Education

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Keeping pace with the rapid changes in business and in your profession isn’t easy. But it’s not impossible. You can stay on top of the latest developments in compensation, exec comp, sales comp, benefits and work-life effectiveness from us, your go-to source for total rewards education. From Express Education webinars and videos to certification prep courses, we’ll help you every step of the way in your HR career.

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Certification

Obtaining certification from the WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals equips you to make strategic decisions and implement practical solutions to address today's complex business challenges. Each of these prestigious professional designations are earned by passing the required examination(s).

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®)

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Compensation is an absolutely key element in any successful Total Rewards strategy. The Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) designation demonstrates that you possess the essential knowledge to integrate compensation programs with business strategy, design and administer base and variable pay programs, comply with legal and regulatory requirements, and effectively communicate compensation information. The CCP is earned after obtaining a passing score for all required exams. For each of the required exams, corresponding preparation courses are available in a variety of convenient learning formats.

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Global Remuneration Professional® (GRP®)

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Increasing globalization requires that compensation practitioners to have the knowledge and skills to manage Total Rewards programs in multiple countries. The Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) designation demonstrates a thorough understanding of compensation practices around the world. Holding a GRP gives you the confidence to manage and deliver rewards programs in a global context that aligns with organization goals. The GRP is earned after obtaining a passing score for all required exams. For each of the required exams, corresponding preparation courses are available in a variety of convenient learning formats.

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Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)

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The ongoing success of compensation professionals depends upon their ability to design strategies that achieve positive impacts on business results and influence long-term organizational vision. The Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP) designation demonstrates that you have high-level experience in the four following knowledge domains: strategic business acumen, compensation program management, advanced measurement and analytics, and change management and communication. The ACCP is earned by passing a competency-based exam. Practice tests are available to measure your readiness.

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Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)

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This designation is intended for compensation professionals with the drive and determination to be leaders in their field. The Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP) designation requires you to put all of your technical compensation and strategic skills into action in a highly interactive, real-world executive environment. To earn an MCCP, you will present a business solution with rationale to the WorldatWork Assessment Board, made up of senior Human Resources leaders and executives from organizations that include Fortune 500 companies. When your solution is approved by the board, you will achieve the (MCCP)™ designation.

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Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP®)

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Executive compensation is the most complex and dynamic field in Total Rewards. Possessing the Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP) designation signifies that you have the essential skills needed to design, manage and evaluate programs that attract, motivate and retain executive leaders with the proven ability to provide positive business results and organizational strategies. Recognizing that expertise in executive compensation comes from a wide range of experience and education, the WorldatWork Society recommends that candidates have three or more years in the field before taking the competency-based CECP exam. Practice tests are available to measure your readiness.

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Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP®)

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Effective sales compensation plans are a crucial component of business success. Earning the Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) designation signifies that you have the knowledge to design, administrate, evaluate and manage sales compensation programs that attract, motivate, engage and retain dynamic individuals and teams. Recognizing that expertise in sales compensation comes from a broad range of experience and education, the WorldatWork Society recommends that candidates have two or more years in the field before taking the competency-based CSCP exam. Practice tests are available to measure your readiness.

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Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP)

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A well-organized benefits program will directly impact the level of satisfaction and engagement among your employees. The Certified Benefits Professionals (CBP) signifies that you have the essential U.S.-specific knowledge regarding the design and integration of benefits programs with business strategy, including legal and regulatory compliance and outsourcing with service partners. The CBP is earned after obtaining a passing score for all required exams. For each of the required exams, corresponding preparation courses are available in a variety of convenient learning formats.

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Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP)

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Incorporating effective work-life strategies and programs is increasingly becoming a competitive advantage for many successful organizations. Possessing the Work-Life Certified Professional (WLCP) designation signifies that you have the knowledge and critical skills to design, administrate and manage work-life programs to improve an organization's bottom line and the lives of employees. A WLCP is earned after obtaining a passing score for all required exams. For each of the required exams, corresponding preparation courses are available in a variety of convenient learning formats.

