have at least two years of experience in a retirement plan sponsor (or related) role
  • The CPSP curriculum consists of 3 online courses and 9 study modules covering advanced concepts for retirement plan sponsors
  • To earn the credential, a candidate must pass a 70-question online exam within 2.5 hours
  • The CPSP program is approved for SHRM® 13 PDC hours and HRCI® 9.75 hours

How the process works

  • Complete and return the attached application by March 15, 2021 to take advantage of the CPSP accreditation
  • Receive an invite to join Nuveen, WPBC Denver, and RMTRA for a CPSP program kick-off call
  • Receive your code to access the Plan Sponsor Council of America website for coursework and exams
  • Take the online courses and exam by June 30, 2021
  • Join us for a certificate celebration following completion and passing of the CPSP exam

What’s the Value?

  • The course and 1st year designation (covers two attempts at the exam) is valued at $290.  Your out-of-pocket cost?  $0!  Nuveen has generously agreed to sponsor all of RMTRA’s CPSP credential candidates! 

What are the Ongoing Education Requirements?

·         The CPSP continuing education requirement to keep the accreditation active is a two-calendar year cycle requiring:

  • 24 CPE satisfying the following CPE requirements:
    • 2 CPE Ethics
    • 16 CPE Relevant Topics
    • 6 CPE Professional Development
          • Continuing education requirements can be satisfied from attending WBPC Denver and RMTRA monthly programs

We are excited and thankful to Nuveen for this opportunity.  Join us!

About Nuveen

Nuveen has supported the financial futures of millions of people for over 120 years. Under the leadership of TIAA, Nuveen invests in the growth of businesses, real estate, farmland, forests and infrastructure while building lifetime relationships with clients from all over the globe. With expertise across income and alternatives, and as one of the first in the industry to practice responsible investing, Nuveen has been able to adapt to a rapidly changing world while maintaining our legacy as a leading asset manager.

Gain the technical skills necessary to design and administer global total reward programs that drive business results.

Acquire business acumen essentials so you: become more strategic in your approach, understand financial concepts, make wise decisions and build plans that impact the bottom line.

Broaden your network of peers in the total rewards profession, including top leaders and develop opportunities for exchanging best practices. 

Learn how to effectively communicate up, down, and across your organization.

Understand how to initiate and drive change.

Be better prepared to present to all levels of management, including in the boardroom.

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