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Total Rewards Strategy Certification Programme by Level

  • Building the Fundamentals of Compensation
  • Mercer's International Position Evaluation Methodology
  • Microsoft Excel for Compensation Management
  • Getting Started with HR Analytics
  • Pay for Performance: Designing Salary Increment Matrix
  • Pay for Position: Designing Grades & Salary Structure
  • Pay for Performance: Short-Term Incentives & Variable Pay Design
  • Pay for Performance: Sales Incentive Plan Design
  • Working with Real World HR Data
  • Designing Local Plus Compensation
  • Advanced Total Rewards Strategy
  • Advanced Job Evaluation
  • Predictive Modelling

Mercer Learning – Virtual Workshops

Mercer Singapore introduces virtual, bite-sized, quick learning. Join us at one of our live online workshops to help you upskill and reskill.

Mercer Total Rewards Strategy Certification

 

Take a single course in a specific level or complete the courses to earn a level certification.

 

 

1. Basic Level Certification Programme

This 4-workshop series provides an all-round understanding of compensation philosophy, strategy and rewards elements. Learn about Mercer's International Position Evaluation (IPE) methodology and its application. We will also look at how to leverage data to manage compensation effectively. And we will provide you with practical tools and techniques on how to use MS Excel to manage day to day HR data analysis and reports efficiently.

Building the Fundamentals of Compensation

Date: Jul 29-30 / Sep 10-11, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 650 / person

Workshop agenda:

  • Total rewards framework and pay philosophy
  • Key principles for organizing and structuring compensation elements
  • Overview of 3P compensation concept - pay for position, person & performance
  • Understanding of basic compensation terminologies and how to use survey data
  • Compensation analysis and review
  • Focus on pay for position – overview on job evaluation, grade design and pay structure design
  • Implementation guidelines

 

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Mercer's International Position Evaluation Methodology

Date: Aug 21, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

  • Understand the differences between a role and a job
  • Learn the steps to role analysis
  • Fundamentals of job evaluation & principles of conducting evaluation interviews
  • Science of structure & Mercer's point of view on future of job evaluation
  • Application of organization sizing & impact on job evaluation outcomes
  • Detailed understanding of Mercer IPE methodology
  • Practice exercise of conducting evaluation across all 5 factors &13 dimensions of IPE
  • Overview on applications of job evaluation across HR & organizational processes

 

 

Microsoft Excel for Compensation Management

Date: Oct 15-16, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 650 / person

Workshop agenda:

  • Compile and analyze Compensation and Benefits data from multiple sources
  • Determine salary mid-point by data regression, minimum and maximum of salary ranges and pay adjustment
  • Algorithm, logical and text operations, sorting and filtering, charts and lookup functions in MS Excel

Getting Started with HR Analytics

Date: Aug 17-18, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

Learn the scope of HR analytics and how it benefits the organization. We will walk you through a road map for effectively leveraging metrics and analytics in your organization. Focusing on interpretation, deriving solutions and/or actionable insights from data, you will learn about data visualisation and how to tell a story with data.

 

 


2. Intermediate Level Certification Programme

In this 6-workshop series, participants will learn how to design and implement a scalable compensation programme that is suitable for the organization’s specific needs. Whether developing a compensation framework, designing salary grades and structure, identifying the ideal mix of rewards, learning how to facilitate data analysis, or designing cost effective local plus policies, our intermediate workshops are designed to help you gain the knowledge you need to design and implement a rewards programme that is tailor-made for your organization.

 

 

Pay for Performance: Designing Salary Increment Matrix

Date: Sep 24-25, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$650 / person

Workshop agenda:

How do we update our compensation plan? Do you look internally or externally? Understand the objectives and rationale for conducting analysis and updates of compensation plans. And learn insights into the tools and data requirements. Understand Mercer’s approach and process for measuring external competitiveness, internal equity and the relationships between performance and compensation. We will look at the implications of the measurement findings for making changes in the compensation strategy, policies, programmes and actions.

Pay for Position: Designing Grade and Salary Structure

Date: Jul 28-29 / Aug 27-28, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 650 / person

Workshop agenda:

Hands-on practical skills needed to perform actual salary structure design by looking at the market data, internal progression requirements as well as grades. This workshop is designed to supplement theoretical and technical knowledge of grade levelling, salary structure design and addressing challenges in implementing pay ranges across levels for attracting and retaining the modern workforce.

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Pay for Performance: Short-Term Incentives & Variable Pay Design

Date: Aug 13-14, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 650 / person

Workshop agenda:

  • The purpose and context of variable pay and pay-mix
  • Applying basic short-term incentive design principles to your organization, and calibration of results to rewards
  • What are key performance considerations
  • Reviewing the returns on the incentive spend

Pay for Performance: Sales Incentive Plan Design

Date: New dates to open soon

Fee: S$ 650 / person

Workshop agenda:

  • Analysis of sales role and how to determine if they should participate in the sales incentive plan
  • Setting of target pay levels, determination of mix between fixed and variable pay and establishing upside earning opportunities
  • Selection of right performance measures

 

 

Working with Real World HR Data

Date: Aug 20-21, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

Learn about various tools and software that can help you facilitate data analysis. Experience working with real life data and learn how to transform data into usable format before conducting any analysis. Understand the different forms of textual data in Human Resources and basics sentiment analysis.

