Handle compensation programs with confidence!

The Compensation Immersion Programs provides a comprehensive foundation in concepts and trends in the field of compensation, including U.S. regulatory environment and related laws, documenting and evaluating jobs, building and maintaining salary structures, base pay administration, pay for performance and variable pay.

CIP is an intensive five-day, in-person accelerated program. The program is led by respected leaders in the compensation field, both practitioners and consultants. This face-to-face learning approach provides the greatest level of networking with experts and peers providing the most quick and efficient approach for maximum results. 

The Compensation Immersion Program sets the scene for participants to develop meaningful, professional relationships with the best and the brightest, which offer the opportunity for a lifetime network of peers, subject matter experts and thought leaders.

August 10 -14 |Philadelphia


September 14-18 | San Francisco


October 19 – 23 | Phoenix


$2,995 Member


$3,995 Non-Member

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It's comprehensive.

The program's instructors are subject-matter experts highly respected for their real-world experience and expertise in the field.

It's effective.

Through this lively and participatory learning program, participants are immersed in the design and implementation of effective compensation programs.

It's fast.

Participants accelerate their ability to make positive contributions quickly and effectively.

Program Curriculum

During this intensive five-day program, this immersion approach provides a foundation in compensation concepts and trends on the following essential compensation topics:

  • Regulatory environment and related laws

  • Documenting and evaluating jobs

  • Building and maintaining salary structures

  • Base pay administration and pay for performance

  • Variable pay

General Program Schedule

Face-to-face Meeting: Monday-Friday

Day One

Monday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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The program begins with an exploration into U.S. federal regulatory rules and regulations that impact design and administration of compensation programs.

Day Two

Tuesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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You will learn practical methods and processes that support job analysis, documentation and evaluation to attract and retain effective talent.

Day Three

Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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With focus on designing a pay program that is fair and competitive, you will examine the principles, design, implementation and evaluation of a base pay program.

Day Four

Thursday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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You will explore common business strategies and how variable pay plans can help organizations achieve their business objectives through incentive, bonus and recognition plans.

Day Five

Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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The program will close with a look at what you need beyond technical expertise in order to be a successful compensation practitioner.

Who Should attend

Ideal for professionals from human resources, compensation, finance or other functional areas who are taking on the responsibilities of compensation planning.

To further enhance your learning experience and foster teamwork, attendance by multiple representatives from a given organization is highly valuable.

Upon program completion attendees will possess:

  • A comprehensive foundation in compensation concepts and trends.

    Through accelerated, practical learning, this intensive five-day program sets the groundwork for participants to return to the office ready to take on responsibilities associated with their new role.

  • A lifetime professional network with the best and the brightest.

    The valuable relationships established during this program will enable you to connect with peers and subject-matters experts to discuss challenges, solutions and hot topics even after the program is completed.

Chad Atwell | CCP, GRP
Senior Manager, Deloitte
Nate Aycock | CCP
Director Compensation and HRIS, ConnectiveRx
Chris Crawford | CCP, CECP
Co-Owner and President, Longnecker & Associates
Mae Lon Ding | CCP
President, Personnel Systems Associates
Rachel A. Gajos | CCP, GRP
Human Resources, Compensation, Yuma Regional Medical Center
Connie Haney | CCP, CBP, GRP, CECP
Vice President, Total Rewards, CoorsTek, Inc.
Kathryn Kessel | CCP
Senior Vice President, Executive & Global Compensation, MetLife
Christian Madsen | CCP, CECP
Vice President, North American Compensation, Fresenius Medical Care
Liz Mayo | CCP, GRP
Director, Longnecker & Associates
Tom McMullen
Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry
Ron Miller, CCP
Founder/Principal, Paceline Consulting, LLC
Robin Scherch Northon | CCP
Vice President, Human Resources, CTI Resource Management Services, Inc.
Catherine M. Peffen | CCP, CBP, GRP, WLCP, CSCP, CECP, MCCP
SVP, Global Rewards & HRIS, Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corporation
Dan Purushotham | CCP, CBP
Adjunct Faculty, School of Business Central Connecticut State University
John A. Rubino | CCP, CBP, GRP, WLCP
President, Rubino Consulting Services
Mary Ruzicka, CCP
Sr. Compensation Consultant, Washington University School of Medicine
Gary Starzmann | CCP, CBP, GRP
Senior Partner, Korn Ferry Hay Group Leadership Team
Mark A. Szypko | CCP, GRP
Director, Compensation Fresenius Medical Care North America
Rebecca Toman | CCP, CBP, GRP
Vice President, Survey Business Unit, Pearl Meyer
Nick Vollrath | CCP, GRP, CSCP
Executive Director, Global Compensation Merck
Andrew (Andy) Welt
Head of MMA Compensation Consulting, Marsh & McLennan Agency
Marjorie Williamson, CCP
Senior Vice President, Global Total Rewards & HR Operations
Lori Wisper
Director, Talent and Rewards, Willis Towers Watson

Hotel and Program Details

Program Location

August 10 -14 Program |Philadelphia

Loews Philadelphia Hotel

1200 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19107

$169 USD/night

Room Rate Ends: 7/17/2020

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September 14-18 Program| San Francisco

The Westin San Francisco Airport

1 Old Bayshore Highway, Milbrae, CA 94030

$258 USD/night

Room Rate Ends: 8/13/2020

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October 19 – 23 Program | Phoenix

The Camby

2401 E Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85016

$239 USD/night

Room Rate Ends: 9/25/2020

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