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Compensation Concepts

Designing and implementing cost-efficient and effective compensation programs in today's challenging economic conditions is difficult but necessary, requiring careful analysis and planning. Using case studies, discussion groups, exercises, and homework assignments, you will gain an understanding of current compensation issues, and knowledge to develop compensation programs, and wage and salary administration. You will learn how to:

  • apply the concept of total compensation
  • describe and evaluate jobs
  • develop wage and salary scales
  • assess and design fringe benefit plans
  • design performance management and merit increase systems

Deb Whitworth SPHR, Development Director at the Northcross Group, Inc., brings over 25 years of human resources leadership and management experience with her. In her current role, she develops internal staff to meet the needs of clients, builds broader client relationships by making the best use of internal capabilities, and sources qualified candidates for IT and management consulting positions. The SHRM Maine State Council named her the 2012 HR Leader of the Year.

3 Wednesdays, January 15-March 5, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

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$365 (15 contact hours/ 1.5 CEUs)
Abromson Center, 88 Bedford Street, USM Portland campus


Class meets 1/15, 1/22, and 1/29.