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    • April 23, 2020
    • 8:30 AM
    • April 24, 2020
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

    T2- Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional

    Learn to Speak the Language of Business

    Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


    "Accounting is the language of business" - Warren Buffet

    This course presents an introduction to U.S. accounting regulations and practices. It will provide you with the understanding you need to interact effectively with accounting and finance departments in your company.

    • Identify the key financial components of the annual report.
    • Describe the importance of cash flow to companies and shareholders.
    • Focus on the measures and processes used to assess companies' financial health.
    • Recognize the measures that are affected directly or indirectly by the HR function.
    • Explore methods of financing the business and financial planning issues.
    • Focus on the relationship between the HR department and the finance department.

    Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

    Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


    Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

    Hyatt Place Dallas North

    5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

    Phone: (972) 716-2001

    https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


      • April 23, 2020
      • 8:30 AM
      • April 24, 2020
      • 5:00 PM
      • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

      C3E: Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management

      Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

      Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


      As a human resources professional, having a solid set of HR statistics and analytics skills is essential for delivering actionable insights for informed decision making to positively impact your organization’s business outcomes. In this hands-on HR statistics course, you will master applied statistics to HR issues and gain analytics skills using Excel.

      • Topics covered in the course include:
      • Learning regularly used statistical tools, including the applications of these tools for total compensation design and administration.
      • Recognizing the four level measurements and the quantitative concepts in HR.
      • Finding, collecting, analyzing and accurately displaying statistical data in the most effective way.
      • Understanding the relevant application of various statistical tools.
      • Introduction to increasingly used advanced statistics for decision making, including regression analysis.

      Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

      Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


      Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

      Hyatt Place Dallas North

      5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

      Phone: (972) 716-2001

      https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


        • May 21, 2020
        • 8:30 AM
        • May 22, 2020
        • 5:00 PM
        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals

        Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders

        Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


        In this competitive, global economy business leaders expect you to go beyond the technical aspects of your job and think like a businessperson. In fact, strategic business understanding was one of eight key differentiators of top performers.

        To gain this understanding, you must embody business acumen skills–knowing what's going on around you and how the business works internally and externally. Having a keen sense of business knowledge is essential for better decision making and driving long-term positive results for your organization.

        This course covers the essential skills, behaviors and actions that support the understanding and development of business acumen–helping you learn to see "the big picture," understand finance concepts, recognize the important relationship between compensation plans and the bottom line, and make wiser decisions.

        • Learn what it takes to apply key business acumen skills and behaviors.
        • Understand, evaluate, and articulate the relationship between compensation and business outcomes.
        • Grasp essential financial concepts.
        • Know how your business works and recognize the relationship between the compensation plan and the bottom line.
        • Strengthen communication skills.

        Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

        Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


        Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

        Hyatt Place Dallas North

        5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        Phone: (972) 716-2001

        https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


          • May 21, 2020
          • 8:30 AM
          • May 22, 2020
          • 5:00 PM
          • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          T4- Strategic Communication in Total Rewards

          Make Sure Employees 'Get It'

          Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


          This course provides an introduction to strategic communication, focusing on total rewards communication. It begins by establishing the purpose and value of strategic communication along with discussing how behaviors can be influenced by communications. In addition, an eight-step process is detailed providing guidance for creating an effective and efficient communication campaign. Case studies provide participants an opportunity to apply the eight-step process. Furthermore, specific communications related to each of the total rewards elements are highlighted, as are suggestions for communicating special situations, such as a merger or acquisition.


          • Learn the rationale for strategically planning a communication campaign.
          • Discuss the characteristics of effective communication.
          • Obtain an understanding of the eight steps of the communication process.
          • Identify the appropriate communication channel to deliver the message.
          • Review specific total rewards communications considerations and special situations.
          • Find out how to effectively and efficiently manage your communication campaign.

          Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

          Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


          Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

          Hyatt Place Dallas North

          5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          Phone: (972) 716-2001

          https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


            • June 25, 2020
            • 8:30 AM
            • June 26, 2020
            • 5:00 PM
            • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

            C12-Variable Pay Improving Performance with Variable Pay

            Designing for Results

            Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP



            This course presents the fundamentals of variable pay. The course focuses on compensation strategy and variable pay, definitions and the design and implementation of incentive, recognition and bonus plans.

