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Course Number:ECWEB
Category:Executive Compensation
Field of Study:Specialized Knowledge & Applications
Audience:HR Managers, HR Generalists
Level of Difficulty:Intermediate
Delivery Method:Group Internet-Based
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 course is an introduction to executive compensation focusing on topics applicable to publicly traded and privately held corporations (there will be some targeted topics for executive compensation in nonprofits as well). It will cover total compensation elements and will include base salary, short-term incentives, long-term incentives, deferred plans, benefits, and perquisites. We will discuss the objectives of these programs, cover the related SEC and related IRS rules, and establish a framework for planning executive total compensation which will include project management, benchmarking, and analysis. We will review effective performance metrics relative to incentive plan designs and goal setting, discuss types of equity and deferred plans, and introduce related tools for enabling the planning process. Case study examples will be included.
Learning Objectives:
  • Appreciate the legal and regulatory framework impacting executive compensation
  • Understand the resources and information required for total compensation planning
  • Explain key performance measurement considerations for effective incentive plans
  • Understand different equity plans and other long-term incentives and their impact on executive programs
  • Research best practices, trends, and competitive compensation levels

Joe Miller
With over 15 years experience in the design, implementation, and administration of compensation programs, Joe Miller has led VisionLink’s broad based pay and incentive design departments for the last 3 years. Prior to joining VisionLink, Joe worked in leadership roles within several global organizations as a compensation professional. Joe specializes in providing insight and direction relating to market pay comparisons, total rewards philosophy and integration, and incentive plan design.

Matt Skrinjar
Matt is the Product Manager for the Executive Compensation Assessor® software at ERI Economic Research Institute. He has an extensive background in econometrics and time series modeling. As Product Manager, he analyzes the design, implementation, and award outcomes of executive compensation packages in organizations of all sizes. Matt also partners with current ERI Subscribers to interpret and provide guidance on the appropriate analytics to address current business problems.

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

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  • CBP/CCP/GRP/WLCP/CECP/CSCP: This webinar qualifies for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional (WLCP®), Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP) and Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP) designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals. Please note that the CECP and CSCP designations require a minimum number of credits from executive and sales compensation-related activities. For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork Society recertification webpage at

Additional Info:

Attendees Receive

  • Compensation Software: You will receive a free demo edition of ERI's Assessor Software including the Executive Compensation Assessor®. This tool has been used by thousands of organizations since 1987.

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


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