Course Description

Learn basic theory, concepts, techniques, and processes of wage and salary administration with a focus on practical applications. Topics include: job design and description, methods of job evaluation, wage and salary surveys, benefits, development of pay structures and policies, and linking performance to compensation.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Understand compensation design and compensation administration
  • Appreciate alternative practices for delivering pay and valuing jobs
  • Understand the need for, and better identify, appropriate compensation strategies to support broader organization, business and people strategies
  • Understand the place of compensation in broader framework of HR


For online offerings: unless notified, the course will not be available until 9 am start date.

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


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6:00PM to 9:00PM
May 04, 2020 to Jun 08, 2020
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Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $525.00
Reading List / Textbook

Title: Strategic Compensation In Canada
Edition: 6th
Authors: Richard Long
Publisher: Nelson
ISBN-13: 978-0176657161 
ISBN-10: 0176657169

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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