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TOTAL REWARDS EVENTS

Total Rewards KC sponsors monthly meetings covering strategic and tactical advice, guidance, solutions and current developments in the total rewards field. Speakers are often consultants, advisors and our own members who have developed a particular expertise or have a relevant experience to share.

See below for our upcoming events.


Upcoming events

    • March 27, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
    • Rye Plaza, 4646 JC Nichols Pkwy, Kansas City, MO 64112
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    Pay equity continues to be in the news and on the minds of HR professionals.  It has many dimensions and challenges for organizations.  Join us for this afternoon meeting and social hour:
    • 3:00 – 3:20 Arrival, registration, social time (food and beverages available)
    • 3:20 – 4:20 Session
    • 4:20 – 4:30 Q&A
    • 4:30 – 5:30 Social hour/networking (food and beverages available)

    Total Rewards KC is pleased to welcome three experts on the topic who will provide insight and updates on the legislative, compliance, practice, and process implications of the pay equity issue. Some of the questions and challenges that will be addressed include:

    • Staying abreast of legislation, demographic shifts, and social media implications
    • Determining which criteria to evaluate to ensure fairness
    • Addressing the difficulty in developing best process to monitor for discrepancies
    • How to best plan time and resources for analysis and monitoring

    Our three experts are:

    Mariann Madden is a Rewards Director based in Willis Towers Watson’s Chicago office. She has over 20 years of experience as an advisor to external clients, organizational leaders and internal practitioners on global total rewards and organizational development matters. Prior to joining Willis Towers Watson in 2014, Mariann served in organizational development, talent management, and compensation consulting roles at Heitman LLC, Deloitte Consulting LLP, and Arthur Andersen LLP.


    Kimberly A. Jones is currently serving as the Managing Partner of Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC.  She  is an employment trial lawyer representing companies, not-for-profits and higher education institutions in federal and state courts and before AAA and labor arbitration panels. In addition to providing day-to-day counsel on human resources issues, she trains management and nonmanagement employees nationwide on a variety of employment issues, including prohibited harassment, effective supervision and managing the absent employee.


    Michael L. Blumenthal is an attorney with Seyferth Blumenthal & Harris LLC. His legal career has been devoted to representing management in workplace legal issues and representing businesses in high-stakes business litigation. Mike is known as an aggressive and passionate trial lawyer.  Mike is often called upon by other lawyers to mediate and arbitrate their lawsuits. Mike serves as a Master in the Ross T. Roberts Inn of Court, an educational program sponsored by the United States District Court for Western District of Missouri designed to help enhance the trial skills of young lawyers.

    ** HRCI and SHRM CE credit is pending **

    ** 24 hour cancellation policy **

    • April 15, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • April 16, 2019
    • Holiday Inn Hotel, 10920 Nall Street, Overland Park, KS
    Sponsored by Total Rewards KC in Overland Park, Kansas

    Register for this event on the WorldatWork website


    Health and welfare plans - strategic planning and design (B3A)

    Learn Advanced Benefits Design Strategies to Align HR with Organizational Goals

    Learn advanced benefits design process concepts in this course, including how to evaluate, select, design, cost and fund health and welfare programs. This course will build on and put into practice fundamental benefits design knowledge to help you advance your skills and expertise as a HR benefits professional.

    Key topics covered include: 

    • Evaluating how the organizational, HR and total rewards strategies work together guide benefits decisions.
    • Conducting a benefits gap analysis.
    • Analyzing benefits selection and design.
    • Examining costing considerations and estimating costs of existing and proposed benefits plans.
    • Considering the different types of plan funding mechanisms.
    • Reviewing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
    • Creating and presenting the business case to senior management.

    This course features U.S. specific content.

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

    10920 Nall Ave
    Overland Park, KS  66211
    Phone: (913) 312-0900
    Fax: (913) 312-5992

    Lunch will provided.

    Total Rewards KC has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the host hotel. Event participants are responsible for making individual room reservations 2 weeks prior to the event. After that date, neither room availability nor the special rate can be guaranteed. To make reservations, please call the hotel listed above and mention you are a Total Rewards KC attendee.
    • May 06, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • May 07, 2019
    • Holiday Inn Hotel, 10920 Nall Street, Overland Park, KS
    Sponsored by Total Rewards KC in Overland Park, Kansas

    Register for this event on the WorldatWork website


    REGULATORY ENVIRONMENTS FOR COMPENSATION PROGRAMS (C1)

    Learn and Stay Current on the Must-Know U.S. Federal Human Resource Rules and Regulations

    Knowing and understanding the U.S. federal human resources laws and regulations is essential for the HR professional – and it can be challenging to keep your knowledge up to date. This course will equip you with an overview of the federal regulatory HR requirements that impact design and administration of compensation programs. In the course, you will thoroughly cover the major federal statutes affecting compensation design and practice, including: 

    • Analyzing the labor regulations affecting employee compensation disputes.
    • Reviewing the major federal labor regulations impacting specific types of employers.
    • Examining myriad issues related to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
    • Exploring discrimination legislation as it relates to compensation. 

    The course is a basic-level course on HR employment law. It will provide you with the knowledge you need to understand many of the major HR regulations as an HR professional.

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

    10920 Nall Ave
    Overland Park, KS  66211
    Phone: (913) 312-0900
    Fax: (913) 312-5992

    Lunch will provided.

    Total Rewards KC has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the host hotel. Event participants are responsible for making individual room reservations 2 weeks prior to the event. After that date, neither room availability nor the special rate can be guaranteed. To make reservations, please call the hotel listed above and mention you are a Total Rewards KC attendee.
    • August 05, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • August 06, 2019
    • Holiday Inn Hotel, 10920 Nall Street, Overland Park, KS
    Sponsored by Total Rewards KC in Overland Park, Kansas

    Register for this event on the WorldatWork website


    quantitative principles in compensation management (C3E)

    Master Human Resources Statistics and Analytics to Impact Business Outcomes

    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 levels of measurement 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. 

    This course is part of the CCP and GRP certifications. It is designed for the HR professional seeking a foundational understanding of statistics in compensation management with responsibility in the area of compensation design.

    Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

    10920 Nall Ave
    Overland Park, KS  66211
    Phone: (913) 312-0900
    Fax: (913) 312-5992

    Lunch will provided.

    Total Rewards KC has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the host hotel. Event participants are responsible for making individual room reservations 2 weeks prior to the event. After that date, neither room availability nor the special rate can be guaranteed. To make reservations, please call the hotel listed above and mention you are a Total Rewards KC attendee.
    • September 16, 2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • September 17, 2019
    • Holiday Inn Hotel, 10920 Nall Street, Overland Park, KS

    Sponsored by Total Rewards KC in Overland Park, Kansas

    Register for this event on the WorldatWork website


    business acumen for compensation professionals(C8)

    Critical Thinking Skills for Today's Leaders

    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 according to the WorldatWork 2012 Total Rewards Professionals' Career Census.

    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.

      Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center

      10920 Nall Ave
      Overland Park, KS  66211
      Phone: (913) 312-0900
      Fax: (913) 312-5992

      Lunch will provided.

      Total Rewards KC has reserved a block of sleeping rooms at the host hotel. Event participants are responsible for making individual room reservations 2 weeks prior to the event. After that date, neither room availability nor the special rate can be guaranteed. To make reservations, please call the hotel listed above and mention you are a Total Rewards KC attendee.

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