            • Learn about the three categories of variable pay.
            • Identify common business strategies and objectives for achieving them.
            • Examine internal and external factors affecting variable pay plans.
            • Discuss the activities for designing the structure of the plan.
            • Find out aspects to consider in establishing target performance and payouts.
            • Learn about funding and distribution of plan earnings.
            • Discover how to implement, communicate and evaluate the success of your plan.

            Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

            Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


            Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

            Hyatt Place Dallas North

            5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

            Phone: (972) 716-2001

            https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


              • June 25, 2020
              • 8:30 AM
              • June 26, 2020
              • 5:00 PM
              • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs

              Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP

              Learn U.S. Federal Requirements All Compensation Professionals Should Know

              Human resources professionals are challenged with understanding and staying current with U.S. Federal regulations. This basic-level course presents an overview of the regulatory requirements for compensation programs. You’ll cover the major federal statutes that affect compensation design and practice.

              • Analyze the labor regulations that focus on either a specific type of employer or have been utilized in compensation disputes.
              • Examine the many issues related to FLSA, including record-keeping requirements and potential penalties.
              • Explore discrimination legislation relating to compensation.

              Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

              Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


              Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

              Hyatt Place Dallas North

              5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              Phone: (972) 716-2001

              https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                • July 23, 2020
                • 8:30 AM
                • July 24, 2020
                • 5:00 PM
                • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                C4: Base Pay Administration and Pay for Preformance

                Gain Compensation Strategy Skills to Accelerate Your Journey as an HR Professional

                Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                Learn how to design a pay for performance base pay program that supports your organization’s compensation strategy and attracts, retains and motivates your organization’s talent. This in-depth course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to design, implement and evaluate employee base pay programs.

                Key concepts you will learn and assimilate include:

                • Identifying the relationship between the organization’s business strategy and the total rewards program.
                • Understanding key considerations when designing base pay programs.
                • Learning what it takes to implement and deliver base pay programs, including monitoring and evaluation.
                • Examining pay for performance merit pay systems, including development, utilization and costing.
                • Discerning how and when human resources should be involved in mergers and acquisitions.

                This course is ideal for the emerging human resources compensation professional who is getting started with developing pay structures. Knowledge of basic mathematical concepts is recommended, including: mean, median, weighted average, compa-ratio, percentiles and calculating percents.

                Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

                Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                Hyatt Place Dallas North

                5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                Phone: (972) 716-2001

                https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                  • July 23, 2020
                  • 8:30 AM
                  • July 24, 2020
                  • 5:00 PM
                  • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                  T1: Total Rewards Management

                  Gain the Knowledge You Need to Design and Implement Total Rewards
                  Tailor-Made for Your Organization


                  Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                  Knowing what is required for an effective total rewards strategy will set you apart as a human resources professional. In this course, you will learn how to design and implement a total rewards program that meets your organization’s specific needs and includes an ideal mix of rewards across the six rewards elements:

                  1. Compensation
                  2. Benefits
                  3. Work-Life Effectiveness
                  4. Recognition
                  5. Performance Management
                  6. Talent Development

                  Designed for new HR professionals, HR generalists and line managers, this course will empower you with the basic skills and knowledge to create a successful total rewards strategy for your organization. While developed to be an introduction to the total rewards system, the content goes beyond the basics to cover more advanced topics such as aligning total rewards with your organization’s culture, HR goals and business strategy.

                  Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

                  Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                  Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                  Hyatt Place Dallas North

                  5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                  Phone: (972) 716-2001

                  https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                    • August 27, 2020
                    • 8:30 AM
                    • August 28, 2020
                    • 5:00 PM
                    • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                    Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals

                    Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders

                    Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                    In this competitive, global economy business leaders expect you to go beyond the technical aspects of your job and think like a businessperson. In fact, strategic business understanding was one of eight key differentiators of top performers.

                    To gain this understanding, you must embody business acumen skills–knowing what's going on around you and how the business works internally and externally. Having a keen sense of business knowledge is essential for better decision making and driving long-term positive results for your organization.

                    This course covers the essential skills, behaviors and actions that support the understanding and development of business acumen–helping you learn to see "the big picture," understand finance concepts, recognize the important relationship between compensation plans and the bottom line, and make wiser decisions.

                    • Learn what it takes to apply key business acumen skills and behaviors.
                    • Understand, evaluate, and articulate the relationship between compensation and business outcomes.
                    • Grasp essential financial concepts.
                    • Know how your business works and recognize the relationship between the compensation plan and the bottom line.
                    • Strengthen communication skills.

