The Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®) qualification combines the technical training necessary to design and administer global pay programmes with essential business acumen skills, helping you become a well-rounded compensation professional. Whether it's on your business card or CV, the GRP designation signifies expertise, professionalism and belonging to the foremost community of reward professionals in your field. The strategic alliance between WorldatWork and E-reward offers GRP® classroom courses in the UK to prepare reward professionals for certification.
The 10 GRP modules (two-day reward course followed by exam on morning of day 3), hosted by E-reward in London and Dublin:
The GRP certified elite set themselves apart by demonstrating knowledge, excellence and a commitment to the reward profession. You will need to participate in 10 two-day courses (modules), followed by successfully passing the associated exam. Each of the 10 two-day courses typically takes place on a Wednesday and Thursday (9am to 5pm) in London with the exam on the Friday morning (9am to 12 noon). Schedules for Dublin may vary slightly. Once the required 10 modules have been successfully completed you will have earned the prestigious GRP designation.
With our partner WorldatWork, the leader in compensation for nearly 60 years, you will gain the foundation of knowledge needed to make strategic decisions and implement practical solutions today and tomorrow. This highly-respected designation communicates to employers and colleagues that you have the knowledge, skills and training needed to design, manage and deliver reward programmes that align with organisational goals and attract, motivate and retain top talent.
Each ticket covers attendance for one person only for the duration of the course (two days, 9am to 5pm) plus exam on morning of day three, and includes coffees and teas and a light lunch, as well as course materials posted to you ahead of the class.
* Exams within the GRP certification track are valid for eight years. If students take longer than eight years to complete their certification, any exams that they passed more than eight years ago are no longer valid toward certification. You may retake expired exam at a discounted rate.
Mastering your specialty is a key differentiator of top performers and obtaining a professional certification is the best way to get you where you need to be. In addition to gaining invaluable knowledge and skills in our area of expertise, obtaining a certification can help you:
Get started today with WorldatWork's Global Remuneration Professional (GRP®) certification, which signifies your commitment and expertise to conduct compensation practices around the world. E-reward.co.uk and WorldatWork provide the flexibility, the qualification and the top class teaching in total reward you need. Current practices and applicability drive the design of the certification programme.
Using emerging developments in the field and feedback from past participants, the programmes are continuously refined in response to the changes and challenges that impact each professional area. Ten modules count towards the GRP qualification, comprising 20 days of learning. The curriculum is presented across the world and covers the most important disciplines in reward management.
Our panel of instructors has been recruited from the world's most respected and qualified practitioners, consultants and educators. These highly-experienced experts have dedicated their careers to the total reward profession. They will provide you with the critical advantage of showing you how to apply the facts and theory to real-life business situations that affect your organisation's bottom line.
The members of the UK and Ireland teaching faculty providing our reward management classes are as follows:
Debra is Group Reward Director at Reward Gateway. She is an experienced reward professional who has held senior roles at global organisations such as PageGroup, Merlin Entertainments, Honeywell and Gap. Corey has led and been a part of teams that have developed and delivered best-in-class reward programmes which have been externally recognised as well as internally impactful. In her "spare time" she teaches reward professional courses, writes articles, and speaks at various conferences. She recently published her first book, Effective HR Communication, which was released in March 2016.
Brid is a Consultant with Gurren Compensation, and is based in Ireland. She is a compensation & benefits generalist with over 25 years' experience. She was worked for several US multinational companies including Intel and Western Digital, and has broad international experience in HR, compensation, benefits, performance management and mergers & acquisitions. During her 16 years with Intel, Brid held a number of senior C&B roles in Ireland and mainland Europe. Having worked with Intel's mergers & acquisitions HR Group for a number of years, Brid has a wealth of experience in managing and aligning C&B programmes and strategies in such companies.
Since joining Gurren Compensation in 2009, Brid has worked with a range of clients in Ireland, Europe, China and the US, providing advice and implementation on C&B strategy and programmes.
Evan is an independent reward consultant working on a retained basis, with over 20 years' reward practitioner experience gained across various sectors including the armed forces, financial services and central government. Evan was until recently Head of Reward for Arup, a leading global engineering firm, and he was previously in a similar role at one of the largest UK government departments. Evan mainly specialises in total reward, employee benefits and wellbeing, including tutoring roles. He is a Chartered Member of the CIPD and founder of The Wellbeing Leader.
Alan is Managing Director of The Reward Practice and is one of Europe's best-known rewards professionals. He had been a Rewards Consulting Partner with both KPMG and PwC, and was also the Global Heads of Reward and Performance Management at Accenture until founding the Reward Practice with a number of former colleagues.
Over the last 25 years, Alan has worked with a large number of Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies and has specific rewards experience in banking, retail, brewing, manufacturing, communications and hi-tech companies. He has helped a range of companies with mergers and acquisitions, and has a reputation for getting things done. In the public sector, he has worked extensively in the health service, the police and prison services, and in the education sector. His interests are varied, and currently include the design of more effective incentives, the reduction in HR costs, value-based rewards programmes and the link between risk and rewards in banking.
In 2004, Pat founded Gurren Compensation. Prior to starting his own consulting business, he held a number of senior HR and comp & ben positions for leading multinational companies, including Digital, Intel and Motorola. During his ten-year career with Intel, Pat held positions as C&B Manager for Ireland, Asia Region C&B Director, Europe Region C&B Director and Global Head of C&B Operations. Since founding Gurren Compensation, Pat has worked with numerous clients across all industry sectors on the design and implementation of reward strategies that effectively align with business strategy and organisational goals.
