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    • March 29, 2018
    • 8:30 AM
    • March 30, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

    Strategic Communication in Total Rewards

    Make Sure Employees 'Get It'

    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 an 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 LNPROMO201in 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


      • April 26, 2018
      • 8:30 AM
      • April 27, 2018
      • 5:00 PM
      • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

      Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance

      Design a Fair and Competitive Plan

      This course provides an in-depth discussion of the principles, design, implementation and evaluation of an employee base-pay program. Exercises will show how to design a pay program that is fair, competitive and supportive of an organization’s compensation strategy.

      • Identify the relationship between an employee total rewards program and an organization’s business strategy.
      • Discuss the design of base pay programs and necessary considerations.
      • Discover what it takes to implement and deliver base pay.
      • Examine pay for performance merit pay systems including development, utilization and costing.
      • Address the effectiveness and efficiency of pay programs through monitoring and evaluation.
      • Discern how and when human resources should be involved in mergers and acquisitions.
      Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2018 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


        • April 26, 2018
        • 8:30 AM
        • April 27, 2018
        • 5:00 PM
        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        Total Rewards Management

        Attract, Motivate, Engage and Retain Employees with an Effective Rewards Program

        Learn what is required to formulate a rewards program that has the power to attract, motivate, engage and retain—total rewards. Participants are introduced to the total rewards model and each of its components. Emphasis is given to the six elements of total rewards: compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management and talent development.

        • Gain an understanding of total rewards management.
        • Discover the six elements of total rewards.
        • Understand the critical role of the main drivers — organizational culture, business strategy and human resources strategy.
        • Learn the process of designing a successful total rewards strategy.
        Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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


          • May 24, 2018
          • 8:30 AM
          • May 25, 2018
          • 5:00 PM
          • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          Benefits Outsourcing - Selecting, Contracting and Managing Service Partners

          Take the Guesswork out of Outsourcing

          This course covers the steps for selecting, contracting and managing primarily benefits service partners, with application to other areas of HR and total rewards. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss issues that arise when deciding whether outsourcing a particular function is appropriate for the organization. In addition, the course addresses which type of service partner a company may need, what performance expectations are appropriate and how to know if a service partner’s resources and expertise are appropriate for the organization’s needs.

          • Gain an understanding of the types of outsourcing.
          • Learn about service partner selection, examining the situations and needs that drive selection, the processes for identifying suitable service partners and the methodologies for evaluating them.
          • Find out how to work with consultants, brokers and service partners to design a benefits plan.
          • Learn the steps involved in negotiating and finalizing a contract, once a suitable service partner is identified.
          • Learn tips for terminating and re-bidding if the decision is made to end the service partner relationship.
          Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO201in 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


            • May 24, 2018
            • 8:30 AM
            • May 25, 2018
            • 5:00 PM
            • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

            International Remuneration—An Overview of Global Rewards

            Total Rewards Within Global Organizations

            This course offers an overview of total rewards and their role within global organizations. Topics include the development of effective compensation, benefits and work-life strategies that respond to organizational and environmental complexities, a discussion of expatriate pay assignments, an analysis of the influence of governments on rewards practices and the role of total rewards within the overall global management of human resources.

            • Examine why companies globalize and the impact of it.
            • Identify internal and external influences that affect the design and delivery of global rewards.
            • Discover considerations to examine when developing a global compensation/rewards strategy.
            • Identify general benefits in different regions of the world that may serve as a starting point for developing a global benefits strategy.
            • Explore work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management and talent development and their effect on attraction, motivation and retention throughout the world.
            • Learn approaches and issues associated with managing international assignments.
            • Identify areas to assess and key factors related to successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions.
            Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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


              • June 28, 2018
              • 8:30 AM
              • June 29, 2018
              • 5:00 PM
              • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              Health and Welfare Plans — Plan Types and Administration

              Get It Right from the Start

              This course provides fundamental information that every practitioner must know in regard to different types of health and welfare benefits available. This class focuses on such key areas as health-care benefits, the concept of choice, disability plans, survivor benefits, pay for time not worked and the administration of these different programs.

