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Learner Reviews & Feedback for Managing Employee Compensation by University of Minnesota

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About the Course

Whether you're writing paychecks or wondering where yours comes from, this course is for you! We begin by asking: "To succeed, what kind of a person does your organization need to attract, retain, and motivate?" From there, we'll explain how to align your organization's objectives, its pay philosophy, and ultimately the way it designs and implements its salary structure, short-term incentives, long-term incentives, and benefits. Interested in learning more about the technical aspects of compensation, but don't know where to begin? We'll give an overview of key the key technical skills: compliance with pay regulations, understanding stock options, shopping for health insurance and pension providers, and designing incentive plans. Lastly, we'll discuss non-monetary methods of motivating employees. Upon completing the course, you should be able to have an understanding of compensation both strategically and technically. Learners will also gain introductory familiarity with pay regulation in the US....

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Apr 23, 2019

This is a very useful course for any HR professional who wants to have an overview on Employee Compensation and Benefits. Thanks for detailed and thought- through lectures and the great opportunity.


May 08, 2020

Both the professors were amazing! However, I would like to point out that since everyone undertaking this course is from the USA, it's better to skip out on the portion about US Law and compliance.

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By Vyoma.Ramesh.Kamath

Jun 29, 2019

Really Really good course, and worth the money and time


Jun 10, 2017

Very simplified and important part of the organization

By Sonia K

Jul 29, 2020

I found it very informative. It will help me in job.

By Amit P

Apr 27, 2019

Great course. The content are very rich & insightful.

By Ehtasham R

Jun 05, 2017

very good learnt alot about compensation & benefit.

By Anastasia P

Dec 16, 2019

It was a very interesting and informative course!

By Crystal L

Jun 18, 2017

This was a great class, I thoroughly enjoyed it.

By Sreepreedha S

Jul 20, 2020

Excellent! Thanks for the opportunity coursera!

By Jason E

Feb 21, 2020

Very informative. Less on stock options though!

By Mohamed S

Jul 31, 2020

Great course with an awesome professor! thanks

By Javier B

May 19, 2018

Very interesting and professional. Thumbs up!!

By Ella H

Nov 17, 2019

it's very helpful for my career advancement.

By Maria C P

Jun 19, 2020

great courses I learned a lot! thank you!!!

By Atiya A M

Jun 14, 2020

I liked the way both teachers explained it

By Aritra K D

Apr 16, 2020

Very well designed and descriptive course.


Nov 15, 2017

Great Course content and beautiful taught.


Jun 16, 2020

It's good knowledge with USA as baseline.

By Surabhi S

Feb 13, 2020

Detailed & Simple way to cover the topic.

By Ricardo C

May 23, 2016

Great course. Thanks a lot for your time.

By Sini E

Aug 21, 2020

it is an awesome course than k you all

By Simon B N

Jul 29, 2020

This has empowered me in an amazing way

By Halide H

Apr 29, 2020

great course and presenters. Thank you.

By Desislava K

Dec 15, 2018

Supper interesting, engaging and useful

By Pamela W

Sep 12, 2018

This was a tough but well taught course

By kevin c j

Jul 18, 2020

great information, very easy to follow