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Compensation Governance Training

A training programme specially designed for compensation/reward specialists

About Compensation Governance Training

Our team has created the Compensation Governance Training, which is a special programme for compensation/reward specialists who are expected to deal with reward governance matters in the future. The programme is composed of three modules, which all cover different aspects of compensation governance.

Module I - Compensation Governance Basics

Training overview and structure

This one-day training has been developed for reward specialists who are expected to deal with reward governance matters in the future.

During this course, we cover all relevant compensation governance topics in the Swiss context, with a focus on corporate governance in general and the SIX Corporate Governance Directive in particular.

  Content in overview
Corporate governance overview
  • Definition and context of corporate governance
  • Roles in the company: board, committees, executive management
  • Typical annual schedule of a compensation committee
  • Recent trends in corporate governance
Disclosure requirements
  • SIX Corporate Governance Directive: requirements related to compensation

Date and schedule

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Location

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Cost

CHF 950.- per participant.
For companies with more than one participant: CHF 600.- per additional participant.
Register now

General recommendation

While module II and module III of the Compensation Governance Training build on Module I, we recommend participating in the modules in consecutive sequence.

Module II - Legal Fundamentals and Other Directives

Training overview and structure

This one-day training is the second session on Compensation Governance Training and has been developed for reward specialists who are expected to work on governance-related matters in the future.

During this course, which builds on module I, we cover relevant compensation governance topics in the Swiss context with a focus on the Ordinance Against Excessive Compensation in listed stock corporations (OAEC), the Swiss Code of Best Practice and international compensation governance aspects. The session includes practice cases and working group discussions.

  Content overview
Legal fundamentals II
  • Ordinance Against Excessive Compensation in listed companies (OaEC)
  • Reform of Swiss Corporate Law
Other directives
  • Swiss Code of Best Practice of economiesuisse: requirements related to compensation
  • Guidelines of Proxy Advisors: overview of the main principles around compensation of ISS, Glass Lewis and Ethos; current developments and trends
International aspects
  • OECD corporate governance principles
  • International and country-specific information (will be pre-defined based on participants’ interest)

Date and schedule

This information will soon be communicated.

Location

This information will soon be communicated.

Cost

CHF 950.- per participant.
For companies with more than one participant: CHF 600.- per additional participant.
Register now

General recommendation

While module I provides a solid basis of the compensation governance topics and disclosure requirements, it is not absolutely necessary to have participated in module I in order to participate in module II and module III.

Module III - Shareholder Engagement

Training overview and structure

This one-day training is the third session on Compensation Governance Training and has been developed for reward specialists, who have participated in module I and II and would like to deepen their understanding of Compensation Governance or are particularly interested in the topics of pay-for-performance and shareholder engagement in the Swiss context. This session includes practice cases and working group discussions.

  Content overview
Disclosure of pay-for-performance
  • Proxy Advisors' guidelines on pay-for-performance disclosure and their methodologies to measure the link between pay and performance
  • Disclosure of the pay-for-performance link in the compensation report: requirements and prevalent market practice
Shareholders' perspective
  • Overview of the main institutional shareholders and their latest voting guidelines on compensation matters
  • Importance of understanding who the main shareholders are and how to engage with them to ensure their support at the annual general meeting

Date and schedule

This information will soon be communicated.

Location

This information will soon be communicated.

Cost

CHF 950.- per participant.
For companies with more than one participant: CHF 600.- per additional participant.
Register now

General recommendation

While module I and module II provide a solid basis of the compensation governance topics, it is not absolutely necessary to have participated in these modules in sequence to attend module III.


Registration form

Kindly note that the Compensation Governance Training is a chargeable course. The cost per module and per participant is CHF 950.-. For companies with more than one participant per module, the cost is CHF 600.- per additional participant.

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Contact us

Agnes Hoevenaars-Blust

Agnes Hoevenaars-Blust

Managing Director, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 18 50

Angela Bucher

Angela Bucher

Director, People and Organisation, PwC Switzerland

Tel: +41 58 792 43 16