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FMGT 4915 - Payroll Essentials

Financial Management Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

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.

Credits

2.5

Cost

$507.08

Fall 2021

Below are two offerings of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 45034

Sat Sep 11 - Sat Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 103

Instructor

Tanya Robertson

Course Outline

Cost

$507.08

Notes

  1. 1. This is a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) course. Students are required to use their own laptop during class time and bring their laptop with them for use in the in-person classes. Computing requirements for the School of Business and Media can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. 2. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
  2. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

CRN 46324

Mon Sep 13 - Mon Dec 06 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 13 - Nov 01 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Nov 08 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 205
Dec 06 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online SE06 Rm. 205

Instructor

Basil Jessome

Course Outline

Cost

$507.08

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. The following dates will be HELD IN CLASS: Quiz: November 8th & Final: December 6th. This is not a self-paced course. You will be expected to be available and online on the posted days and times shown on your registration schedule. It is important you have a stable and consistent internet connection to access course content. Course content, type and quality of assignments, and general standards for this online course are the same as classroom courses. To be successful in this online course, plan to spend 7-10 hours per week on your studies, or more of it’s a condensed course, starting Week 1. Important course information will be sent to your myBCIT account prior to your course start date. Class WILL NOT be held on Monday, October 11th (Thanksgiving). 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: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.
  3. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.

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

In Progress and Full

Winter 2022

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2022 term.

CRN 88750

Tue Jan 04 - Tue Mar 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Mar 22 Tue 18:00 - 21:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 102

Instructor

Kristine Thompson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$507.08

Notes

  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: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. 2. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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CRN 82087

Sat Jan 08 - Sat Mar 26 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 08 - Mar 26 Sat 09:00 - 12:00 BBY SE06 Rm. 104

Instructor

Basil Jessome

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$507.08

Notes

  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: https://www.bcit.ca/files/business/pdf/bcit-sobm-byod.pdf. Information about student discounts on technology products can be found here: https://www.bcit.ca/it-services/student-discounts/. 2. A desktop computer is not suitable for this course.

A portion of seats are temporarily held for domestic students. International students: this may impact your ability to register. Learn why.

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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

FMGT 4915 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

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

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