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Training

Bring out your best.

Bringing out the best in a productive workforce starts with bringing out and refining your inner expertise. If you want to learn about the latest trends in Total Rewards best practices or earn a globally-respected professional designation, WorldatWork has everything you need to achieve great outcomes.

There’s a lot to learn and lots of convenient ways to build your skill set, from classrooms to webinars, so let’s roll up our sleeves and get started!

Compensation

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From technical skills to overarching business and financial savvy, the knowledge base of the truly valuable compensation professional needs to be broad, deep and up-to-date. If you want to advance your career and help your organization succeed, WorldatWork has the curriculum to give you a boost.

Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional (T2)
Advanced Excel Skills for Compensation Professionals
Advancing Your Modeling Capabilities with the Power of Excel
Analyzing and Automating Rewards Data with Excel Pivots and Macros
Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance (C4/GR4)
Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals (C8)
Compensation Fundamentals
Excel Skills for Compensation Professionals
FLSA Exemption Testing in Ambiguous Times: Current Rules, Best Practices and Pitfalls – NEW!
International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals (T7)
International Remuneration: An Overview of Global Rewards (GR7)
Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation (C2/GR3)
Market Pricing: Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis (C17/GR17)
Modernizing Compensation: Cracking the Case of Stagnant Wages – NEW!
Pay Structures: Develop a Framework from Start to Finish
Pricing Critical Skills and Unique Positions (Competitive Market Pay)
Quantitative Methods (T3/GR2)
Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management (C3E)
Quick Start: Essentials of Comp and Base Pay
Regression Analysis Made Easy with Excel
Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs (C1)
Strategic Communication in Total Rewards (T4/GR9)
Total Rewards Management (T1/GR1)
Variable Pay: Improving Performance with Variable Pay (C12/GR6)
Working Smarter and Faster with Excel Formulas, Charts and ASAP Utilities
Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Executive Compensation

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High risk, high reward—when it comes to acquiring and engaging top executive talent, the stakes are high. WorldatWork offers comprehensive, lively and participatory training from subject-matter practitioners with years of hands-on experience in the complex field of executive compensation.

Executive Compensation Immersion Program

This accelerated education program is a way to quickly assimilate the knowledge you need while stepping into the executive compensation field.

Sales Compensation

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Formulas can help but in a global business environment, there is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all approach to sales compensation. With the help of experts in the field, WorldatWork presents sales incentive options to explore, methodologies to assess which program is best suited for your company, and more.

Creating Sales Compensation Principles - A Stakeholder's Guide
Elements of Sales Compensation
Introduction to Sales Compensation - NEW!
Sales Compensation 101: Understanding Sales Compensation Essentials
Sales Compensation Design - Developing Incentive Plans that Work

Worklife

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Work-life effectiveness isn’t just about caring—it’s about offering competitive advantages, reducing stress and boosting productivity. WorldatWork delivers the most engaging and interactive instruction in how to build a corporate culture that emphasizes and projects the wellbeing of employees.

Entering Indebted: Addressing the Student Debt Crisis to Improve Employees’ Financial Wellness – NEW!
Health and Wellness Programs - Creating a Positive Business Impact (W3)
Introduction to Work-Life Effectiveness - Successful Work-Life Programs to Attract, Motivate and Retain Employees (W1)
Organizational Culture Change - A Work-Life Perspective (W4)
The Flexible Workplace - Strategies for Your Organization (W2)

Webinars

Make room in your schedule to participate live in real time or watch at your convenience on-demand. Either way, WorldatWork Webinars present the leading subject matter experts discussing the hottest topics, latest trends and best practices—all in 90 minutes or less.

On-Demand Webinars - Access Info Now!

Choose from a wide range of webinars you can play back from your computer or office based on your schedule and convenience.

