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Course Description:

Study from a strategic perspective the process involved in remunerating workers for services/work performed. Develop a comprehensive understanding of how an organization balances competing perspectives and values in creating a compensation system. Learn how to analyze the linkages among organizational strategy, pay systems and performance. Learn how to analyze organizational and job factors to determine the structure of a pay system and to assess external competitiveness to determine pay level. Learn how to use employee performance indicators (e.g., performance appraisal systems) to determine individual pay.

Prerequisites: Human Resource Management or equivalent. Studies in organizational behavior, psychology and statistics are also helpful.

This online course is offered through Online Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Upper Level
Credits: 4
Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Fall 1.

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