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CCA sponsors local Certification Courses each calendar year through WorldatWork. WorldatWork provides practitioners with knowledge leadership to effectively design and implement strategies and practices in total rewards – compensation, benefits, work-life, performance and recognition, development and career opportunities

WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals, an affiliate of WorldatWork, is an organization that certifies human resource professionals in the disciplines of compensation, benefits and work-life. WorldatWork Society designations include:

  • Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®)
  • Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®)
  • Certified Sales Compensation Professional™ (CSCP™)
  • Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP)
  • Certified Executive Compensation Professional™ (CECP™)
  • Work-Life Certified Professional™ (WLCP)


Upcoming WorldatWork Events

CCA is proud to partner with WorldatWork to deliver these courses to the Chicago compensation community!


Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management (C3E)

Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

Wednesday, May 15 - Thursday, May 16, 2019

NEW LOCATION
USG Corporation | 550 W. Adams Street, Chicago, Illinois  60661

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.

The course is also a helpful refresher for the experienced professional. Participants will need access to Microsoft Excel 2010 or later while completing the course.

Specific areas covered include:

  • Statistics: Data, Information and Levels of Management
    Discover why HR professionals collect and use data and learn key questions to ask about the variable of interest. Learn about the levels of measurement.

  • Percents and Related Issues
    Dive into percents, individual compa-ratio, department compa-ratio, market index, percent difference, developing salary ranges and percents in compensation management.

  • Time Value of Money
    Understand how the time value of money is directly related to compensation, along with present and future value, compound interest and compound salary growth rate, constant midpoint progression and annuity payments.

  • Statistics: Collecting, Organizing, Grouping and Displaying Data
    Learn about populations and samples as well as frequency distributions, including how to organize group and display data.

  • Statistics: Lying with Statistics, Graphs and Displays
    Recognize distorted data and commonly used mistakes that distort data.

  • Statistics: Measure of Central Tendency and/or Location
    Gain insights on measures of central tendency, measures of location and percentile bars.

  • Measure of Variability
    Understand measure of variability including range, interquartile range and standard deviation. Also learn about z-scores, including 2-sigma and 3-sigma rules.

  • Statistics: Shapes of Distributions
    Interpret distributions of data and understand the application (both good and poor) of normal distribution.

  • Regression Analysis
    Learn about regression models within the compensation environment, how to develop a regression model, cautions in the interpretation of correlations and multiple regression. 

Through this course, you will gain essential knowledge and skills in compensation statistics and analysis. Through hands-on Excel practice, you will collect and use data for problem solving and decision making that impacts your organization’s business goals and outcomes.

 

For details and registration:

  • This event runs 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

  • Continental breakfast will be provided, as well as beverage service throughout the day. Lunch will also be provided.

  • To register, select this link (you will be taken to the CCA Landing Page on the WorldatWork site). Be sure to scroll down to Course Schedules to locate the course sponsored by Chicago Compensation Association. You can then select the C & Exam or Course only registration option. If you experience any difficulty or have concerns with your registration, please contact WorldatWork's Customer Service team at this toll-free number: 877.951.9191

  • Pricing:

    Course and Certification Exam
    Members: $1,495  | Non-Members: $2,200
    Course Only
    Members: $1,390 | Non-Members: $2,085

  • Membership in CCA is just $95. Contact CCA at 630-416-1166 or info@chicagocompensation.org BEFORE REGISTERING if you would like to join and save on your registration fee.

 

Recertification Approval

This seminar qualifies for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)®, Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)®, Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)™ and Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)™ designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.  For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork Society recertification webpage at www.worldatworksociety.org/recertification.


Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation (C2/GR3) COURSE

Gain Human Resource Job Analysis Skills to Attract and Retain Employees

Wednesday, September 25 - Thursday, September 26, 2019
Willis Tower Watson |  233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800, Chicago, Illinois  60606

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 with a focus on quantitative and non-quantitative 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.

Specific areas covered include:

  • Strategic Overview
    A strategic overview of the elements of compensation, building a base pay structure and terms and definitions will set the stage for deeper learning throughout the course.


  • Job Analysis
    Dive into job analysis and learn about sources of job information, job analysis communication and possible sources of error.


  • Job Documentation
    Learn the types of job documentation, job descriptions, job description formats and job description preparation.


  • Market-Based Job Evaluation
    Learn to differentiate between job evaluation with a market data emphasis and job evaluation with a job content emphasis and discuss key considerations in data collection within the context of market-based job evaluations.  


  • Non-quantitative Job Evaluation Methods
    Understand job-content evaluation methods, including ranking and classification methods.


  • Quantitative Job Evaluation Methods
    Gain depth of understanding on job-content evaluation method, compensable factors, job-component method, point factor method and quantitative plan summary.


  • Selection and Implementation Issues
    Learn about approaches to selecting job-evaluation strategies, gain skills in assessing different strategies and understand potential issues and challenges that may arise during implementation. 

After you complete this course, you will have the confidence and expertise in HR job analysis and evaluation to support your organization’s goals of attracting and retaining talent. The course will serve as a powerful refresher for the seasoned HR professional who is already knowledgeable in job analysis and will provide a solid foundation for the professional who is new to the job. 

 

Ready to discover more about HR management job analysis? 

 

This course is available in a variety of formats, including online, self study and in-person.  Find a class format that works for you and register today.

 

For details and registration:

  • This event runs 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Continental breakfast will be provided, as well as beverage service throughout the day. Lunch will also be provided.
  • To register, select this link (you will be taken to the CCA Landing Page on the WorldatWork site). Be sure to scroll down to Course Schedules to locate the course sponsored by Chicago Compensation Association. You can then select the Course & Exam or Course only registration option. If you experience any difficulty or have concerns with your registration, please contact WorldatWork's Customer Service team at this toll-free number: 877.951.9191

  • Pricing:

    Course and Certification Exam
    Members: $1,495  | Non-Members: $2,200
    Course Only
    Members: $1,390 | Non-Members: $2,085

  • Membership in CCA is just $95. Contact CCA at 630-416-1166 or info@chicagocompensation.org.  BEFORE REGISTERING if you would like to join and save on your registration fee.

 

Recertification Approval

This seminar qualifies for recertification credit for the Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®), Certified Benefits Professional® (CBP), Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®), Work-Life Certified Professional® (WLCP®), Certified Sales Compensation Professional (CSCP)®, Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP)®, Advanced Certified Compensation Professional (ACCP)™ and Master Certified Compensation Professional (MCCP)™ designations granted by WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals.  For more information on recertification, visit the WorldatWork Society recertification webpage at www.worldatworksociety.org/recertification.