Global Mobility

Short Course
Duration: 1 day   /   Level: General   /   Suitable for in-house

Develop your understanding and explore the performance and reward related challenges involved in managing a global workforce.

This topic is also covered in the CIPD Advanced Award in Reward Management.



Dates and Availability

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20 November 2018
Duration: 1 day
London Spaces available
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11 December 2018
Duration: 1 day
London 2 spaces left
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Booking information and ways to pay

  1. At checkout you can either pay online using a credit/debit card, cheque or BACS transfer, or you can request to pay by invoice. The invoice option is only available for bookings where a UK company name and address has been provided at checkout.
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  3. If you prefer to complete a paper booking form, you can download and print it here (PDF 128KB)
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If you’re looking to develop your global mobility policies and identify key issues in managing international assignments, this one-day course will get you started.

This course can also be run in-house for a group of people in your organisation. Run as it features here, or tailored to suit your organisational needs. To discuss your particular requirements, please call us on +44 (0)20 8612 6202.

Course Tutors

Mr Simon Richardson

Currently Head of Global Mobility at Total Reward Solutions, a ‘boutique’ Reward Consultancy established in October 2005. A founder member of the business responsible for all aspects of running the Global Mobility business including business development, managing outsourced assignment programmes and client advisory services. Technical areas of specialisation include expatriate compensation and benefit design, tax and social security planning, assignment cost tracking, global mobility policy development and the legal issues associated with assignment contracts. Previous roles include Senior Manager at PwC setting up an internal Global Mobility function between 1996 and 2003 and managing Logica assignees between 1989 and 1996.
Who is it for

The Global Mobility course is for you if you’re a practitioner responsible for managing global mobility programmes, or a generalist HR professional requiring a more detailed understanding of the global mobility process; whatever your level of experience.

You’ll be able to evaluate the merits of different policy alternatives; create assignment compensation packages; and identify the issues behind immigration, tax and social security. You’ll also critique your current employer’s global mobility practices, and spot opportunities to improve processes and reduce costs in a practical way.

Policy development

  • assignment policy types and trends


Expatriation compensation

  • host and hybrid pay models
  • assignment premia and allowances 
  • cost of living and currency conversion
  • managing pay increases


Tax and social security planning

Vendor management.

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