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NTCA offers educational & social events such as networking, educational luncheons, breakfast forums, happy hours and service opportunities in the community.  

Upcoming events

    • June 27, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • June 28, 2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

    Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance


    Design a Fair and Competitive Plan

    This course provides an in-depth discussion of the principles, design, implementation and evaluation of an employee base-pay program. Exercises will show how to design a pay program that is fair, competitive and supportive of an organization’s compensation strategy.

    • Identify the relationship between an employee total rewards program and an organization’s business strategy.
    • Discuss the design of base pay programs and necessary considerations.
    • Discover what it takes to implement and deliver base pay.
    • Examine pay for performance merit pay systems including development, utilization and costing.
    • Address the effectiveness and efficiency of pay programs through monitoring and evaluation.
    • Discern how and when human resources should be involved in mergers and acquisitions.
    Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

    Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


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    1. Click the above link to take you to WorldatWork
    2. In the search field, type Dallas & enter key
    3. Locate this class and choose "Course & Exam"
    4. Course should be added to your cart - Click View your Cart button
    5. Enter promo code LNPROMO2019 and apply
    6. Checkout/Pay

    Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

    Hyatt Place Dallas North

    5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

    Phone: (972) 716-2001

    https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

      • June 27, 2019
      • 8:30 AM
      • June 28, 2019
      • 5:00 PM
      • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

      B1: Regulatory Environments for Benefits Programs 

      Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


      This course presents an overview of U.S. regulatory requirements for employee benefits programs. It examines how federal regulations, such as FMLA and PPACA, influence types of benefits plans including health and welfare plans, retirement plans, paid time off programs and IRC Section 125 & 129 plans. Attendees will learn administration and communication regulatory requirements for benefits plans.

      • Explore government’s influence on employee benefits plans.
      • Review legislation and regulations that affect retirement benefits.
      • Examine legislative and regulatory requirements for pay-for-time-not-worked programs.
      • Discuss relevant legislation that affects employee health and welfare benefits programs.
      • Examine the taxation of health and welfare benefits and required nondiscrimination tests.
      • Explore legal issues related to IRC Section 125 and Section 129 plans.
      • Examine communication and administration activities related to benefits programs

      Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

      Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


      Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

      Hyatt Place Dallas North

      5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

      Phone: (972) 716-2001

      https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


        • July 18, 2019
        • 8:30 AM
        • July 19, 2019
        • 5:00 PM
        • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals

        Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders

        Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


        In this competitive, global economy business leaders expect you to go beyond the technical aspects of your job and think like a businessperson. In fact, strategic business understanding was one of eight key differentiators of top performers.

        To gain this understanding, you must embody business acumen skills–knowing what's going on around you and how the business works internally and externally. Having a keen sense of business knowledge is essential for better decision making and driving long-term positive results for your organization.

        This course covers the essential skills, behaviors and actions that support the understanding and development of business acumen–helping you learn to see "the big picture," understand finance concepts, recognize the important relationship between compensation plans and the bottom line, and make wiser decisions.

        • Learn what it takes to apply key business acumen skills and behaviors.
        • Understand, evaluate, and articulate the relationship between compensation and business outcomes.
        • Grasp essential financial concepts.
        • Know how your business works and recognize the relationship between the compensation plan and the bottom line.
        • Strengthen communication skills.

        Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

        Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


        Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

        Hyatt Place Dallas North

        5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

        Phone: (972) 716-2001

        https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


          • July 18, 2019
          • 8:30 AM
          • July 19, 2019
          • 5:00 PM
          • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          B3A- Health & Welfare Plans – Strategic Planning & Design

          Discover the Important Issues

          Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


          This course is designed for participants seeking an opportunity to expand their understanding and practical knowledge of advanced concepts around the benefits design process. This course puts fundamental knowledge around health and welfare benefits into play by addressing advanced concepts around how to evaluate, select, design, cost and fund health and welfare programs. This course has been newly updated to include review and discussion of the Affordable Care Act.

          Topics include strategic assessment, conducting a gap analysis, plan selection and design, costing benefits plans, funding arrangements, and gaining management buy-in and approval for implementation of the new and proposed benefits plan.

          • Evaluate how the overall organizational strategy, human resources strategy and total rewards strategies work together to guide benefits decisions.
          • Conduct a gap analysis to determine the current state of benefits offerings versus the desired state, while keeping a realistic view of potential barriers.
          • Analyze benefits selection and design considerations to determine if your current design is meeting the needs of your organization and decide whether these offerings are still an appropriate fit for your organization.
          • Examine costing considerations and estimate the costs of existing and proposed benefits plans.
          • Consider the different types of funding mechanisms and discuss which approach will work best for your organization.
          • Review and discuss the Affordable Care Act.
          • Examine how to gain buy-in and support for the proposed plan by creating and presenting the business case for senior management.
          Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

          Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


          Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

          Hyatt Place Dallas North

          5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

          Phone: (972) 716-2001

          https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


            • August 29, 2019
            • 8:30 AM
            • August 30, 2019
            • 5:00 PM
            • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

            C12-Variable Pay Improving Performance with Variable Pay

            Designing for Results

            Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP



            This course presents the fundamentals of variable pay. The course focuses on compensation strategy and variable pay, definitions and the design and implementation of incentive, recognition and bonus plans.

            • Learn about the three categories of variable pay.
            • Identify common business strategies and objectives for achieving them.
            • Examine internal and external factors affecting variable pay plans.
            • Discuss the activities for designing the structure of the plan.
            • Find out aspects to consider in establishing target performance and payouts.
            • Learn about funding and distribution of plan earnings.
            • Discover how to implement, communicate and evaluate the success of your plan.

            Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

            Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


            Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

            Hyatt Place Dallas North

            5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

            Phone: (972) 716-2001

            https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


              • August 29, 2019
              • 8:30 AM
              • August 30, 2019
              • 5:00 PM
              • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              T2- Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional

              Learn to Speak the Language of Business

              Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


              "Accounting is the language of business" - Warren Buffet

              This course presents an introduction to U.S. accounting regulations and practices. It will provide you with the understanding you need to interact effectively with accounting and finance departments in your company.

              • Identify the key financial components of the annual report.
              • Describe the importance of cash flow to companies and shareholders.
              • Focus on the measures and processes used to assess companies' financial health.
              • Recognize the measures that are affected directly or indirectly by the HR function.
              • Explore methods of financing the business and financial planning issues.
              • Focus on the relationship between the HR department and the finance department.

              Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

              Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


              Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

              Hyatt Place Dallas North

              5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

              Phone: (972) 716-2001

              https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                • September 19, 2019
                • 8:30 AM
                • September 20, 2019
                • 5:00 PM
                • Hyatt Place Dallas North 5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                C3E: Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management

                Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

                Hosted WorldatWork Certification Course for CCP GRP


                As a human resources professional, having a solid set of HR statistics and analytics skills is essential for delivering actionable insights for informed decision making to positively impact your organization’s business outcomes. In this hands-on HR statistics course, you will master applied statistics to HR issues and gain analytics skills using Excel.

                • Topics covered in the course include:
                • Learning regularly used statistical tools, including the applications of these tools for total compensation design and administration.
                • Recognizing the four level measurements and the quantitative concepts in HR.
                • Finding, collecting, analyzing and accurately displaying statistical data in the most effective way.
                • Understanding the relevant application of various statistical tools.
                • Introduction to increasingly used advanced statistics for decision making, including regression analysis.

                Use NTCA Promo Code LNPROMO2019 in registration

                Click here to register & Pay through WorldatWork


                Out of Town: If you plan on staying, please make reservations in advance no later than 2 weeks prior to check-in date directly with Hyatt Place Dallas North.

                Hyatt Place Dallas North

                5229 Spring Valley Rd, Dallas, TX 75254

                Phone: (972) 716-2001

                https://dallasnorth.place.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html


                Past events

                June 13, 2019 NTCA June 2019 Luncheon: Trends and Developments in Executive Compensation
                May 23, 2019 B3 - Health and Welfare Plans -- Plan Types and Administration
                May 23, 2019 C2 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
                April 25, 2019 T4- Strategic Communication in Total Rewards
                April 25, 2019 C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
                April 11, 2019 NTCA April 2019 Luncheon: Compensation is more than aligning the midpoint to market with speaker Justin Hampton
                March 22, 2019 NTCA Compensation Career Exploration Program
                February 21, 2019 NTCA February 2019 Luncheon: Understanding of BLS data and its potential impact on day-to-day life with speaker Cheryl Abbot
                December 13, 2018 NTCA December 2018 Luncheon - 20/20 Compensation: The Vision for Future Trends - Speakers Chris Crawford and Brent Longnecker
                December 07, 2018 Rescheduled - Executive Comp Forum Breakfast - Working With Your Comp Committee
                October 25, 2018 C12 - Variable Pay - Improving Performance with Variable Pay
                October 18, 2018 NTCA October 2018 Luncheon: Sales Compensation Analytics—The Data Speaks with speaker David Cichelli
                September 25, 2018 B12 - Benefits Outsourcing -- Selecting, Contracting and Managing Service Partners
                September 20, 2018 NTCA September 2018 Luncheon - Staying ahead of your competitors with non-traditional benefits and work perk - Speaker Trey Darby
                September 20, 2018 T3 - Quantitative Methods
                September 20, 2018 C17 - Market Pricing:Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
                September 13, 2018 HC&B Total Rewards Summit
                August 30, 2018 T7 - International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals
                August 30, 2018 C2 - Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation
                July 27, 2018 Executive Comp Forum Breakfast - Executive Comp 101
                July 19, 2018 C1 - Regulatory Environments for Compensation Programs
                July 19, 2018 C8 - Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals
                June 28, 2018 T2 - Accounting and Finance for the Human Resources Professional
                June 28, 2018 B3 - Health and Welfare Plans -- Plan Types and Administration
                June 21, 2018 NTCA June 2018 Luncheon - WorldatWork Total Rewards Year-in-Review Research & Practices: Speaker Lindsay Strack!
                May 24, 2018 GR7 - International Remuneration: An Overview of Global Rewards
                May 24, 2018 B12 - Benefits Outsourcing -- Selecting, Contracting and Managing Service Partners
                April 26, 2018 T1 - Total Rewards Management
                April 26, 2018 C4 - Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance
                April 19, 2018 NTCA April 2018 Luncheon - A Scientific Look at Employee Performance and Development! Presenter: Wendi Walker-Schmidt
                February 15, 2018 February Luncheon: Master the Power of Social Selling with LinkedIn - Terry Sullivan
                November 08, 2017 T7 - International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals
                October 19, 2017 Luncheon: Expert Panel on Performance Management
                October 11, 2017 C17 - Market Pricing - Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis
                July 19, 2017 T1 - Total Rewards Management
                June 22, 2017 Thursty Thursday Happy Hour
                June 15, 2017 Dallas Luncheon

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