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MasterClass Introduction

With many markets in the region gearing up for continued post-recession business growth, many employers are facing a challenge of aligning compensation and benefits practices with business strategies, and the challenge of implementing advanced compensation techniques that improve the relationship between compensation and employee performance and business results. Potentially uncontrolled business growth poses a new set of risks and challenges that rewards professionals have to plan and prepare for to avoid the pitfalls of pre-recession practices.

The module on “Advanced Pay Benchmarking and Remuneration Design” (day 1) will provide a detailed understanding of the latest advanced best-practice approaches for designing the total remuneration packages for each grade, and benchmarking the remuneration design against an external pay market strategy and market data. This course will give practical guidance to enable you to design and implement your own plans using advanced excel spreadsheets for building a total remuneration benchmark, and achieving better business results through a more effective approach to pay benchmarking and designing compensation plans.

The module on “Pay-for-Performance” (day 2) will provide a detailed knowledge of how to equip yourself with the key C&B skills to motivate employees and reward their performance, and get a better understanding of the latest best-practice approaches for key compensation and reward practices geared towards pay-for-performance. The module will explain how to manage performance ratings and how to analyse the distribution curve of performance ratings,
and if necessary how to use the new approach of “snap-ratio” to manage a forced distribution curve of performance ratings. The module will explain in practical detail how to link pay with performance, especially through the annual pay review process and using merit-pay awards.

 

Course Methodology

This course will provide you with the latest best-practice advanced compensation techniques and you will have an opportunity to discuss and test various ideas and to establish what may work for your company. You will be given access to various tools and techniques, as well as information on the latest advanced trends and developments.

 

Case Studies

This course will include the following case studies designed around various different companies based in Austria and the European region:
• The “Golden Triangle” of Managing Reward and the impact of motivation and retention
• Key features of performance management and appraisal systems if C&B is to be successful
• Learn how to balance short-term financial constraints with long-term retention imperatives
• Learn how to design sales incentive plans (SIPs) that are linked with sales performance
• Learn how to adopt traditional pay review plans to be more selective on pay-for-performance
• Explore the compensation tools that can be used to retain and motivate top-performers

 

 

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The Trainer: 

 

Robert Mosley is widely recognised in many industries and many countries as one of the leading global experts on compensation and benefits, and is also a leading expert in the more general field of human resources and performance management. His main areas of expertise and specialism are in the fields of job analysis, job descriptions, job evaluation, grading schemes, pay structures, allowances, bonuses and incentives, industrial relations and collective agreements, e-HR systems, performance management, performance appraisals, and all issues on compensation and benefits globally, especially in Europe and the GCC and Asia having worked in these regions for over 30 years.

Robert was born and educated in London, the UK, and he graduated with a MA masters degree in Mathematics from Oxford University (in UK) in 1983, and then obtained his MBA masters degree in business studies from London Business School (in the UK) and Chicago Business School (in the USA) in 1985. He then became a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (in UK) with an FCIPD qualification, after deciding to focus on HR.

Robert has over 30 years of experience in HR and C&B, and he developed a detailed interest in compensation and benefits when he was employed by Hay Group (Hay Management Consultants) in the UK and UAE from 1985-1990, during which time he became a recognised expert on HR issues in several industries, and did HR consulting work in over 20 countries in Europe and Asia, mainly in the areas of compensation and total rewards. On leaving Hay Group, he joined Emirates Group and Emirates Airline based in Dubai where he worked for 13 years from 1990-2003 and he was promoted to SVP Human Resources with over 22,000 employees in 60 countries. At all times, Robert kept a detailed hands-on role on all remuneration policies globally, and on all general HR policies and procedures. In 2003, Robert left Emirates Group to establish his own consulting business focusing on HR and C&B called Lemon Pip Consulting Limited, and over the past six years he has developed a very successful specialist consulting practice with over 200 clients. His two main areas of specialism are working with clients in Europe and the Middle East regions, and in the global aviation industry.

Robert was awarded the “Global Human Resources Leadership Award” in February 2017 by the “World HR Congress” to recognize his global “guru” status and his iconic work in the field of compensation.