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Course Number:BSCWEB
Category:Salary Administration
Field of Study:Specialized Knowledge & Applications
Audience:HR Managers, Compensation Managers , Compensation Analysts
Level of Difficulty:Basic
Delivery Method:Group Internet-Based
Prerequisites:College-level algebra and knowledge of basic statistics
Advanced Preparation:None
SHRM BoCK:SHRM BoCK: As defined by the SHRM Body of Competency and Knowledge TM, this webinar covers competency topics related to critical evaluation with the knowledge area being total rewards.
Overview:This is a basic level course intended for those new to compensation. It is an introduction to basic research and statistical concepts and will cover the steps of data analysis, types of variables, scales of measurement, measures of center and spread, correlation, and regression. There will be discussion and examples for performing these calculations and analyses in Microsoft Excel in a compensation context.
Learning Objectives:
  • Understanding the steps of data analysis
  • Ability to identify scales of measurement
  • Knowing the differences in measures of center and spread
  • Performing calculations in Excel
  • Introduction to correlation and regression
  • Performing correlation and regression in Excel
  • Presenting data

Lyle Leritz, PhD
Lyle Leritz is a Research Manager at ERI Economic Research Institute. Lyle has worked as a researcher and product manager at ERI for over a decade focusing on salary surveys, executive compensation, cost of living, and job analysis during that time. He received his PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Oklahoma.

Credit & Professional Continuing Education Information:

Credit Hours - You must attend for 90 minutes to be eligible:

Additional Info:

Attendees Receive

  • Salary Assessor® Compensation Software: You will receive a free demo edition of ERI's Salary Assessor software, which provides the most extensive analysis of competitive rates in existence. This tool has been used by thousands of organizations since 1987 and provides salary and incentive pay for more than 6,300 positions. Salary data in the Assessor may be reported by organization size, industry, and geographic location; reliability statistics are provided. A specific salary planning date may be selected to ensure that data is aged to meet the user's needs. A benchmark list may be used within the program for ease in analyzing total competitiveness.

  • Webinar PowerPoint Presentation: All attendees will receive the PowerPoint slideshow for this webinar and may use it in staff training.


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  1. If you are outside the U.S.or Canada and wish to join the webinar, we have a Toll Number you can use. However, we recommend using VOIP through a device with speakers, which is free.Otherwise, we can provide a recording of the webinar so you can view it at your convenience. (Attendees from the U.S.and Canada are provided with a Toll Free Number or can use VOIP.)
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No webinars are scheduled at this time.


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  1. Computer/tablet/phone with browser and internet connection
  2. Either a phone or computer speakers.
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Supported Operating Systems and Browsers

  • Windows
    • 1.4GHz Intel® Pentium® 4 or faster processor (or equivalent) for Microsoft® Windows 7 or Windows 8
    • Windows 10, 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
    • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 or later, Windows Edge browser, Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Mac OS
    • 1.83GHz Intel Core™ Duo or faster processor
    • 512MB of RAM (1GB recommended)
    • Mac OS X 10.9, 10.10, 10.11, 10.12
    • Mozilla Firefox; Apple Safari; Google Chrome
  • Mobile
    • Google Android 4.4 or later
    • Apple iOS: iOS 8.1.2 or later

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