Introduction to Compensation Management for NGOs

Introduction to Compensation Management for NGOs


This two-day workshop focuses on both the strategy and the mechanics of compensation program development and management. Led by experts who are skilled in developing and managing global nonprofit compensation programs, this course offers opportunities for you to ask questions, learn from your fellow participants, and apply your new skills. Taught in a highly participatory style, this workshop consistently receives high praise from attendees, who say that it is “comprehensive,” “invaluable,” and “excellent.”

Who Should Attend 

  • Leaders from small and mid-sized NGOs who oversee compensation and need a better understanding of how to manage/integrate compensation programs within their organizations
  • Human resources professionals who are responsible for compensation management and who need to learn more about compensation fundamentals to help update or better manage their NGO’s compensation program

What You Will Learn

This workshop is an exploration of compensation program development and management. You will learn how to:

  • Assess your organization’s compensation philosophy
  • Utilize drivers of pay differentiation to improve your organization’s approach to compensation
  • Assess your organization’s current levels of compensation to identify areas of weakness, such as internal equity and pay disparity issues
  • Identify various types of salary structures and how alternative pay practices can complement your salary structure
  • Link your compensation structure to salary administration procedures
  • Communicate compensation strategies and administration to senior leaders, staff, and potential hires        

The InsideNGO Advantage

For more than 35 years, InsideNGO has been “inside” the NGO community, supporting organizations as they address the world’s most pressing social issues. We are widely recognized as the leader in US government assistance compliance training. Our training activities are designed to help you and your organization build capacity, strengthen decision-making, develop more efficient systems, and identify effective solutions to important challenges. Our learning programs are modeled on the best practices in adult learning. In today’s complex operating environment, learning has never been more important, and we take great pride in being your partner in professional and organizational development.

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