WorldatWork Education

ReachThe value of Total Rewards education and job knowledge has never been more important than now.  WorldatWork's educational options allow you to gain the knowledge you need to get ahead while helping you optimize your training budget.  For all HR practitioners, now is the time to take advantage of education and certification to position yourself for future success.  And if you've already taken one or more certification preparation courses through our association or directly through WorldatWork, you should consider completing your professional certification this year.  Certification will unlock your future success by demonstrating your strategic value to your organization.

RCA provides numerous learning opportunities for the HR community by offering WorldatWork certification courses and seminars at convenient locations in the Richmond area. Each certification course includes two full days of classroom instruction and meals; the exam session is scheduled separately at a testing facility at a date and time that suits the learner's schedule.  Accommodations are available for overnight stays.

Course Pricing

RCA Member  $1,350 USD
WorldatWork Member  $1,495 USD
Nonmember $2,200 USD

Skill-Building Pricing

RCA Member  $895.50 USD
WorldatWork Member  $995 USD
Nonmember $1,325 USD

How You Register to Receive the Special Discounted Pricing

There are 3 ways you can register for WorldatWork-hosted classes and products to receive the special discounted pricing:

1. Go to
2. Call WorldatWork customer service at 877-951-9191.  Give the advisor the promo code LNPROMO2018
3. Visit the WorldatWork website You simply need to enter the promo code LNPROMO2018 upon checkout

For those unable to attend in the Richmond area, RCA maintains Reciprocal Agreements with three other local associations: Raleigh-Wake Human Resource Management Association, Charlotte Area Compensation Council, and East Tennessee Compensation and Benefits Association. This means that you may attend a WorldatWork course or seminar at any of these three associations and receive the local Association's discounted price!

RCA is pleased to offer the following courses in the Richmond area:

Upcoming events

    • April 18, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • April 19, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites - Stay at Embassy Richmond! 2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond, VA.

    Design a Fair and Competitive Plan


    This course provides an in-depth discussion of the principles, design, implementation and evaluation of an employee base-pay program. Exercises will show how to design a pay program that is fair, competitive and supportive of an organization’s compensation strategy.

    • Identify the relationship between an employee total rewards program and an organization’s business strategy.
    • Discuss the design of base pay programs and necessary considerations.
    • Discover what it takes to implement and deliver base pay.
    • Examine pay for performance merit pay systems including development, utilization and costing.
    • Address the effectiveness and efficiency of pay programs through monitoring and evaluation.
    • Discern how and when human resources should be involved in mergers and acquisitions.




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    • May 16, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • May 17, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites - Stay at Embassy Richmond! 2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond, VA.

    Understand HR Statistics


    This course focuses on general quantitative concepts, basic statistical tools, the mathematics of total compensation design and administration, mathematical modeling, and regression analysis. Participants learn to consider data from numerous sources, with an emphasis on problem solving and decision making.

    • Learn basic quantitative concepts and the four levels of measurement.
    • Understand how to define and compare percents, market index and compa-ratios.
    • Study the time value of money—including compound interest and the compound salary growth rate.
    • Find out how to collect, analyze and accurately display statistical data.
    • Learn how to determine central tendency and measures of central location.
    • Discuss measures of variability.
    • Explore shapes of distribution.
    • Gain an understanding of modeling and regression analysis.




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    • October 24, 2018
    • 8:00 AM
    • October 25, 2018
    • 5:00 PM
    • Embassy Suites - Stay at Embassy Richmond! 2925 Emerywood Pkwy, Richmond, VA.

    Designing for Results


    This course presents the fundamentals of variable pay. The course focuses on compensation strategy and variable pay, definitions and the design and implementation of incentive, recognition and bonus plans.

    • Learn about the three categories of variable pay.
    • Identify common business strategies and objectives for achieving them.
    • Examine internal and external factors affecting variable pay plans.
    • Discuss the activities for designing the structure of the plan.
    • Find out aspects to consider in establishing target performance and payouts.
    • Learn about funding and distribution of plan earnings.
    • Discover how to implement, communicate and evaluate the success of your plan.






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