Center On Executive Compensation

Fundamentals of Executive Compensation

We are pleased to announce present our popular Fundamentals of Executive Compensation - The Center On Executive Compensation’s premier virtual training offering designed to build basic knowledge and competency in all elements of executive compensation.

If you're new to executive compensation and want to build a solid foundation in the field, this course is for you! Open to staff of HR Policy member companies, including CHROs, rewards professionals, and others who aspire to senior HR/CHRO roles, the course can also be helpful for non-HR professionals, such as finance or legal department members who may benefit from a fundamental understanding of the basics of executive compensation. Fundamentals is a virtual, instructor-led program consisting of three 3-hour sessions.  The course is scheduled at least once annually with additional sessions scheduled based on demand.

Designed to build a solid foundation and competency in all elements of executive compensation; if you're new to the field, this course is for you! 

Expert instructors include the Center On Executive Compensation team: Ani HuangCharlie TharpRich Floersch, and Shelly Carlin. The course also features interviews with leading consultants, compensation committee members, and other experts in the field.

The three-day course will cover the following: 

Part One: Design Fundamentals

  • The context of executive compensation
  • The elements of executive pay
  • Determining pay levels and mix

Part Two: The Regulatory and Governance Context

  • Understanding the regulatory Framework (including a deep dive into Dodd-Frank)
  • The role of proxy advisory firms
  • The basics of pay governance

Part Three: Finance and Measurement Basics

  • Overview of accounting and tax considerations
  • Selecting performance metrics and targets
  • Course Review and Exam

Fundamentals is offered at no cost to Center On Executive Compensation Subscribers; the cost to non-Subscribers is $1000. Space is limited to 30 attendees, so enroll as soon as a session opens!