Handle compensation programs with confidence!

The Compensation Immersion Programs provides a comprehensive foundation in concepts and trends in the field of compensation, including U.S. regulatory environment and related laws, documenting and evaluating jobs, building and maintaining salary structures, base pay administration, pay for performance and variable pay.

CIP is an intensive five-day, in-person accelerated program. The program is led by respected leaders in the compensation field, both practitioners and consultants. This face-to-face learning approach provides the greatest level of networking with experts and peers providing the most quick and efficient approach for maximum results. 

The Compensation Immersion Program sets the scene for participants to develop meaningful, professional relationships with the best and the brightest, which offer the opportunity for a lifetime network of peers, subject matter experts and thought leaders.

Nov. 11-15 | Phoenix

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It's comprehensive.

The program's instructors are subject-matter experts highly respected for their real-world experience and expertise in the field.

It's effective.

Through this lively and participatory learning program, participants are immersed in the design and implementation of effective compensation programs.

It's fast.

Participants accelerate their ability to make positive contributions quickly and effectively.

Program Curriculum

During this intensive five-day program, this immersion approach provides a foundation in compensation concepts and trends on the following essential compensation topics:

  • Regulatory environment and related laws

  • Documenting and evaluating jobs

  • Building and maintaining salary structures

  • Base pay administration and pay for performance

  • Variable pay

General Program Schedule

Face-to-face Meeting: Monday-Friday

Day One

Monday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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The program begins with an exploration into U.S. federal regulatory rules and regulations that impact design and administration of compensation programs.

Day Two

Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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You will learn practical methods and processes that support job analysis, documentation and evaluation to attract and retain effective talent.

Day Three

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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With focus on designing a pay program that is fair and competitive, you will examine the principles, design, implementation and evaluation of a base pay program.

Day Four

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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You will explore common business strategies and how variable pay plans can help organizations achieve their business objectives through incentive, bonus and recognition plans.

Day Five

Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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The program will close with a look at what you need beyond technical expertise in order to be a successful compensation practitioner.

Who Should attend

Ideal for professionals from human resources, compensation, finance or other functional areas who are taking on the responsibilities of compensation planning.

To further enhance your learning experience and foster teamwork, attendance by multiple representatives from a given organization is highly valuable.

Upon program completion attendees will possess:

  • A comprehensive foundation in compensation concepts and trends.

    Through accelerated, practical learning, this intensive five-day program sets the groundwork for participants to return to the office ready to take on responsibilities associated with their new role.

  • A lifetime professional network with the best and the brightest.

    The valuable relationships established during this program will enable you to connect with peers and subject-matters experts to discuss challenges, solutions and hot topics even after the program is completed.

Tom McMullen
Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Ron Miller, CCP
Founder/Principal, Paceline Consulting, LLC
John A. Rubino | CCP, CBP, GRP, WLCP
President, Rubino Consulting Services
Mary Ruzicka, CCP
Sr. Compensation Consultant, Washington University School of Medicine
Rebecca Toman | CCP, CBP, GRP
Vice President, Survey Business Unit, Pearl Meyer
Nick Vollrath | CCP, GRP, CSCP
Executive Director, Global Compensation Merck
Andrew (Andy) Welt
Head of MMA Compensation Consulting, Marsh & McLennan Agency
Marjorie Williamson, CCP
Senior Vice President, Global Total Rewards & HR Operations
Lori Wisper
Director, Talent and Rewards, Willis Towers Watson

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Program Location

Doubletree Paradise Valley Resort
5401 N. Scottsdale Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85250
Room Rate:$169/night*
Mention Group Name:WorldatWork

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*Daily resort charge will be added to the room rate and includes: guest internet access; two bottled waters; valet parking; daily fitness class; sports equipment rental; dessert with restaurant entrée purchase; $10 off golf; $15 off spa; $15 off select off-site activities; local/toll-free calls.


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