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Payroll Manager

Payroll is one of the fastest-changing career fields in the business world today. This course will prepare you for a career as a payroll manager and equip you with MBA-level business management skills. By course completion, you will understand key areas of payroll and be prepared to sit for the American Payroll Association's Fundamental Payroll Certification (FPC) exam.

Payroll laws are complex, so businesses rely on skilled payroll teams and competent leaders to navigate these laws. The Management Training aspect of this course will help you gain key managerial skills to lead and manage other employees. You will build a foundation in common managerial techniques, understand employment laws, and define your management style.

12 Months / 460 Course Hrs
Open enrollment

Offered in Partnership with your Preferred School

New York City College of Technology

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Learning Method

Instructor-led

Self-Paced. Study on your own schedule

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Payroll Manager

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Details + Objectives

Course Code: GES440

What You Will Learn
  • Develop basic practical and managerial skills
  • Learn about how taxes affect a business, whether it's a sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation
  • Understand the process of negotiating, evaluate negotiation styles, and consider successful negotiation strategies for most environments
  • Know the seven management disciplines essential to business success
  • Identify various laws and regulations that affect employers in their payroll operations
  • Explain the use of the forms required to withhold, deposit, and report federal income taxes
  • Understand the payroll process and supporting systems and administration
  • Correctly apply payroll policies and procedures of a payroll department
  • Be able to process a payroll from start to finish (payroll project)
How the course is taught
  • Self-paced, online course
  • 12 months to complete
  • Open enrollment, begin anytime
  • 460 course hours
How you will benefit
  • Be prepared to pass the FPC exam, and become certified in the fundamentals of payroll
  • Having a certification in payroll is a desirable attribute that many employers seek in payroll candidates
  • With certification comes additional knowledge and skill that is not often taught in the workplace
  • Be able to search and apply for payroll jobs, with the additional resume skills learned in the course
  • Develop communication skills that will allow you to thrive in a professional environment
  • Set yourself apart from competitors by receiving management training

Outline

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Payroll Practice and Management
I. Introduction to Payroll
II. Determining Worker Status
III. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
IV. Federal Employment Taxes
V. Payroll Forms
VI. Fringe Benefits – Tax-Preferred and Other Related Health Benefits
VII. Fringe Benefits – Deferred Comp, Retirement Plans, and Stock Options
VIII. Other Employee Benefits
IX. Calculating Gross Wages
X. Calculating Gross Pay – Additional Topics
XI. Paycheck Calculation – Taxes
XII. Paycheck Calculation – Voluntary and Involuntary Deductions
XIII. Gross to Net Paycheck Calculation
XIV. Compliance – Laws and Reporting
XV. Global Payroll
XVI. Payroll Process and Systems, and Audits
XVII. Paying the Employee
XVIII. Payroll Administration and Management
XIX. Basic Accounting
XX. Exploring Payroll Careers
XXI. Exam Preparation
  Payroll Project
Management Training
I. Financial and Accounting Management
II. Marketing Management
III. Strategic Management in Operations
IV. Legal Issues in Operations
V. Legal Aspects of Contracts
VI. Tax Issues
VII. Organizational Development and Change
VIII. Negotiating Strategies
IX. Business Best Practices
X. Organization Leadership and Decision Making
XI. Project Management for Executives
XII. Seven Management Disciplines

Instructors & Support

Helene K. Liatsos

Helene K. Liatsos is business advisor and QuickBooks Certified Advisor with more than 25 years of experience. She consults for a range of companies, from travel agencies to startups. Her company Home Office Management Experts was awarded the 2004 Home-Based Business of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Helene holds a Bachelor of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Katrina McBride

Katrina McBride's career reflects extensive experience in organizational leadership, marketing strategies, and market development in multi-national corporate environments. Her leadership abilities have been utilized to develop new programs and functional areas. In director-level positions for Nortel Networks, she led strategy for competitive intelligence, emerging markets, and lead generation. McBride holds an M.A. in organizational management and a B.S. in psychology.

Katherine Squires Pang

Katherine Squires Pang, J.D., LL.M., M.Ed has practiced law with since 1983. She has served as an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Management at the University of Texas, Dallas, and has been an adjunct faculty member of many universities, including New York University and the University of California, Irvine. She received her B.A. in 1980 from Clark University, her J.D. from the University of Dayton Law School in 1982, her LL.M in Taxation from Georgetown University Law School in 1983, and her M.Ed from the University of Texas in 2001.

Jerry L. Partridge

Jerry L. Partridge is a Certified Project Management Professional with experience as a project and program manager for a major retail organization. He is a certified instructor for IBM project management courses and hosts university seminars for project managers seeking certification. He has worked extensively with the Project Management Institute, previously leading a team that developed a practice standard for Earned Value Management Systems and volunteering as a subject matter expert for an update to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). Partridge holds a Master of Business Administration from Central Michigan University and a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University.

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Requirements

Requirements

Prerequisites:

You should have basic keyboarding and computer skills, be able to use a basic 4 function calculator, be comfortable navigating the Internet and using e-mail and have an understanding of a word-processing program (such as Word). This course is intended for anyone interested in developing their management skills.

Requirements:

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac device.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or later operating systems.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.
  • Microsoft Word is recommended (not included in enrollment).
  • Adobe Acrobat Reader. Click here to download the Acrobat Reader.
  • QuickTime. Click here to download QuickTime.
  • Software must be installed and fully operational before the course begins.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.
Instructional Materials

The instructional materials required for this course are included in enrollment. The following textbook will be shipped to you approximately 7-10 business days after enrollment in the Management Training course section:

  • Managing by the Numbers: A Commonsense Guide to Understanding and using your Company's Financials
  • Strategic Planning - A Pragmatic Guide

FAQs

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Can I register for a course if I am an international student?

Yes, ed2go courses are completely online. However, keep in mind that not all certifying bodies or industry-specific certifications are recognized internationally. Please review your country's regulations prior to enrolling in courses that prepare for certification.

Does this course prepare for a certification?

Yes, you will be prepared to pass the FPC exam, and become certified in the fundamentals of payroll.

When can I start the course?

This course is open enrollment, so you can register and start the course as soon as you are ready. Access to your course can take 24-48 business hours.

How long does it take to complete this course?

This course is self-paced and open enrollment, so you can start when you want and finish at your own pace. When you register, you'll receive twelve (12) months to complete the course.

What if I don't have enough time to complete my course within the time frame provided?

The time allotted for course completion has been calculated based on the number of course hours. However, if you are unable to complete the course, contact your Student Advisor to help you work out a suitable completion date. Please note that an extension fee may be charged.

What kind of support will I receive?

You may be assigned with an instructor or team of industry experts for one-on-one course interaction. Your support will be available (via e-mail) to answer any questions you may have and to provide feedback on your performance. All of our instructors are successful working professionals in the fields in which they teach. You will be assigned to an Advisor for academic support.

What happens when I complete the course?

Upon successful completion of the course, you will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Am I guaranteed a job?

This course will provide you with the skills you need to obtain an entry-level position in most cases. Potential students should always do research on the job market in their area before registering.

Can I get financial assistance?

This course is non-credit, so it does not qualify for federal aid, FAFSA and Pell Grant. In some states, vocational rehab or workforce development boards will pay for qualified students to take our courses. Additionally, some students may qualify for financial assistance when they enroll, if they meet certain requirements. Financing is available from select schools. Learn more: https://www.ed2go.com/career/financial-assistance

How can I get more information about this course?

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