This extended version of the elementary course consists of the level 1 curriculum plus the additional curriculum described below

 

Module 1 Cultural awareness and intercultural competences

 Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of

  • Cultural dimensions
  • Which competences you need to reconcile cultural differences
  • Problem solving and conflict management. 

 

Module 2 The environment of our profession

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of

  • Trends and developments in Global Mobility
  • The assignment cycle: pre-assignment, on-assignment, post-assignment
  • How to match drivers of assignments with assignment profiles
  • How to match profiles with mobility policies and compensation approaches
  • Cost projection, return on investment
  • Impact of exchange rate and inflation fluctuations
  • Internal stakeholders: their interests, roles and responsibilities
  • External stakeholders: their interests, roles and responsibilities
  • Administration, processes, technology, data analysis.

 

 

Module 3 Principles and practice of international employment law 

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of 

  • What is international labour law
  • The international scope of national labour law
  • How to determine which labour law regime applies
  • The termination, secondment, suspension, dual employment construction
  • Which construction matches with the type of assignment
  • Reporting obligations
  • Key traps and worst case scenarios.

 

Module 4 Principles and practice of labour migration law 

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of 

  • Profiling persons for exemption
  • Profiling activities for exemption
  • Profiling simplified application procedures
  • Special visa and permits: NAFTA, Mercosur, APEC Card, ESTA, EU ICT permit, European Blue card, Van der Elst, Orange Carpet Visa Facility
  • Immigration compliance policy
  • Obligations, non-compliance, sanctions
  • Global key traps.

 

Module 5 Principles and practice of international employment tax 

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of 

  • The concept of Fiscal Residence, Employer, Permanent Establishment and the role of GM
  • Double tax avoidance
  • Allocation rules and tax treaties
  • Tax Liability, withholding obligation and reporting obligation
  • Administrative obligations of a withholding agent
  • Tax compliance, obligations, non-compliance, sanctions.

 

Module 6 Principles and practice of international social security 

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of 

  • International social security and determination rules
  • Assignments within the EUR/EEA/Switzerland area
  • Assignments between bilateral treaty countries
  • The international health care insurance and determination rules
  • National social security schemes
  • Employee benefits and private insurance schemes
  • Compliance requirements; key traps and challenges, non-compliance risks and consequences
  • Social Security compliance policy.

 

Module 7 Principles and practice of international payroll  

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of 

  • Fiscal Administrative Requirement: Setup in Payroll, Payslips, Annual Income Statements, Wage Statements
  • Wage Tax: Payroll Tax Brackets, Wage Tax Credits, Special Tax Rates
  • Exchange rates, inflation, conversion rules
  • Gross to net and net to gross calculations
  • Payroll Taxes Return Process, Identification Part
  • Payroll Processes & Systems, global payroll, shadow payroll, split payroll, and hypotax
  • Insightful control for international assignees, technology & wage types, 
  • Customerization leading to employee centricity
  • Repairing non/compliance in payroll.

 

Module 8 The employee experience

Learning objective: develop deeper understanding and increase knowledge of

  • Duty of care and psychological contract
  • Financial planning and private insurance schemes
  • International pension plans
  • Repatriation and succession planning.

 

Final assessement & certification

 

Tuition fee and discounts 

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: € 1,700 (during the introduction campaign € 1,500).
  • Certification exam: € 300.

VAT will be applied where appropriate. 

Multiple purchase discounts available. Further discounts available via Expatise Partners.

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.