Long-Term Compensation Alternatives in the Construction Industry

This course provides an overview of long-term compensation options that your construction company may consider. Explore the reasons why long-term compensation is used, the benefits, and what you need to know about such programs to be effective. Additionally, discover the various types of executive compensation and their relationships to performance metrics and taxes.

After this course, you will be able to:

  • Recognize the benefits of long-term compensation and how it works
  • Identify different types of executive compensation
  • Determine the importance of performance metrics management


Level & Prerequisites
This is a Basic level online self-study course that was developed for professionals with 0-3 years of experience in construction finance. No prerequisites or advanced preparation is required.

CPE Information
Earn .5 CPE credits in the field of Taxes upon successfully completing this course and achieving at least 70% on the final exam.

CCIFP Information
Earn .5 CCIFP Professional Development credits which can be applied to either the General or Construction Requirement.

CPE Note
This on-demand course is based on a popular session from CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference. Please note that you cannot receive CPE or CCIFP Professional Development credit if you participated in this session during CFMA’s 2023 Annual Conference.

Course Length

The estimated time to complete the course and final exam is approximately 50 minutes, depending on the pace of the learner.

Who Should Attend?

  • Business Owners
  • CFOs
  • Construction Financial Professionals
  • Contractors
  • Controllers
  • CPAs
  • Professional Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Subcontractors


  • $39 for CFMA Members
  • $49 for Non-Members

Contributing Developer

CFMA Colleague Discount

If you are a CFMA member and would like to enroll someone at your company in this course who is not a CFMA member, please contact CFMA at education@cfma.org for more information.

CFMA Group Discount

If you are interested in registering a group of individuals at your company, please contact CFMA at education@cfma.org for more information.