Comp 101: Introduction to Compensation


Compensation is more than just a paycheck. This course, designed for human resources professionals, will bring greater awareness of the impact compensation has on the company’s culture, performance, and ability to attract and retain high quality talent. Attendees will gain a greater awareness of the basics of compensation including base pay and variable pay. The course is led by Malika Terry, and is based on years of research, best practice sharing and her own experience as a total rewards professional. Malika will lead attendees through a complete understanding of the various elements of a pay, define common compensation terms, review how compensation is determined, and discuss the do’s and don’ts of compensation.

Key takeaways from this course include:

  • Learn the elements of compensation and key terms
  • Discuss development of a compensation structure
  • Review key compensation actions
  • Discuss pay for performance
  • Learn how to keep up with legal and regulatory changes.

This course is ideal for emerging and mid-level human resources professionals in the United States who are new to compensation. Learn the role compensation plays in attracting and retaining high quality talent. Register today!

Learning Options

Virtual Classroom

Live online instructor-led delivery of course materials including real-time interaction with a subject-matter expert and peers — no travel required!


Member: $175 USD

$225 USD


Malika Terry

Malika Terry, MBA, CCP is a seasoned total rewards professional with 18+ years of experience in the human resources field. Throughout her career, Malika has worked with mid- to large-scale employers to develop and drive innovative total rewards programs that attract and retain high quality talent.

Malika received her Master of Business Administration with a major in International Business from Mercer University and a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Georgia. She is a Certified Compensation Professional® (CCP®) and an active member of several professional organizations such as WorldatWork, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Atlanta Area Compensation Association (AACA) and the Southeast Benefits Education Network (SBEN).

Course Credits & Certifications

  • Recertification
    .25 Credits

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