Benefits of On-Demand Webinars

Not able to attend a "live webinar"? With on-demand webinars, you have the flexibility to play back the information from your computer or office at a time most convenient for you.

On-Demand

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On-Demand

Applying 'WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey' Results to Tomorrow's Compensation Needs
Sponsored by PayScale

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Changing Your Approach to Non-Cash Incentives for Sales Can Have Game-Changing Results
Sponsored by Optymyze

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Compensation 101
Sponsored by PayScale

On-Demand

Compensation, Performance and the Bottom Line
Sponsored by PeopleFluent

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Compensation: The Horrors and the Heroes
Sponsored by PayFactors

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Demystifying Artificial Intelligence in Your HR & Compensation Technology
Sponsored by Salary.com

On-Demand

Developing Emotional Intelligence Skills to Improve Company Culture
Sponsored by Whil Concepts, Inc.

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Developing Merit Planning Tools You Can Use
Sponsored by IBM

On-Demand

Enriching the Employee Experience – Engagement, Goals, Talent & Beyond
Sponsored by HR Performance Solutions

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Finding the Right Fit: How to Attract, Onboard & Retain the Best Employees
Sponsored by BI WORLDWIDE

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How to Adopt a More Human Approach to Employee Development
Sponsored by Globoforce

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How to Build a Systematized Compensation Strategy Built for Expansion
Sponsored by Salary.com

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Identifying the Right Tech to Drive HR Transformation in Large Enterprises
Sponsored by Beqom

On-Demand

Know Your Audience: How Understanding Employees Through Data Will Strengthen Your Employee Value Proposition
Sponsored by Mercer

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Market Pricing Basics
Sponsored by IBM

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Mindfulness: The Best Benefit for Employee Well-Being and Business Performance
Sponsored by Whil Concepts, Inc.

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Paying for Performance in the Modern World
Sponsored by SAP SuccessFactors

On-Demand

Reporting Commissions Under the New Revenue Recognition Standard
Sponsored by Xactly

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Sales Compensation 2.0: Evolving One of Your Company's Most Vital Functions
Sponsored by OpenSymmetry

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Sales Compensation in a Recurring Revenue Business
Sponsored by IBM

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So What Now? What is Your Pay for Performance and Compensation Strategy without Performance Ratings?
Sponsored by HighGround

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The Compensation Data Landscape: Exploring Sources that Work for You
Sponsored by PayScale

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The New Paradigm of Employee Recognition
Sponsored by Awardco

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Uncover What is Driving Your Pharmacy Spend
Sponsored by Magellan Rx

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Workplace Well-being: The 5 Pillars of Employee Health Behavior Change
Sponsored by LifeDojo

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A New Political Reality: President-Elect Trump & Public Policy Issues — What Should You Expect?

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Addressing Top Challenges with CEO Pay Ratio

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Beating Benefits Bewilderment

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CEO Pay Ratio - Understanding the New Rules and Preparing to Comply

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Cutting-Edge Performance Management: Results of a Major New Study

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Designing a Sales Compensation Plan with the Customer in Mind

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Equity Compensation Valuation 101: Learning the Fundamentals

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Executive Compensation 101

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Executive Long-Term Incentive Plan Fundamentals

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Executive Short-Term Incentive Plan Fundamentals

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Executive Total Rewards: Challenges and Trends for the Management Team

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FLSA Overtime Changes Finalized; What The New Rules Mean for Your Organization

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Fundamentals of Peer Group Selection

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Harnessing the Power of Conjoint Analysis for Total Rewards Programs

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How to Assess Sales Compensation Program Effectiveness

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How to Create Sales Compensation Formulas

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How to Drive Sales Compensation Design

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Improving Workplace Outcomes and Employee Retirement Readiness Through Financial Wellness

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Leveraging Regression Analysis for Success, Part 1

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Leveraging Regression Analysis for Success, Part 2

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Mastering Essential Math Principles in Compensation

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Public Policy Update: How President Trump and Congress Are Addressing Workplace Issues

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Reading and Interpreting Proxy Statements to Better Understand Executive Compensation

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Renovating Your Sales Compensation Plan: Mission Impossible or Great Opportunity

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Sales Compensation for the Global Sales Organization: How Do You Get a Handle On All Those Plans and Who is Responsible for What?

