Our popular Fundamentals of Executive Compensation course – the Center On Executive Compensation’s premier virtual training offering – is designed to build basic knowledge and competency in all elements of executive compensation. This virtual, instructor-led program consists of three 3-hour sessions.
If you want to build a solid foundation
in the field, this course is for you!
Check our event calendar for upcoming session dates. Space is limited to 30 attendees, so enroll as soon as a session opens!
Expert instructors include the Center On Executive Compensation team: Ani Huang, Charlie Tharp, Rich Floersch, Shelly Carlin, and Megan Wolf.
Ani HuangPresident and CEO, Center On Executive Compensation
Senior Vice President, HR Policy Association
Dr. Charles G. TharpSenior Advisor, Research and Practice, Center On Executive Compensation
Executive VP, HR Policy Association
Richard R. FloerschSenior Strategic Advisor, HR Policy Association and Center On Executive Compensation
Michele A. CarlinExecutive Vice President, HR Policy Association and Center On Executive Compensation
Megan WolfDirector, Practice, HR Policy Association and Center On Executive Compensation
Open to staff of HR Policy member companies – including CHROs, rewards professionals, and others who aspire to senior HR/CHRO roles – this course is also 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.
Designed to build competency in all elements
of executive compensation
Fundamentals is offered at no cost to Center On Executive Compensation Members; the cost to non-Members is $1000. For more information on adding a Center membership to your HR Policy package, please contact Christen Supplee at [email protected].
The three-day course covers 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
Subject Matter Experts
The course features interviews with leading consultants, compensation committee members, and other experts in the field.
Kofi BruceChief Financial Officer, General Mills Inc.
Benjamin ColtonGlobal Head of Asset Stewardship - Voting & Engagement, State Street Global Advisors
David KasiarzExecutive Vice President, Colleague Total Rewards and Well-Being, American Express Company
Ira T. KayManaging Partner, Pay Governance
Patricia F. RussoChairman of the Board, Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Kimberly UnderhillChair, Compensation Committee; Director, Foot Locker, Inc.
Director, Kimberly-Clark de Mexico