THE EXECUTIVE CERTIFICATE IN PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION

Whether you are seeking to manage these functions within your organization or to diversify your skillset for career progression, this training course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to perform the vital function of payroll management.

COURSE STRUCTURE

This exhaustive course gives a comprehensive understanding of the principles of payroll management with a strong emphasis on practical application in the working environment.  Whether you are seeking to manage these functions within your organization or to diversify your skillset for career progression, this training course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed to perform the vital function of payroll management. Attending this course will provide real value in formalizing and updating your skills and learning the most up-to-date processes and best practices involved in the payroll function.  

This program is a 1 semester, 6 Module Program. The Course is structured as follows;    

TPA501: THEORY OF PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION  

 

This Module will cover the theoretical framework and demonstration of the use of payroll functions like calculation of Gross pay, Taxable Income, etc. Payroll Statutory deductions like PAYE, NSSA, Pensions, and loans will be dealt with in detail. The difference between Earnings, Allowances and Employee benefits will be taught as well as tracking employee time off or accrual of annual leaves. 

Basically, the objective of this Module is to train students how to administer payrolls in-terms of Zimbabwe Statutory requirements and best payroll practice.  Note: Students will also learn how to Prepare and Process a Payroll in Ms Excel.

TPA502: HUMAN RESOURCE & THE ZIMBABWE LABOUR LAW

This course focuses on the basic & advanced principles of strategic human resource management: how an organization acquires, rewards, motivates, uses, and generally manages its people effectively.

The Zimbabwean Labor Legislation will be discussed. This module seeks to develop in students a sound awareness of the legal rules regulating relationships between employers and employees; between employers and trade unions and between employer ‘s organisation, trade unions and the state.For more insight, the Labour Act Chapter 28.01 and National Employment Council agreements will be referred to.

CPA503: COMPUTERISED PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION 1-Belina Payroll   

The Belina Computerised Payroll Applications will be introduced. At the end of this module, students should be able to perform all payroll Administration functions of an organization using the Belina Payroll Package. Basic Salaries, Employee benefits, statutory returns, Pensions, Final Deduction System, Payroll Accounting and reports will be dealt with in detail.   

Students will be taught how to set up Payroll, including department and position codes, pay codes, workers’ compensation codes and tax rates. This Module also cover how to set up deduction codes, benefit codes and employee classes. 

CPA504: COMPUTERISED PAYROLL ADMINISTRATION 2 -Payview Payroll    

 Payview Payroll will be trained in detail. At the end of this module, students should be able to perform all payroll Administration functions of an organization using the Payview Payroll Package. Basic Salaries, Employee benefits, statutory returns, Pensions, Final Deduction System, Payroll Accounting and reports will be dealt with in detail.   

Students will be taught how to set up Payroll, including department and position codes, pay codes, workers’ compensation codes and tax rates. This Module also cover how to set up deduction codes, benefit codes etc.

ACA505: ACCOUNTING WITH COMPUTER APPLICATION 1-QuickBooks Accounting  

The main objective of this course is to enable students to appreciate the Computerised Accounting functions. This is a practical book-keeping & accounting-oriented course.  QuickBooks Accounting will be discussed in detail covering all bookkeeping aspects of Accounting. The role of Payroll in Accounting & Reporting will be discussed.  

AEA506: ADVANCED EXCEL FOR ACCOUNTANTS-Microsoft Excel  

This course will train the basic to advanced Ms Excel Skills. Basic to Advanced Excel formulas & functions will be addressed – Lookup, Logical, Hyperlinks, Pivoting, Financial formulas etc. At the end of this course, students should be able to comfortably use Ms Excel as a tool at work place.