Mini Course - Preparing for a Department of Labor Interview

Everyone knows the importance of preparing for an interview, but how about a Department of Labor interview of your retirement plan?

This course will:

  1. Give you an insider look into the interview process from Former Senior DOL Investigator, David Donaldson.
  2. Provide you with tips to be better prepared.
  3. Equip you with a self-assessment to measure your plan compliance.


  • Self-paced online course
  • Four Guided Modules
  • Appropriate for any plan sponsor or fiduciary
  • Self-Assessment and DOL Investigative Analysis


Approximately 15 minutes

Your Instructor

Dave Donaldson
Dave Donaldson

David Donaldson serves as the President and CEO of ERISA Smart. Previously he was a Senior Investigator for the U.S. Department of Labor where his responsibilities included conducting and coordinating investigations of major inter-jurisdictional or national employee benefit plans, service providers, investment advisors, investment managers and trust departments. In addition, David was responsible for developing and presenting training for other investigators regarding plan investments, investment advisors and conflicts of interest.

David is a frequent speaker at national events on ERISA and retirement plan best practices. He also is an expert witness and was recognized as one of the top 100 most influential people in defined contribution. David’s experiences and 17 years of working with retirement plans provide him with a unique perspective unmatched in the industry.

Course Curriculum

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  What is a DOL Interview Like?
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  What is the DOL's Investigative Process?
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  Tips for the Interview
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  Self-Assessment: DOL Investigative Analysis
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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