Design of Sales Compensation - NEW


Your sales team plays a vital role in the success of your organization. But when it comes to compensation, sales compensation has specific nuances.

Design of Sales Compensation starts with a contemporary overview of the key principles of the sales compensation field. It continues with skill-building concepts related to the design and management of sales compensation programs. Formula creation, quota/territory design and modeling are among the topics covered in depth. This course is a comprehensive learning experience, equally appropriate for those new to sales compensation and those with some experience in administration or analysis and ready to be more involved with design, modeling, and planning decisions. This content-rich course provides learners with the knowledge and skillset needed for success in a sales compensation role.

  • Learn how to influence the design of sales jobs for maximum effectiveness.
  • Identify different sales compensation plan types and apply in the appropriate situation.
  • Calculate different sales compensation formulas appropriate for product/market factors.
  • Set quotas and/or re-balance territories to provide equitable earnings opportunities.
  • Design new and manage existing and evaluate compensation plans.
  • Provide expertise, support, and consultation to internal stakeholders accountable for sales results.
  • Recommend plan revisions as well as new plans, to support the strategic plan.

What you will learn:

Introduction to Sales Compensation

  • Why Sales Compensation
  • Sales Organization Design and Jobs
  • Sales Compensation Principles

Formula Choices

  • Formula Overview
  • Formula Types
  • Formula Engineering
  • Quotas, Territories and Crediting
  • Program Modeling and Costing

Program Design and Management

  • Sales Compensation Design and Assessment
  • Implementation and Communication
  • Program Management and Administration

Learning Options Click on your preferred Learning Option to see pricing and schedule.

Virtual Classroom

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


Member: $1,195 USD

$1,695 USD


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

120-Day Access

Member: $1,195 USD

$1,695 USD

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Please note: 120-day access to e-course material starts immediately on the day of purchase.

Course Credits & Certifications


    13 classroom hours

  • Recertification:

    Course: 2 credits

More Information

Who Should Register

This course is ideal for beginner to intermediate sales compensation professionals responsible for developing and implementing compensation programs for their sales force, including those in HR, sales management, sales operations and finance.

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