The ALL-NEW online master class that gives CEOs, CFOs, HR Managers, Principals,  Directors, Branch Office Managers, and others proven strategies to attract the best talent, motivate high performance, and sustain strong profit margins.



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Baby Boomers retiring. Millennials job-hopping. Headhunters poaching your employees. That’s the reality for firm principals and HR managers in today’s A/E/C labor market. Bumping pay may seem like the best way to retain the talent you need to reduce backlog and get the work done. But your clients remain price-sensitive and aren’t happy when you raise rates.

You're caught in the COMPENSATION CRUNCH!

But there’s good news: data-driven, proven, action-oriented tactics can help you overcome even the toughest compensation challenges...and you don't even need to leave the office to get them. Now there's an easy and cost-effective way to learn...

  1. The Millennial compensation expectations that might shock you
  2. The right and wrong ways to respond when an hourly employee asks for a raise
  3. The 4 critical factors that must guide every salary offer
  4. The 5 key elements of a great management compensation policy that controls costs AND drives top performance
  5. The biggest mistakes in incentive compensation plans...and how to avoid them

Register now for this five-part online master class coming to a computer near you! From June 11th through July 16th, you get:

  1. 7.5 hours of interactive live online training, conducted by A/E/C compensation experts, that incorporates YOUR FIRM'S COMPENSATION DATA, PLUS
  2. Two Excel-based compensation benchmarking tools loaded with PSMJ's latest compensation survey data (a $798 value), PLUS
  3. Up to two hours of one-on-one phone and email support for up to 12 months after the live training (a $1,000 value), PLUS
  4. Unlimited on-demand access to the online courses for up to 12 months after the live training (PRICELESS!).


What's an Online Master Class?

PSMJ Online Master Classes are Internet-enabled distance-learning training programs that combine the interactivity of in-person meetings with the convenience of a video-enhanced conference call.

You and your fellow Master Class participants log in and enjoy a full-featured multi-media presentation and the ability to get questions answered immediately by your expert presenters.

You also download PSMJ's Salary Equity Benchmarking tools and other resources that are included with your registration.

To participate in this Online Master Class, all you need is a computer with Internet access and speakers or headphones.

No special software, hardware, or applications are required.


The Big Picture: 2019 A/E/C Compensation Challenges—and Where Opportunities Lie
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 1:30 pm ET-3:00 pm ET

Paying Non-Exempt Staff: Reduce Turnover and Disruptions with a Savvy Structure
Tuesday, June 18, 2019 1:30 pm ET-3:00 pm ET

Base Salaries for Exempt Technical and Design Staff: Win the War for Highly Trained Professionals
Tuesday, June 25, 2019 1:30 pm ET-3:00 pm ET

Base Salaries for Managers: Make Sure Executive Comp Justifies the Expense!
Tuesday, July 9, 2019  1:30 pm ET-3:00 pm ET

Incentive Compensation: Supercharge Your Bonus Plan Effectiveness
Tuesday, July 16, 2019 1:30 pm ET-3:00 pm ET

Each and every session in this online master class is built from A/E compensation data pulled from PSMJ's latest industry-standard surveys. You learn how to compensate everyone in your firm using rock-solid market intelligence.


Can't make one (or more) of the dates?

Register anyway! You get access to all five courses on-demand whether you attend or not. And everyone in your office is entitled to participate in the live sessions for one low rate, so you can train a group, or assign each part to a different colleague as schedules  and workloads permit. 

Looking for credits?

This online master class is AIA CES Registered to provide this content and earns you 7.5 LU Hours, CEUs or PDHs. Not all state and licensing boards accept these programs for learning units. PSMJ is a registered provider with the Florida Board of Professional Engineers, provider #0003546 and the Florida Board of Landscape Architecture, provider #0002844 course #0007693.

This course has also been approved for 7.5 recertification credit hours through the HR Certification Institute (HRCI) and is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. These programs are valid for up to 7.5 PDCs for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP. 

Still on the fence?

This online master class is guaranteed to move the needle at your firm—or your money back. This class means business—better business for both you and your
firm. We’re confident it can help you, as it has for thousands of A/E/C firm leaders. If this program, the skills, or the tools you acquire don’t make a positive impact on the way you compensate employees, designers, engineers, managers and executives, and increase your firm’s revenue and profitability—we’ll refund your fee or arrange for you to attend another PSMJ program at no cost. You take no risk!

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