Applied Global Remuneration Strategies (AGRS)ᵀᴹ

2022 Registrations Now Open!

HR professionals must know how to navigate the challenges and complexities to effectively compensate a global workforce. This advanced critical thinking course takes a deep dive into global remuneration perspectives and the global drivers that impact rewards strategies.


Designed for professionals who are responsible for compensating a large business that may or may not be a multinational workforce and understand base concepts of Total Rewards but want to deepen their global perspective.

This 3 day online course includes 10 learning modules: 

  • Global Mega Trends and the Future of Work
  • Business Strategy and Remuneration Policy
  • Governance/Compliance Reporting
  • Evidence-Based Reward Management
  • Fixed Pay
  • Performance Related Pay
  • Variable Pay and Incentive Design
  • Sales Compensation
  • Executive and Non-Executive Director Compensation
  • International Assignment Renumeration
  • Employee Value Proposition(EVP) and Communication


  • Identify the top Global Mega Trends and its impact on Total Rewards and HR.
  • Develop a Total Rewards strategy considering top HR and Rewards trends.
  • Demonstrate evidence-based management and proficiency with data.
  • Explain the reward/pay philosophy and discuss the implication of governance frameworks on those policies.
  • Discuss job evaluation methods.
  • Discuss performance related pay and design considerations of an incentive scheme.
  • Explain the design components of a total compensation strategy for sales force employees.
  • Explore guidelines for setting CEO and executive pay.
  • Name the approaches to international assignment remuneration and explain the international assignment calculation.
  • Discuss today’s world of transparency and communication of the employee value proposition.

The course is only available to those that have already earned their GRP designation.

Additional courses will be scheduled based on demand.

AGRS Courses






Per Course

R12,465 (incl. of VAT)

R18,070 (incl. of VAT)

Course cancellation: R1 400

Re-write (Members): R1 500

Re-write (non-member): R1 800

AGRS Course Registration

Terms and Conditions

  • Our virtual tutor-led AGRS courses run over 3 days (from 09:00-14:00), with an online proctored Exam to be taken within 120 days of attending the course.
  • Fees for virtual AGRS courses need to be settled before attendance of the course, at least two weeks prior to commencement of the course.
  • A R1,400 cancellation fee applies to all virtual AGRS courses.
  • Cancellation of AGRS courses needs to be done two weeks prior to the commencement of the course or the delegate will be responsible for the full payment.
  • A delegate who is registered for the AGRS course and does not sign in for the course will still be liable for the full fee, and the course will need to be completed via Self-study with the online Exam to be written within 120 days of the course dates. Failure to do so will result in forfeiting of the fees paid.
  • A delegate attending the virtual AGRS course will have 120 days in which to complete the online proctored Exam via the WorldatWork online Learning Management System (LMS).
  • To re-write an AGRS Exam, please contact the SARA Secretariat. Exam rewrites will be charged at R1,500 for SARA members, and R1,800 for non-members.

*Please note that a minimum number of delegates is required for each class to proceed*
**SARA reserves the right to change, postpone or cancel any course dates to meet the minimum delegate numbers for each class**
***Additional courses will be scheduled based on demand***
****Please note that all class Exams are provided via WorldatWork’s online proctored Exam platform, and can be taken within 120 days of attending the course ****