              • Gain an overview of health and welfare plans available.
              • Focus on the medical component of health care benefits.
              • Discuss behavioral health care, prescription drug plans, dental plans, vision plans and long-term care options.
              • Learn about complementary programs to encourage and support employee health.
              • Explore offering employees choice and flexibility in their benefits.
              • Learn how to positively influence employee outcomes while staying true to your organization’s cost strategy.
              • Address disability programs.
              • Find out how offering employee leave programs can be advantageous to both employer and employee.
              • Discuss administration of health, welfare and other benefit programs.
              • Review and discuss the Affordable Care Act.
              Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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


                • June 28, 2018
                • 8:30 AM
                • June 29, 2018
                • 5:00 PM
                • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional

                Learn to Speak the Language of Business

                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 LNPROMO2017 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


                  • July 19, 2018
                  • 8:30 AM
                  • July 20, 2018
                  • 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

                  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 according to theWorldatWork 2012 Total Rewards Professionals' Career Census.

                  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 LNPROMO2017 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


                    • July 19, 2018
                    • 8:30 AM
                    • July 20, 2018
                    • 5:00 PM
                    • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                    Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs

                    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 LNPROMO2017 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


                      • August 30, 2018
                      • 8:30 AM
                      • August 31, 2018
                      • 5:00 PM
                      • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                      Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation

                      Matching the Right Methods to Your Organization

                      This course examines the methods and processes that support job analysis, job documentation and job evaluation in order to attract and retain effective talent. You'll cover various methods of job evaluation including quantitative and market-based approaches. Exercises help you see how the methods outlined in the course can be put into practice in your organization.

                      • Review strategic concepts associated with job analysis, documentation and evaluation.
                      • Learn how to approach job analysis planning and implementation.
                      • Discuss job documentation and the necessary components and format for job descriptions.
                      • Examine market-based and content-based job evaluations with a focus on quantitative and nonquantitative approaches.
                      Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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


                        • August 30, 2018
                        • 8:30 AM
                        • August 31, 2018
                        • 5:00 PM
                        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                        International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals

                        Learn the Language All Global Rewards Professionals Should Know

                        This course presents an introduction to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). It will provide you with the understanding you need to interact effectively with accounting and finance departments in your company.

                        • Explore an overview of IFRS and the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB).
                        • Understand the objectives of financial reporting and how to identify and work with key stakeholders.
                        • Determine how financial statements relate to your compensation and benefits work.
                        • Examine International Accounting Standard 19 (IAS 19) short- and long-term benefits, as well as post-employment and termination benefits.

                        Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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 20, 2018
                          • 8:30 AM
                          • September 21, 2018
                          • 5:00 PM
                          • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                          Market Pricing — Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis

                          Avoiding Analysis Paralysis

                          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 LNPROMO2017 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 20, 2018
                            • 8:30 AM
                            • September 21, 2018
                            • 5:00 PM
                            • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                            Quantitative Methods

                            Understand HR Statistics

                            This course focuses on general quantitative concepts, basic statistical tools, the mathematics of total compensation design and administration, mathematical modeling, and regression analysis. Participants learn to consider data from numerous sources, with an emphasis on problem solving and decision making.

                            • Learn basic quantitative concepts and the four levels of measurement.
                            • Understand how to define and compare percents, market index and compa-ratios.
                            • Study the time value of money—including compound interest and the compound salary growth rate.
                            • Find out how to collect, analyze and accurately display statistical data.
                            • Learn how to determine central tendency and measures of central location.
                            • Discuss measures of variability.
                            • Explore shapes of distribution.
                            • Gain an understanding of modeling and regression analysis.

                            Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2017 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



                              • October 25, 2018
                              • 8:30 AM
                              • October 26, 2018
                              • 5:00 PM
                              • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                              Variable Pay — Improving Performance with Variable Pay

                              Designing for Results

                              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 LNPROMO2018 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


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