Pat is a certified Global Remuneration Professional (GRP), a Fellow of the CIPD (FCIPD) and a partner at The Reward Practice. He has a wide range of performance improvement and reward management interests and is viewed as an expert in the design of pragmatic HR cost management and cost reduction strategies for organisations needing to reduce costs in a well-structured manner.
Please email us for admin. details regarding our Dublin courses.
E-reward.co.uk's GRP reward courses are hosted in a hotel just off Oxford Street in London's West End shopping district, close to Oxford Circus, Bond Street and Marble Arch London Underground stations.
Address: The Cumberland, Great Cumberland Place, Marble Arch, London W1H 7DL: www.guoman.com/en/london/the-cumberland.html
Getting to The Cumberland by London Underground:
London is served by five main airports, from the UK's main gateway at London Heathrow to London City Airport in the Docklands. For information on getting to and from London airports to Holborn in central London, visit Transport for London at www.tfl.gov.uk
Please let us know if you have any special requirements as soon as possible so we can plan accordingly.
Delegates are responsible for their own accommodation. There is a huge number of hotels within a mile or so of our venue suitable for most budgets: www.tripadvisor.co.uk/HotelsNear-g186338-d...
|Course Days 1 and 2|
|Morning Break||10.45am to 11.00am|
|Lunch||12.30pm to 1.30pm|
|Afternoon Break||3.00pm to 3.15pm|
|Exam Day 3|
|Exam||9.00am to 12 noon|
A questionnaire on the UK Border Agency web site will help you to decide whether you need to obtain a visa before you travel to the UK. It also contains guidance on the type of visa that you might need. The questionnaire is for all foreign nationals who want to come to the UK.
Please visit: www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa
At registration we will serve you complimentary teas and coffees. Mid-morning break of teas and coffees are served at around 10.45. A light lunch will be served at approx 12.30.
Once the exam scripts have been processed (about three weeks after the event), an email will be sent to you from WorldatWork with instructions on how to log into the WorldatWork web site to view your results.
Log into www.worldatwork.org with your ID and password. Click on My Profile in the upper right and then click on My Education Transcripts.
If you don't receive your exam results, please email or call WorldatWork Customer Relations department at email@example.com or +1 480-951-9191.
Passwords – if you have forgotten your password, under the log in screen at www.worldatwork.org there are tabs that say "I forgot my password" or "I need a password". If you are still having trouble, you can contact Customer Relations (contact information above).
If by chance you are unsuccessful in your exam, WorldatWork Society of Certified Professionals has partnered with Pearson VUE to deliver computer-based certification examinations at city locations throughout the world. The retail rate for an exam only is approx. $200 for members ($270 for non-members). Computer-based testing (CBT) allows you to schedule your exam for the date, time and location that work best for you.
Registration for your exam must be made with WorldatWork, either online at www.worldatwork.org or by calling Customer Relationship Services at +1 480-951-9191 outside of the U.S. and Canada. (Your complete registration and payment must be received before you can schedule your exam.) Your receipt will instruct you to visit www.pearsonvue.com/worldatwork to set up an account with your name and email address.
Once all of the exams have been completed (and passed) a GRP certificate is posted to the participant. We suggest that participants keep their certifications current (every three years). Information about re-certification can be found here: www.worldatworksociety.org
We do not offer individual certificates for passing each exam but a participant can make a copy of their transcript under their My Profile information on the WorldatWork web site if they need a list of what they have taken.
E-reward.co.uk and WorldatWork are both globally recognised companies within the compensation & benefits field. Now we've joined together to host the internationally-recognised GRP qualification for reward professionals in the UK and Ireland.
|Total Rewards Management | GR1 – London||13-15 Jun 2018 London; 14-16 Nov 2018 London|
|Quantitative Principles in Compensation Management | C3E – London||10-12 Oct 2018 London|
|Strategic Communication in Total Rewards | GR9 – London||10-12 Oct 2018 London|
|Job Analysis, Documentation and Evaluation | GR3 – London||12-14 Sept 2018 London|
|Base Pay Administration and Pay for Performance | GR4 – London||11-13 Jul 2018 London|
|Variable Pay – Improving Performance with Variable Pay | GR6 – London||13-15 Jun 2018 London|
|Market Pricing – Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis | GR17 – London||16-18 May 2018 London|
|International Remuneration – An Overview of Global Rewards | GR7 – London||5-7 Dec 2018 London|
|Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals | C8 – London||5-7 Dec 2018 London|
|International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals | T7 – London||11-13 Jul 2018 London|
|Total Rewards Management | GR1 – Ireland||5-6 Sept 2017 Dublin|
|Business Acumen for Compensation Professionals | C8 – Ireland||28-29 Nov 2017 Dublin|
|Strategic Communication in Total Rewards | GR9 – Ireland||23-24 May 2018 Dublin|
|Market Pricing – Conducting a Competitive Pay Analysis | GR17 – Ireland||19-20 Sept 2018 Dublin|
|International Financial Reporting Standards for Compensation Professionals | T7 – Ireland||21-22 Nov 2018 Dublin|
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