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Course details

Students who complete the course will know the payroll compliance responsibilities that affect organizations, apply payroll legislation and calculate individual pay. This includes all components of individual pay from remuneration, through deductions, to net pay for both regular and non-regular situations. Students will have the content and skills to effectively communicate all aspects of the individual pay calculation process to external and internal stakeholders. Graduates of this course will be able to calculate and report the government and third party remittances, year-end requirements and accounting for payroll at the compliance level for the organization. They will also be able to effectively communicate these organizational processes and requirements to internal and external stakeholders.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$518.47

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of FMGT 4915 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 46324

Duration

Mon Sep 19 - Mon Dec 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 46324
  • $518.47
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 19 - Dec 12 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 107
Instructor

Basil Jessome

Course outline

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Credits

2.5

Cost

$518.47

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. Class WILL NOT be held on Monday, October 10th (Thanksgiving)
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Winter 2023

Below are two offerings of FMGT 4915 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 82087

Duration

Sat Jan 07 - Sat Apr 01 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 82087
  • $518.47
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 07 - Apr 01 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 102
Instructor

Basil Jessome

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$518.47

Important information
  1. Class WILL NOT be held on Saturday, January 21st. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
Status

CRN 88750

Duration

Tue Jan 10 - Tue Mar 28 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 88750
  • $518.47
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 10 - Mar 28 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby SE06 Rm. 102
Instructor

Kristine Thompson

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$518.47

Important information
  1. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course students should be able to:

  • Describe payroll’s objectives and stakeholders.
  • Identify an employee/employer relationship.
  • Apply federal and provincial legislation to payroll including:
    • Canada Pension Plan
    • Employment Insurance
    • Income Tax
    • Employment Standards Legislation
    • Workers’ Compensation Acts
    • Québec-specific legislation
  • Communicate the payroll compliance requirements to various stakeholders.
  • Calculate regular individual net pay including allowances, expenses, and benefits.
  • Calculate non-regular individual net pay including bonus and vacation payments.
  • Calculate termination payments and commission payments.
  • Complete a Record of Employment.
  • Communicate all aspects of individual pay requirements to various stakeholders.
  • Calculate organizational remittances to federal, provincial and third party stakeholders.
  • Complete federal year-end documentation.
  • Communicate all aspects of organizational remittance, accounting and year-end requirements to various stakeholders.

Effective as of Winter 2011

Related Programs

Payroll Essentials (FMGT 4915) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. Accounting
    Diploma Full-time
  2. Accounting
    Diploma Part-time
  3. Financial Management (Professional Accounting Option)
    Certificate Part-time
  4. Payroll and Human Resources
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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