Master of Professional Studies in Human Resources Management

International Human Resources Management

Global Compensation and Benefits

Course Description:

Compensation decisions have been affected by the global nature of organizations. From a compensation perspective, organizations have to be aware of and respond to global issues when devising compensation strategic. This course will examine the theory and practice relating organizational characteristics to compensation-system strategy, design, and administration are covered. Topics include job evaluation, pay surveys, pay structure, pay administration, as well as individual and group incentives. A comprehensive overview of employee benefit principles and concepts will be presented. The design and administration of benefits such as pension, insurance, medical and other welfare plans as well as employer-provided benefits will be analyzed and reviewed. Additional topics include current trends, the impact of organizational characteristics on benefit strategy/design, and cost-effectiveness.

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