World at Work® Programs
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With uncertainty about the coronavirus (COVID-19) constantly evolving, CCA along with our partner World at Work has converted it's upcoming in-person classes to an e-learning environment. The health and safety of our members, event attendees, and employees is our highest priority.

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.

As a CCA member, you receive preferred pricing on WorldatWork products and discounts on courses hosted by CCA (Please note the promo code does not apply to ALL products.) Make sure you indicate you are a CCA member when registering for all World at Work courses. Use the promo code LNPROMO2020 in the shopping cart to receive a discount.

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)

Note that for Chicago offered courses: To ensure we are able to offer the courses listed, we encourage members to enroll as soon as possible.  If we do not have at least 7 attendees enrolled two weeks before the course runs, we will be forced to cancel that particular course.

Upcoming WorldatWork Events

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

C3E - Quantitative Principles in Compensation
E-Learning Event

Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

*A personal laptop is required for this course

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. 


Self-paced online learning with access to pre-recorded course modules delivered by an instructor.

Print Option 60-Day Access (course materials shipped within 7 business days ) 
Member Rate  - $1 ,350
Non-Member Rate - $1,880 

Green Option 60-Day Access (course materials available online immediately}
Member  Rate - $1, 285
Non-Member - $1780 

Please note: 60-day access toe-course material starts immediately on the day of purchase. Purchase includes course materials and exam.

The Registration link will lead to World at Work landing page.  Beneath Learning Options, select E-Learning to complete your registration. 


C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
VIRTUAL Learning Event

Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders
*A personal laptop is required for this course

n 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.


Live online instructor-led delivery of course materials including real-time interaction with a subject-matter expert and peers — no travel required!

April 13 - 17, 2020
Your live sessions will be held each day from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

July 27 - 31, 2020
Your live sessions will be held each day from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern

October 19 - 23, 2020
Your live sessions will be held each day from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Eastern


Course and Certification Exam
Members: $1,450
Non-Members: $2,150

Course Only
Members: $1,230
Non-Members: $1,830 USD


Thursday, October 10, 2019 (Tentative)
C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation

Willis Tower Watson |  233 S. Wacker Drive, Suite 1800, Chicago, Illinois  60606

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.


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