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GROWING CONNECTIONS IN THE TOTAL REWARDS COMMUNITY.

We have designed our programs to support the development and excellence of the Total Rewards Professional - You. Aligned with WorldatWork, we focus our programs on the Total Rewards practice: compensation, benefits, work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management and talent management. This integrated approach helps you attract, motivate, retain and engage a talented workforce.

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Don't forget - when you're registering for an event with WorldatWork, be sure to use the code RMTRATR2020 so a portion of your dollars go back to RMTRA - and you'll be entered into our quarterly gift card drawing!

Join WorldatWork for this year's exciting new virtual conference on Total Resilience! When signing up, be sure to use code RMTRATR2020

    • 08/10/2020
    • (MDT)
    • 08/12/2020
    • (MDT)
    • 3 sessions
    • Virtual Classroom

    Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

    As a human resources professional, having a solid set of HR statistics and analytics skills is essential for delivering actionable insights for informed decision making to positively impact your organization’s business outcomes. In this hands-on HR statistics course, you will master applied statistics to HR issues and gain analytics skills using Excel. 

    Topics covered in the course include: 

    • Learning regularly used statistical tools, including the applications of these tools for total compensation design and administration.
    • Recognizing the four levels of measurement and the quantitative concepts in HR.
    • Finding, collecting, analyzing and accurately displaying statistical data in the most effective way.
    • Understanding the relevant application of various statistical tools.
    • Introduction to increasingly used advanced statistics for decision making, including regression analysis. 

    This course is part of the CCP and GRP certifications. It is designed for the HR professional seeking a foundational understanding of statistics in compensation management with responsibility in the area of compensation design.

      To register go to: Course and exam link

      Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



      • 08/10/2020
      • (MDT)
      • 08/12/2020
      • (MDT)
      • 3 sessions
      • Virtual Classroom

      Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals (C8)

      Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders

      In this competitive, global economy business leaders expect you to go beyond the technical aspects of your job and think like a businessperson. In fact, strategic business understanding was one of eight key differentiators of top performers according to the WorldatWork 2012 Total Rewards Professionals' Career Census.

      To gain this understanding, you must embody business acumen skills–knowing what's going on around you and how the business works internally and externally. Having a keen sense of business knowledge is essential for better decision making and driving long-term positive results for your organization.

      This course covers the essential skills, behaviors and actions that support the understanding and development of business acumen–helping you learn to see "the big picture," understand finance concepts, recognize the important relationship between compensation plans and the bottom line, and make wiser decisions.

      • Learn what it takes to apply key business acumen skills and behaviors.
      • Understand, evaluate, and articulate the relationship between compensation and business outcomes.
      • Grasp essential financial concepts.
      • Know how your business works and recognize the relationship between the compensation plan and the bottom line.
      • Strengthen communication skills.

      To register go to: Course and exam link

      Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



      • 08/17/2020
      • (MDT)
      • 08/19/2020
      • (MDT)
      • 3 sessions
      • Virtual Classroom

      Make Sure Employees 'Get It'

      This course provides an introduction to strategic communication, focusing on total rewards communication. It begins by establishing the purpose and value of strategic communication along with discussing how behaviors can be influenced by communications. In addition, an eight-step process is detailed providing guidance for creating an effective and efficient communication campaign. Case studies provide participants an opportunity to apply the eight-step process. Furthermore, specific communications related to each of the total rewards elements are highlighted, as are suggestions for communicating special situations, such as a merger or an acquisition.

      • Learn the rationale for strategically planning a communication campaign.
      • Discuss the characteristics of effective communication.
      • Obtain an understanding of the eight steps of the communication process.
      • Identify the appropriate communication channel to deliver the message.
      • Review specific total rewards communications considerations and special situations.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



        • 08/17/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 08/19/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Classroom

        Learn Advanced Benefits Design Strategies to Align HR with Organizational Goals

        Learn advanced benefits design process concepts in this course, including how to evaluate, select, design, cost and fund health and welfare programs. This course will build on and put into practice fundamental benefits design knowledge to help you advance your skills and expertise as a HR benefits professional.

        Key topics covered include: 

        • Evaluating how the organizational, HR and total rewards strategies work together guide benefits decisions.
        • Conducting a benefits gap analysis.
        • Analyzing benefits selection and design.
        • Examining costing considerations and estimating costs of existing and proposed benefits plans.
        • Considering the different types of plan funding mechanisms.
        • Reviewing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
        • Creating and presenting the business case to senior management.

        This course features U.S. specific content.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



        • 08/24/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 08/26/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Classroom

        Learn to Conduct and Effective Compensation Analysis Methodology to Determine a Job's Market Value

        Attracting and retaining your organization’s top talent requires providing competitive wages and salaries. This course will empower you with the skills needed to market price benchmark jobs and slot non-benchmark jobs into a salary structure you create based on your interpretation of your organizations compensation philosophy. You will learn a consistent methodology for conducting a competitive pay analysis and assess whether it will support your human resources hiring and retention goals and your organization’s business strategy.

        Throughout the course, you’ll gain hands-on experience developing your data utilization skills and cover:

        • Common compensation strategies, base pay structure design and the establishment and use of a job-worth hierarchy.
        • Salary survey data sources and usage coupled with a case study to bring the principles to life.
        • The role of market pricing and salary/pay structure as it relates to your organization’s business strategy.
        • How to communicate market pricing to senior management and more broadly within your organization.

