Module 1 Cultural awareness and intercultural competences

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • What is culture and what are cultural dimensions
  • What is the impact of culture on communication
  • Which competences do you need to reconcile cultural differences.

 

Module 2 The environment of our profession

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • Globalisation and internationalization of business activities
  • The dynamics of cross-border activities and the role that Human Resource Management (HR) in general and the Global Mobility function (GM) in particular play in that framework
  • The organisational structure and positioning of the HR GM department within the company
  • The different roles and responsibilities of GM: cost center and strategic advisor
  • Internal and external stakeholders and their interests
  • What drives an assignment
  • Different assignment types, policies, home based and host based compensation approaches, pay delivery methods
  • What is meant by the assignment lifecycle and the assignee and spouse experience
  • What is meant by statutory compliance and contractual compliance and why is compliance a challenge in an international context
  • What are commonly used vendors for international assignments, what selection criteria are being used, what are practice challenges in vendor management.
  • Administration and process requirements.

 

 

Module 3 Principles and practice of international employment law 

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • The employment contract in an international context
  • What is meant by employer: the formal, material and economic approach
  • What is Labour Law
  • The international scope of national labour law
  • Non-compliance risks and consequences.

 

Module 4 Principles and practice of labour migration law 

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • The nature of visa and work/ residence permits
  • Profiling persons for exemption
  • Profiling activities for exemption
  • Profiling simplified application procedures
  • Key traps and challenges in practice, non-compliance risks and consequences.

 

Module 5 Principles and practice of international employment tax 

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • The concept of Corporate and Personal Taxation
  • What is meant by Fiscal Residence, Employer, Permanent Establishment, Tax sourcing, Avoiding double taxation
  • Key traps and challenges in practice, non-compliance risks and consequences.

 

Module 6 Principles and practice of international social security 

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • Social security in a national and international context,
  • Allocation of social security rights and obligations
  • Compliance requirements
  • Key traps and challenges in practice, non-compliance risks and consequences.

 

Module 7 Principles and practice of international payroll  

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • What are payroll taxes and what is meant by withholding;
  • Statutory payroll compliance
  • Tax systems, tax credits, tax rates
  • The impact of exchange rates and inflation fluctuations
  • Payroll record requirements: setup, withholding, declaration, payment
  • Key traps and challenges in practice, non-compliance risks and consequences.

 

Module 8 The employee experience

Learning objective: to develop an understanding of and gain insights into

  • Phases of the assignment experience
  • Assignee concerns regarding housing, safety and security, dual career, education, repatriation, succession
  • The spouse experience, partner support, dual career
  • Duty of care and psychological contract
  • The moving and relocation process.

 

Final assessement & certification

Tuition fee, discounts and enrollment requirement

The tuition fee includes 12 months access to the Expatise Online Campus, a personal learning environment with handbooks, video lessons, e-learning tests, memo training, communities, libraries, and amounts to

  • Regular tuition fee: € 1,200 (during the introduction campaign € 1,000)
  • Certification exam: € 300

VAT will be applied where appropriate.

Multiple purchase discounts available. 

Certification

Participants who pass the exam earn the ECGlobal Mobility credential. This internationally-recognized certification is a formal recognition by Expatise partners that the participant has demonstrated a proficiency within, and comprehension of the Global Mobility environment and helps validate the level of expertise and experience of GM professionals and improve employability.

Customization

The content of this online training as well as the look and feel of the learning environment can be customized according to the needs and wishes of the employer in question.