Compensation Certification 4 Week Program

The 4 week program will be held each Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. for four weeks. This will allow attendees to absorb the material with the least amount of disruption from their jobs.

Tuition for the classroom program is $3,000 per participant and includes all materials and refreshments.

Tuition for the virtual program is $3,300 per participant and includes all materials.

CCA 4 Week Program Sessions

Spring April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018 Woburn, MA
Fall October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2018 Woburn, MA

Compensation Certification 1 Week Program

The 1 week program will be held Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. This will allow attendees to become quickly immersed in the material and it will give participants the opportunity to travel to the Program and complete it in a short duration.

Tuition for the classroom program is $3,000 per participant and includes all materials and refreshments.

Tuition for the virtual program is $3,300 per participant and includes all materials.

CCA 1 Week Program Sessions

June June 4 – 7, 2018 Woburn, MA
September September 24 – 27, 2018 Woburn, MA

Certified Compensation Analyst (CCA) Program

  • Session 1:   Introduction and Compensation Basics
    • Compensation Objectives and Strategy
    • Legislation Affecting Compensation
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Session 2:   Job Analysis and Job Descriptions
    • The Job Analysis Process
    • Data Gathering Methods
    • Writing Job Descriptions
  • Session 3:   Job Evaluation Systems
    • Methods of Job Evaluation
    • Compensable Factors
    • Job Pricing
  • Session 4:   Salary Surveys and Market Analysis
    • Participating in Salary Surveys
    • Trending Survey Data
    • Analyzing Salary Survey Data
  • Session 5:   Compensation Program Development
    • Job Levels and Hierarchy
    • Job Classifications
    • Salary Ranges
  • Session 6:   Compensation Administration
    • Performance Evaluation Types
    • Pay for Performance
    • Salary Planning
  • Session 7:   Variable Pay Programs
    • Types of Incentives for Employees
    • Variable Pay Performance Measures
    • Designing Incentive Plans
  • Session 8:   Communicating Compensation
    • Compensation Policies and Procedures
    • Management Training
    • Questions and Answers

Senior Certified Compensation Analyst (SCCA) Program

  • Session 1:   Introduction and Executive Compensation
    • Executive Compensation Components
    • Executive Benefits
    • Executive Pay Governance
  • Session 2:   Short Term Incentives, Executive Perquisites & Corporate Governance
    • Variable Pay Types and Uses
    • Executive Perquisites
    • Corporate Governance Guidelines & Compliance
  • Session 3:   Long Term Incentives - Stock Option Based Plans
    • Long Term Incentive Fundamentals
    • All About Options (ISO, Restricted Stock)
  • Session 4:   Long Term Incentives - Non-Option Based Plans
    • Alternatives to Options
    • SARs, Phantom Stock, ESPPs
  • Session 5:   Sales Compensation Fundamentals
    • What can go wrong?
    • Selling Process
    • Sales Jobs
  • Session 6:   Sales Compensation Design
    • Mix of Pay
    • Performance Measures & Weights
    • Design Considerations and Examples
  • Session 7:   Compensating Employees Globally
    • Expatriate Packages
    • Compensating Employees Around the World
    • A Glance at Global Benefits
  • Session 8:   Tips/Tricks & Data Analytics
    • Tips for using functions in Excel
    • Helpful hints for compensation analysis
    • Data analytics overview