        The course is ideal for HR and compensation professionals responsible for salary benchmarking and compensation program development or who have an interest in learning more about this area.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



        • 09/08/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 09/10/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Classroom

        Gain Human Resource Job Analysis Skills to Attract and Retain Employees

        The right methods of job analysis, documentation and evaluation will help you attract and retain the talent your organization needs to meet its business goals. In this course, you will review the importance of conducting job analysis in human resources management and discover processes and methods of job analysis to put into practice in your role as an HR professional. 

        In this comprehensive HR job analysis course, you will: 

        • Review standard practice theory of HR job analysis, documentation and evaluation.
        • Discuss current trends in compensation and job analysis.
        • Learn methods of job evaluation including quantitative and market-based approaches.
        • Gain skills to strategically approach job analysis planning and implementation. 

        This course is for the HR professional with experience in job analysis. However, it is also designed to be accessible to those who seek to broaden their total rewards perspective and gain expertise in the area of HR job analysis.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



        • 09/08/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 09/10/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Classroom

        Become a Finance and Accounting Savvy HR Pro and Impact Your Organization's Financial Health

        As a human resources professional, the ability to interact effectively with the accounting and finance departments within your organization is a vital skill. This course provides an introduction to U.S. accounting regulations and practices that will enable you to better speak the language of finance and accounting. You will gain skills allowing you to interact more effectively with these departments and make HR decisions that impact and support your organization’s financial health.

        The course will empower you with foundational understanding of the following concepts:

        • The key financial components of the annual report.
        • The relationship between HR and the finance and accounting departments.
        • The measures and processes used to assess a company’s financial health.
        • The importance of cash flow to the company and shareholders.
        • Methods of financing the business and issues related to financial planning.

        This course is designed for the HR professional seeking to gain understanding in the areas of accounting and finance.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.



        • 10/14/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 10/15/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 2 sessions
        • Denver University - Chamber's Center: 1901 E Asbury Ave, Denver, CO 80208

        International Remuneration: An Overview of Global Rewards (GR7)

        Gain Knowledge and Insights on Global Compensation and Benefits

        Understanding how to develop and optimize the design of total rewards programs within global organizations is a sought after skill for the human resources professional. This course will provide you with an overview of total rewards and its role within the overall global management of human resources. You will not only learn about international rewards management, but you will also gain insights into global human resources strategy. Key topic areas covered include:   

        • Why companies globalize and its impact on HR.
        • How to develop effective compensation, benefits and work-life strategies within complex multi-national companies.
        • Identifying general benefits in different regions of the world that may serve as a starting point for developing global benefits strategy.
        • Exploring work-life effectiveness, recognition, performance management and talent development and its effect on attraction, motivation and retention throughout the world.
        • Learning approaches and issues with managing international assignments.
        • Internal and external influences along with considerations that affect the design and delivery of global rewards.
        • Key factors related to successful cross-border mergers and acquisitions.

        This course is for the total rewards professional, including HR generalists and specialists, from all HR functions who seek to gain broader knowledge of global total rewards policies and practices.

        To register go to: Course and exam link




        • 10/27/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 10/28/2020
        • (MDT)
        • 2 sessions
        • Denver University - Chamber's Center: 1901 E Asbury Ave, Denver, CO 80208

        Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs (C1)

        Learn and Stay Current on the Must-Know U.S. Federal Human Resource Rules and Regulations

        Knowing and understanding the U.S. federal human resources laws and regulations is essential for the HR professional – and it can be challenging to keep your knowledge up to date. This course will equip you with an overview of the federal regulatory HR requirements that impact design and administration of compensation programs. In the course, you will thoroughly cover the major federal statutes affecting compensation design and practice, including: 

        • Analyzing the labor regulations affecting employee compensation disputes.
        • Reviewing the major federal labor regulations impacting specific types of employers.
        • Examining myriad issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
        • Exploring discrimination legislation as it relates to compensation. 

        The course is a basic-level course on HR employment law. It will provide you with the knowledge you need to understand many of the major HR regulations as an HR professional.

        To register go to: Course and exam link




        • 11/02/2020
        • (MST)
        • 11/04/2020
        • (MST)
        • 3 sessions
        • Virtual Classroom

        Gain Human Resource Job Analysis Skills to Attract and Retain Employees

        The right methods of job analysis, documentation and evaluation will help you attract and retain the talent your organization needs to meet its business goals. In this course, you will review the importance of conducting job analysis in human resources management and discover processes and methods of job analysis to put into practice in your role as an HR professional. 

        In this comprehensive HR job analysis course, you will: 

        • Review standard practice theory of HR job analysis, documentation and evaluation.
        • Discuss current trends in compensation and job analysis.
        • Learn methods of job evaluation including quantitative and market-based approaches.
        • Gain skills to strategically approach job analysis planning and implementation. 

        This course is for the HR professional with experience in job analysis. However, it is also designed to be accessible to those who seek to broaden their total rewards perspective and gain expertise in the area of HR job analysis.

        To register go to: Course and exam link

        Be sure to use code RMTRATR2020 when registering! This code helps provide essential funding for RMTRA (a non-profit organization) to allow us to continue to provide valuable events and opportunities to you, our members.




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