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Mastering Assignment Compensation- Singapore

Overview


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- Delivered in Asia only -

This half-day course is designed to give HR practitioners a thorough knowledge of the key concepts of international assignment compensation enabling them to become strategic partners to their business. 

Participants will come away with a firm understanding of how the home-based approach, the most common method of salary calculation works. The course will also cover the various types of assignment allowances such as the cost of living allowance, location allowance (hardship allowance) and assignment allowance are provided and how they are calculated, market practice regarding calculation and how company policies impact assignee compensation.

The course will also ensure that delegates receive the most up-to-date information regarding market trends and best practice, and will explore how to communicate policy and assignment salaries to stakeholders.
 

Course objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of the relationship between international assignments and compensation methods
  • To introduce the most common method used to determine employee compensation during international assignments
  • To provide a thorough understanding of the main types of allowances provided as part of an international assignment
  • To use case studies and real-life examples in exercises in order for delegates to come away with a practical knowledge that can be applied in the workplace

Who should attend

This course is designed as an introduction or refresher for anyone involved in the practical administration of international assignment policy and salary calculations e.g. Mobility Managers, HRBPs, C&B professionals, HR Managers, HR Administrators, HR Executives etc.

Agenda

Agenda
Introduction to international assignments and compensation
 - International assignment trends
 - Business drivers for international assignments
 - Main types of assignment
 - Aims of international assignment compensation policy
 - Main approaches to assignment compensation
The home-based (build-up/balance sheet) approach in detail:
 - Introduction: aims of the home-based approach
 - Cost of living (COL) indices and how to calculate COL allowances
 - Location (Hardship) allowance methodologies
 - Other mobility-related allowances
 - Understanding hypotax

Venue Details

The venue will be confirmed approximately one month before the course.

Timings

08:45-09:00 Registration and refreshments
09:00-13:00 Foundations of international assignment compensation

Pricing

Take advantage of our discount offers for you!

(1) Early Bird discount - 15% off the standard fee if you book by 20 July 2019
Prices will rise after 20 July from SGD 455 to SGD 535 for ECA subscribers, and SGD 550 to SGD 650 for non-subscribers.

(2) Grow your expertise - discounts for multiple course attendance
Complete any two or all three training courses and benefit from the following discounts*:

  • One course: full price
  • Two courses: 10% off the second course price
  • All three courses: 15% off the third course price

*Please note terms relating to discount offer:

i. Discount % applies to the price advertised at time of registration

ii. Discount applies to the course you register for, in the order you attend e.g. if you attend The International HR Practitioner then Foundations of International Assignment Compensation, you get 10% off the latter.

Please note: the course fees quoted represent the fees net of any withholding taxes which may be incurred - where withholding taxes are due on delegate fees, such taxes are to be borne by the delegate.

  • Early Bird ECA Subscriber Price - SGD 455.00
  • Early Bird Non-Subscriber Price - SGD 550.00

Terms & Conditions

All cancellations must be made in writing. Substitute delegates may be registered at any time. Where a registration fee is applicable, the full fee will be charged for ALL cancellations received less than TWO weeks before the course start date and for no-shows on the day. If a discount rate is offered at the time of registration, the discount is only applicable for the course(s) booked and cannot be transferred to a later date. ECA reserves the right to alter the agenda, speakers, dates or venue at any time.

Registration

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