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Sales Talent Management: Improving Sales Performance Requires More Than Pay

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Storytelling: The Science and Art of Influencing Leaders

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The What, Why and How of Performance Calibration Sessions

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To Pay or Play: That is the 2015 Question

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Tools to Earn a Seat at the Sales Compensation Table

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Total Rewards 2020: What to Expect in the Next 5 Years

Compensation

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From technical skills to overarching business and financial savvy, the knowledge base of the truly valuable compensation professional needs to be broad, deep and up-to-date. If you want to advance your career and help your organization succeed, WorldatWork has the curriculum to give you a boost.

Applying 'WorldatWork Salary Budget Survey' Results to Tomorrow's Compensation Needs | Sponsored by PayScale
CEO Pay Ratio - Understanding the New Rules and Preparing to Comply
Changing Your Approach to Non-Cash Incentives for Sales Can Have Game-Changing Results | Sponsored by Optymyze
Compensation 101 | Sponsored by PayScale
Compensation, Performance and the Bottom Line | Sponsored by PeopleFluent
Compensation: The Horrors and the Heroes | Sponsored by PayFactors
Cutting-Edge Performance Management: Results of a Major New Study
Demystifying Artificial Intelligence in Your HR & Compensation Technology | Sponsored by Salary.com
Developing Merit Planning Tools You Can Use | Sponsored by IBM
Early Warning Signs: How to Proactively and Effectively Manage Sales Compensation | Sponsored by Xactly
Equity Compensation Valuation 101: Learning the Fundamentals
Executive Total Rewards: Challenges and Trends for the Management Team
FLSA Overtime Changes Finalized; What The New Rules Mean for Your Organization
Harnessing the Power of Conjoint Analysis for Total Rewards Programs
How to Adopt a More Human Approach to Employee Development | Sponsored by Globoforce
How to Build a Systematized Compensation Strategy Built for Expansion | Sponsored by Salary.com
Identifying the Right Tech to Drive HR Transformation in Large Enterprises | Sponsored by Beqom
Know Your Audience: How Understanding Employees Through Data Will Strengthen Your Employee Value Proposition | Sponsored by Mercer
Leveraging Regression Analysis for Success, Part 1
Leveraging Regression Analysis for Success, Part 2
Market Pricing Basics | Sponsored by IBM
Mastering Essential Math Principles in Compensation
Paying for Performance in the Modern World | Sponsored by SAP SuccessFactors
Public Policy Update: How President Trump and Congress Are Addressing Workplace Issues
Reporting Commissions Under the New Revenue Recognition Standard | Sponsored by Xactly
Rethinking Your Variable Pay Playbook | Sponsored by PayScale
Talent Mobility: The Key to Retention, Engagement, and Performance | Sponsored by Salary.com
The Compensation Data Landscape: Exploring Sources that Work for You | Sponsored by PayScale
The Data Revolution in Compensation | Sponsored by PayFactors
The What, Why and How of Performance Calibration Sessions
Total Rewards 2020: What to Expect in the Next 5 Years
Total Rewards Public Policy Update: Changes To Workplace Policies That Should Be On Your Radar

Webinar Series

Take advantage of special pricing when you purchase a Webinar series or package for compensation, sales compensation, executive compensation or benefits.

Benefits of a Webinar Series

Grow your professional knowledge by learning from several webinars related to the same general topic.

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Compensation Skills
Executive Compensation Skills - Two Webinar Series
Executive Compensation Skills - Four Webinar Series
Sales Compensation Skills - Group A Four Webinar Series
Sales Compensation Skills - Group B Four Webinar Series

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