                    Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

                    Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                    Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                    Hyatt Place Dallas North

                    5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                    Phone: (972) 716-2001

                    https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                      • August 27, 2020
                      • 8:30 AM
                      • August 28, 2020
                      • 5:00 PM
                      • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                      C17-Market Pricing : Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis

                      Avoiding Analysis Paralysis

                      Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                      This course will provide a consistent and effective methodology for market-pricing benchmark jobs within an organization. Participants will have an opportunity to develop their data utilization skills through classroom practicum exercises.

                      • Review common compensation strategies, base pay structure design, and the establishment and use of a job-worth hierarchy.
                      • Discuss how market pricing can support an organization’s business strategy.
                      • Discover data sources, data collection options, salary survey formats and use of job matching.
                      • Learn how the data from salary surveys can help you develop the market rate for benchmark jobs.
                      • Discuss the use of statistical analysis tools and aging, blending, weighting and slotting data.
                      • Learn how to handle short- and long-term incentive survey data.
                      • Find out how to communicate market pricing to upper management and your organization.
                      Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

                      Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                      Out of Town: We have rooms blocked at hotel @ $135 a night.  If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                      Hyatt Place Dallas North

                      5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                      Phone: (972) 716-2001

                      https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                        • September 24, 2020
                        • 8:30 AM
                        • September 25, 2020
                        • 5:00 PM
                        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                        C3E: Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management

                        Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

                        Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                        As a human resources professional, having a solid set of HR statistics and analytics skills is essential for delivering actionable insights for informed decision making to positively impact your organization’s business outcomes. In this hands-on HR statistics course, you will master applied statistics to HR issues and gain analytics skills using Excel.

                        • Topics covered in the course include:
                        • Learning regularly used statistical tools, including the applications of these tools for total compensation design and administration.
                        • Recognizing the four level measurements and the quantitative concepts in HR.
                        • Finding, collecting, analyzing and accurately displaying statistical data in the most effective way.
                        • Understanding the relevant application of various statistical tools.
                        • Introduction to increasingly used advanced statistics for decision making, including regression analysis.

                        Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2020 in registration

                        Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                        Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                        Hyatt Place Dallas North

                        5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                        Phone: (972) 716-2001

                        https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                        Past events

                        September 19, 2019 C3E: Quantitative Principles in Compensation Managements
                        August 29, 2019 T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
                        August 29, 2019 C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
                        July 18, 2019 B3A- Health & Welfare Plans – Strategic Planning & Design
                        July 18, 2019 C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
                        June 27, 2019 B1: Regulatory Environments for Benefits Programs
                        June 27, 2019 C4 - Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance
                        May 23, 2019 B3 - Health and Welfare Plans -- Plan Types and Administration
                        May 23, 2019 C2 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
                        April 25, 2019 T4- Strategic Communication in Total Rewards
                        April 25, 2019 C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
                        April 11, 2019 NTCA April 2019 Luncheon: Compensation is more than aligning the midpoint to market with speaker Justin Hampton
                        March 22, 2019 NTCA Compensation Career Exploration Program
                        February 21, 2019 NTCA February 2019 Luncheon: Understanding of BLS data and its potential impact on day-to-day life with speaker Cheryl Abbot
                        October 25, 2018 C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
                        September 25, 2018 B12 - Benefits Outsourcing -- Selecting, Contracting and Managing Service Partners
                        September 20, 2018 T3 - Quantitative Methods
                        September 20, 2018 C17 - Market Pricing:Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
                        August 30, 2018 T7 - International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals
                        August 30, 2018 C2 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
                        July 19, 2018 C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
                        July 19, 2018 C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
                        June 28, 2018 T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
                        June 28, 2018 B3 - Health and Welfare Plans -- Plan Types and Administration
                        May 24, 2018 GR7 - International Remuneration: An Overview of Global Rewards
                        May 24, 2018 B12 - Benefits Outsourcing -- Selecting, Contracting and Managing Service Partners
                        April 26, 2018 T1 - Total Rewards Management
                        April 26, 2018 C4 - Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance
                        November 08, 2017 T7 - International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals
                        October 11, 2017 C17 - Market Pricing - Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
                        July 19, 2017 T1 - Total Rewards Management

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