International Position Evaluation (IPE)


1. Classroom training

Mercer has helped thousands of organizations generate substantial business value by providing better understanding of the jobs that make up their unique structures. Mercer International Position Evaluation (IPE) is a robust, user-friendly methodology that is a key input to job and organizational design.

Our EMEA-wide programme of IPE Public Courses aims to address the increasing needs of Mercer clients regarding IPE transfer of know-how and support. It also provides other HR professionals and managers with the chance to explore new, more streamlined ways of job evaluation as to establish and maintaining job structures.

Our 1-day course provides the ‘what-why-how’ for participants, where the IPE factors and process will be explained in detail as well as how IPE links to key HR decisions in the areas of organizational design and effectiveness, reward management and competencies.

Training is designed for:

Compensation, HR generalists, managers and specialists interested in reward, talent management and organizational effectiveness.

Note: In order to attend this training, participants must work for organisations that currently use the Mercer IPE methodology.

Learning Objectives of this 1-day course:

  • Applying the IPE system; understanding the role of job evaluation in a broader HR context; understanding the theory and appropriate practical application of the IPE system.

Each participant will receive the "International Position Evaluation" handbook.

2. Elearning module

To accelerate understanding and application of IPE across an organization, Mercer presents our updated, dynamic IPE elearning module. This 2-hour module walks your learners through each of IPE’s ‘five factors’ (i.e. Impact, Communication, Innovation, Knowledge, Risk), ensuring a consistent, up-to-date understanding of the methodology. The module offers examples and questions and users are tested for understanding throughout.

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