There are many aspects that need to be covered when running a successful business. One of the most important aspects in any business is of course, payroll management. The members of the business involved in payroll management have unique responsibilities to ensure that the business operations can maintain momentum. In essence, the payroll management team is at the heart of any business.

Target Audience

This course is designed for:

  • · Anyone wanting to enter the payroll profession  
  • · Payroll officers and administrators wanting to expand their understanding of payroll  
  • · HR professionals looking to understand payroll and how it fits in the HR context  
  • · Office managers and administrative personnel responsible for the payroll function


1. Introduction to Payroll

2. The Payroll Process

3. Payroll using Excel

4. Record-keeping

5. Employee Records

6. Enter employee payroll details

7. Salary Payments

8. Deductions

9. Loans to employees

10. Deductions & Increments

11. Reporting & Analysis

12. Sick and Maternity Leave

13. Pensions

14. Process adjustments to correct Payroll errors

15. Process end of payroll year activities including payment summaries

16. Start a new payroll year

  • Motivation
  • Compensation
  • Payroll
  • Benefits & Services
  • Sustainability Plans
  • Establishing Strategic Pay Plans
  • Pay for Performance and Financial Incentives
  • Principles of HR management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Labor Law
  • Basic Budgeting
  • Human Resource Information System


  • Human Resource Today
  • Human Resource Management Process
  • Recruitment
  • Performance Appraisal
  • Training
  • Compensation
  • Health & Safety
  • Labor Legislation