Designing Local Plus Compensation

Date: Aug 19 / Nov 24, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

As global talent mobility increases, the concept of local plus compensation has grown increasingly popular over the past few years as companies look for a viable alternative that is less expensive than traditional expatriate pay packages. But how do we apply the concept strategically? Attend this workshop to learn how to design local plus policies that are cost effective by applying a systematic approach that is flexible for your organization's mobility program.

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3. Advanced Level Certification Programme

Mercer defines Total Rewards as a holistic value proposition that an organization provides to its employees. Employee remuneration is now being discussed in terms not only of pay and allowances but also of non-cash benefits, career development and work-life balance. In this series, we will cover the latest workforce trends for rewarding employees and how you can be prepared to design a holistic approach to Total Rewards. You will learn how to design a rewards plan through a multi-perspective and data-driven approach.

 

 

Advanced Total Rewards Strategy

Date: Nov 5-6, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

Framework and Guiding Principles for Total Rewards Strategy

  • Understanding the need of designing a Total Rewards structure in view of workforce of the future
  • Connecting Total Rewards strategy with organizational strategy
  • Learn to develop an effective Total Rewards strategy for the diverse and segmented employee workforce
  • Reviewing different components of Total Reward

Design of Total Rewards Vehicles, Implementation and Communication

  • Vehicles of Total Rewards structure
  • Mercer’s approach for Total Rewards program implementation 
  • Effective communication of Total Rewards programs
  • Practical case studies and exercises across implementing Total Rewards components that fits in your culture

Advanced Job Evaluation

Date: Nov 26-27, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 700 / person

Workshop agenda:

Job evaluation drives a broader organization objectives from talent development, organization design, compensation framework design, performance management framework. This workshop aims at providing perspectives on various applications of job evaluation using Mercer’s IPE, including how to calibrate jobs, create job matrix, market benchmarking, design internal grade levels, title frameworks, link to reward program design, etc.

 

The focus shall be to equip you to apply the IPE methodology as a foundation for the HR interventions in your organization and help you through case studies and group discussions.

 

Note: This is an advanced level and a basic understanding of job evaluation and Mercer’s Position International Evaluation system (IPE factors & dimensions) is required.

 

 

Predictive Modelling

Date: Sep 7-8, 9:00am-12:00pm (SGT)

Fee: S$ 950 / person

Workshop agenda:

Get introduced to predictive modelling and appreciate its value in today’s HR. Understand the principles of predictive modelling and how you can get started. Learn the different types of modelling techniques and their applications, how to evaluate a predictive model and understand the use of models in predicting the future.

 

 


 

 

Disclaimer

Mercer has the right to cancel or reschedule the workshop due to unforeseen circumstances. In case the workshop is rescheduled, the participant who has registered and paid already shall be given an alternate schedule for the same workshop within next six months.

 

 

HR Academy - Open Learning

Mercer HR Academy is a comprehensive learning solution that is designed to build HR capabilities – both core and technical. Designed as a self-paced online learning, the modules are grouped into HR disciplines, offering a foundational level of training across a range of modules.

Performance & Rewards

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 610 / person

This programme consists of 6 modules.

  • Performance & rewards fundamentals
  • Optimizing benefits
  • Sales incentive design
  • Executive remuneration fundamentals
  • Global mobility fundamentals
  • Producing quality position descriptions
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Analytics & Change

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 454 / person

This programme consists of 3 modules.

  • How to lead in change management
  • Driving business results with workforce insights
  • Leveraging technology

 

 

Talent Management

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 454 / person

This programme consists of 4 modules.

  • Talent management
  • Career management
  • Organisational design
  • Training design and evaluation
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Business Partnering

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 454 / person

This programme consists of 3 modules.

  • Effective business partnering
  • Driving employee engagement & productivity
  • Designing effective HR policies

 

 

Talent Acquisition

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 454 / person

This programme consists of 3 modules.

  • Recruitment and employee value proposition
  • Engaging hiring and onboarding strategies 
  • Utilizing assessment tools effectively
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IPE e-Learning

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 319 / person

  • Foundational module on the five factors of Mercer's International Position Evaluation (IPE) methodology

 

 

HR Academy Bundle

Date: At your convenience (License validity of 1-year)

Fee: S$ 1,491 / person

This bundle offer includes access to all 5 standard programmes.

  • Performance & Rewards (6 modules)
  • Analytics & Change (3 modules)
  • Talent Management (4 modules)
  • Business Partnering (3 modules)
  • Talent Acquisition (3 modules)
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