Training Calendar

Compensation: The Basics

Instructor: Patti D'Amaddio
Fee: $275.00

How does your organization determine how much to pay positions within your organization? In today's labor market, all employers must establish base pay structures and salary administration guidelines that support internal pay equity and external pay competitiveness.

Explore the overall practice of compensation management including basic plan design elements, determining your organization's compensation philosophy, job description composition, base and variable pay systems, and the basics for establishing and administering wages and salaries.  You will gain an understanding of the principles behind an effective compensation plan design and salary administration, and have hands on practice performing position evaluations.

Target Audience
Human Resource professionals, finance professionals or others involved with, or responsible for the development of compensation plan design within their organization

Learning Objectives

• Learn the importance of a total compensation philosophy and how to define it for your organization

• Learn how to evaluate and compose accurate, valid and legally compliant position descriptions

• Learn the different approaches to position evaluation

• Learn how to develop a base pay system

• Analyze current pay practices to meet total compensation objectives


HRCI & SHRM Credits: 6.50