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    • April 25, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • April 26, 2019
    • 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 LNPROMO2019 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 25, 2019
      • 8:30 AM
      • April 26, 2019
      • 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 LNPROMO2019 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 23, 2019
        • 8:30 AM
        • May 24, 2019
        • 5:00 PM
        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        C2-Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation

        Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP



        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 LNPROMO2019 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 23, 2019
          • 8:30 AM
          • May 24, 2019
          • 5:00 PM
          • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          B3- Health and Welfare Plans — Plan Types and Administration

          Get It Right from the Start


          Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CBT

          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 LNPROMO2019 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 27, 2019
            • 8:30 AM
            • June 28, 2019
            • 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 LNPROMO2019 in registration

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            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 27, 2019
              • 8:30 AM
              • June 28, 2019
              • 5:00 PM
              • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              B1: Regulatory Environments for Benefits Programs 

              Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


              This course presents an overview of U.S. regulatory requirements for employee benefits programs. It examines how federal regulations, such as FMLA and PPACA, influence types of benefits plans including health and welfare plans, retirement plans, paid time off programs and IRC Section 125 & 129 plans. Attendees will learn administration and communication regulatory requirements for benefits plans.

              • Explore government’s influence on employee benefits plans.
              • Review legislation and regulations that affect retirement benefits.
              • Examine legislative and regulatory requirements for pay-for-time-not-worked programs.
              • Discuss relevant legislation that affects employee health and welfare benefits programs.
              • Examine the taxation of health and welfare benefits and required nondiscrimination tests.
              • Explore legal issues related to IRC Section 125 and Section 129 plans.
              • Examine communication and administration activities related to benefits programs

              Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 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 18, 2019
                • 8:30 AM
                • July 19, 2019
                • 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 LNPROMO2019 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 18, 2019
                  • 8:30 AM
                  • July 19, 2019
                  • 5:00 PM
                  • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                  B3A- Health & Welfare Plans – Strategic Planning & Design

                  Discover the Important Issues

                  Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                  This course is designed for participants seeking an opportunity to expand their understanding and practical knowledge of advanced concepts around the benefits design process. This course puts fundamental knowledge around health and welfare benefits into play by addressing advanced concepts around how to evaluate, select, design, cost and fund health and welfare programs. This course has been newly updated to include review and discussion of the Affordable Care Act.

                  Topics include strategic assessment, conducting a gap analysis, plan selection and design, costing benefits plans, funding arrangements, and gaining management buy-in and approval for implementation of the new and proposed benefits plan.

                  • Evaluate how the overall organizational strategy, human resources strategy and total rewards strategies work together to guide benefits decisions.
                  • Conduct a gap analysis to determine the current state of benefits offerings versus the desired state, while keeping a realistic view of potential barriers.
                  • Analyze benefits selection and design considerations to determine if your current design is meeting the needs of your organization and decide whether these offerings are still an appropriate fit for your organization.
                  • Examine costing considerations and estimate the costs of existing and proposed benefits plans.
                  • Consider the different types of funding mechanisms and discuss which approach will work best for your organization.
                  • Review and discuss the Affordable Care Act.
                  • Examine how to gain buy-in and support for the proposed plan by creating and presenting the business case for senior management.
                  Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 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 29, 2019
                    • 8:30 AM
                    • August 30, 2019
                    • 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 LNPROMO2019 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 29, 2019
                      • 8:30 AM
                      • August 30, 2019
                      • 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 LNPROMO2019 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


                        • September 19, 2019
                        • 8:30 AM
                        • September 20, 2019
                        • 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 LNPROMO2019 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


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