To ensure CPM designation holders have the information and knowledge needed to flourish, completing two core courses is required:
Compensation & Benefits Management: Transfer your post-secondary course covering monetary and non-monetary reward and compensation programs, including incentive plans, profit sharing and employee assistance.
Courses offered online are based on a 13-week schedule (estimated 3 hours per week), for a total of 39 hours, which includes the final exam.
Courses offered through most public post-secondary institutions are based on a 14-week (3 hours per week) timeframe, for a total of 42 hours, which includes the final exam.
A minimum grade of 65% for each course is required to earn a designation.