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  • Objectives
    This certificate will provide a solid knowledge of the payroll functions within organizations and the skills to perform the payroll and accounting tasks for manual and computerized systems. The program will also look at industry trends and best practices related to the compensation, benefits and payroll functions within organizations. Topics addressed will include the payroll cycle and related calculations, how to work with agencies to ensure compliance with all legislative and government requirements, and documentation processes. Graduates will gain a solid foundation of the payroll functions within organizations and will be able to perform payroll functions for various organizations working with specific accounting systems and processes utilized in Canadian businesses. As well, graduates will provide valuable contributions to the interpersonal dynamics of an organization based on their knowledge of organizational planning and operations.
  • Academic Title
    Payroll Administration Certificate
  • Course description
    ACCT1030      Introductory Financial Accounting I
    Description: This course introduces accounting terminology, the accounting equation, the double-entry system of bookkeeping, the accrual basis of accounting, financial statements, and the ledgers and journals making up a basic accounting system. Equivalent Course: OLRN1320 Financial Accounting 1 (Internet)
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    ACCT1110     Introduction To Payroll Administration

    Description: Recommended: ACCT1030 Introductory Financial Accounting I or equivalent knowledge. Teaching the skills to process payroll for employees, this course teaches students various government forms associated with payroll deduction and reporting. Students will also make payroll calculations. Payroll legislation associated will also be covered.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    ACCT1160     Intermediate Payroll
    Description: This course will compliment the ?Introduction To Payroll Admin.? Students will further their knowledge of the payroll processes at an intermediate level. Students will make manual and computerized payroll calculations, complete year end payroll documentation, journalizing, posting and deal with more complex payroll situations.This course is not part of the Bookkeeping Clerk program.
    Hours: 60
    Credits: 4

    ACCT1230     Payroll Management I

    Description: This course covers the fundamental roles and responsibilities of a payroll administrator. Topics include payroll functions from a management and supervision perspective, decision making organizational policy, project management, risk analysis and human resource management issues related to payroll operations.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3

    ACCT1240     Payroll Management II

    Description: This course builds on the management and supervision skills covered in Payroll Management I in order to enhance the skills of payroll administrators. Topics include payroll best practices, benchmarking working with various government agencies and organizations, complex issues related to payroll administration and payroll planning to support organizational planning.
    Hours: 60
    Credits: 4

    ACCT2460     Applied Managerial Accounting
    Description: An introductory course in Managerial Accounting for non-accounting students, this course provides the student with an understanding of the types of costs used by managers in the planning and budgeting processes. Concepts are applied in several computer lab assignments using a computerized spreadsheet.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: ACCT1030

    BUS1020     Organizational Behaviour
    Description: Studying people and organizations, this course examines the behaviour of individuals working alone or in teams. Using actual examples, this course examines how behavioural factors affect organizational effectiveness. Note: This course is an approved HRPAO credit. Equivalent: Introduction to Business Management & Organizational Behaviour. OLRN1470 (Internet).
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    COMM1500     Introduction to Professional Writing and Presentation Skills

    Description: Introducing the communication skills necessary for success, this course analyzes cases that reflect real life situations. Students will attain the skills in problem solving and decision making required in professional communications. Emphasis will be placed on producing effective letters and memoranda. The course also helps students develop presentation skills.
    Hours: 45
    Credits: 3

    HRM1050     Compensation

    Description: This course teaches the process involved in a compensation system. Students will learn the theoretical and applied aspects of the compensation function and will understand the linkage between the compensation function and organizational management process. Note: This course is an approved HRPA credit.
    Hours: 39
    Credits: 3

    HRM1110     Fundamentals of Employee Benefits Program
    Description: The focus of this course is on designing, administering and funding company benefit plans including life, short term disability, long term disability, major medical, dental and pension plans. Current trends in the insurance industry in the group benefits area will be reviewed. Students will also have an opportunity to explore the linkages which exist between government sponsored plans and company sponsored plans. Current approaches to benefit design will be reviewed and students will explore alternative design types and critique their suitability for differing employee needs. Cost and price issues will also be reviewed along with some of the major pieces of legislation impacting on this area.
    Hours: 36
    Credits: 3
    Pre-Requisites: HRM1050

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