Compensation and Benefits: Managing Policies, Programs, and Activities

Human resource professionals, managers, and all individuals preparing for the PHR and SPHR certification examinations of Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI); compensation and benefits analysts, administrators, staffing managers, and recruiters will also have interest in this certification path

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Expected Duration
30 minutes

This course examines compensation policies, programs, and activities. Instruction is provided on job evaluations, pricing, and pay structures, as well as common organizational pay programs. Compensation policies and programs are also discussed, as well as how to manage payroll-related information. This course helps prepare individuals for the Human Resource Certification Institute’s (HRCI) PHR and SPHR certification examinations.


Managing Policies, Programs, and Activities

  • describe job evaluation methods
  • describe the components of pay structures
  • describe various types of base-pay systems
  • identify examples of situations suited to differential pay
  • identify types of incentive pay plans
  • recognize FLSA requirements for payroll record-keeping
  • identify the components of employee master files
  • identify the key considerations for choosing a payroll system




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