Who should attend
Students from all educational backgrounds welcome. You can register for this course without applying and enrolling in a program.
About the course
This course will introduce the principles and interrelationships of Total Compensation strategy, Total Compensation plan design, Job Evaluation, and Performance Management. In a precarious economy, Total Compensation is a key ingredient in attracting and retenting of employees. There will be considerable discussion of current and emerging issues and trends in Total Compensation.
Course at a glance
- Fully online course, accessible through eClass, the University of Alberta’s eLearning management tool.
- Learn through lectures and lively discussions, as you broaden your network and apply the course content to the context of your own work or organization and explore its implications for your professional practice.
- Aimed at emerging to mid-career individuals looking to advance in their career in the area of human resources or in supervisory positions. It will be of special interest, among others, to HR practitioners, managers, supervisors, and training coordinators.
What you will learn
By the end of this course, you should be able to:
- Understand the principles and concepts necessary to design and implement a reward and compensation system.
- Explain the strategic, organizational, and behavioural framework for compensation.
- Define the technical components of the compensation system.
- Understand the linkages between compensation and employee performance.
- Have an awareness of contemporary compensation issues.
- This is a graded course; assessment activities may include exams, projects, presentations, journals, or research papers.
- Refer to the course syllabus for details on activities and assignments.
- A textbook is required for this course; further information will be provided in the course syllabus.
- Additional learning materials are provided through eClass at no additional cost.
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Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.