Typically, it is the responsibility of the professionals in Human Resources (HR) to recommend and often control compensation, bonuses and other rewards and recognitions available to management.

It is management’s responsibility to determine what they wish to reward, how often, and whether or not the decisions they’ve made regarding these extra monetary compensations and/or recognitions are achieving the goals they wish to achieve.

This course explores the benefits of creating rewards and recognition for employees. The information provided in this course applies to human resources personnel and management at all levels. Rewards and recognitions are the responsibility of all involved in the management and development of employees.

Learning Objectives
  • Explore information about cultural differences in accepting rewards and recognitions
  • Recognize cognitive differences and differences in needs such as security vs. merit
  • Explore the types of rewards and recognitions beyond money
  • Explore how to effectively evaluate performance
Last updated/reviewed: March 19, 2024

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6 Reviews (28 ratings)


Member's Profile
Rewards and recognition are important aspects for the total compensation package with an employer. Recognizing hard work is appreciated and motivates me to work harder.

Anonymous Author
The course is full of useful insights about giving rewards and recognitions. The speaker presented so many options, tips and techniques.

Anonymous Author
This was a good representation of rewards and recognition programs. perhaps too many slides for a short course.

Anonymous Author
Informative and insightful ways to view the rewards and recognitions within an organization.

Anonymous Author
Good variety of examples for various work environments.

Member's Profile
Very good information.

Course Complexity: Intermediate

No Advanced Preparation or Prerequisites are needed for this course. 

Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Introduction to Creating Rewards and Recognitions that Get You What You Want to Achieve6:12
Creating Rewards and Recognitions
  The Starting Place8:18
  Reinforcement 5:12
  Measuring Performance6:16
  Types of Rewards and Recognitions10:15
  Types of Rewards and Recognitions (Continued)13:31
  Cultural Differences in Accepting Recognitions 13:05
  Human Resources Maintaining Quality Control4:59
Continuous Play
  Creating Rewards and Recognitions that Get You What You Want to Achieve 1:07:52
  Slides: Creating Rewards and RecognitionsPDF
  Creating Rewards and Recognitions Glossary/IndexPDF