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Professional Development Course for Payroll Professionals Announced

1/21/2009 —

In cooperation with the American Payroll Association, Penn State Lehigh Valley presents the PayTrain College and University program for payroll professionals. Comprised of two professional development courses, PayTrain Fundamentals and PayTrain Mastery, this program is designed for all levels of payroll administration.

PayTrain Fundamentals teaches the fundamental payroll calculations and applications necessary for individuals who are new to the payroll industry, those who support the payroll industry and those who are preparing for the FPC or CPP certification examinations. This course will provide students with the basic knowledge and skills required to maintain payroll compliance and prevent costly penalties. These calculations are critical to successfully passing the FPC and CPP exams and are not covered in PayTrain Mastery.

·         Course Information

Dates: Saturdays, January 31-March 7, 2009; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Location: Penn State Lehigh Valley Corporate Learning Center

100 Brodhead Road, Suite 120, Bethlehem, PA

Cost: $695 (includes course materials)

PayTrain Mastery is a comprehensive course providing students with a solid understanding of advanced payroll topics necessary for payroll managers and supervisors. This course is ideal for experienced payroll professionals seeking compliance training, professional development, or CPP certification preparation. Please note that the PayTrain Fundamentals course is a prerequisite.

·         Course Information

Dates: Saturdays, January 31-March 28, 2009; 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Location: Penn State Lehigh Valley Corporate Learning Center

100 Brodhead Road, Suite 120, Bethlehem, PA

Cost: $795 (includes course materials)

*Note: Participants in the PayTrain Mastery course are required to complete the PayTrain Fundamentals course or submit proof of proficiency by passing the APA Knowledge Assessment Calculator (KAC).

 Registration can be completed online or a registration form can be obtained at http://www.lv.psu.edu/CE/ce.htm.

For more information, contact Diane Lewis at (610) 285-5066 or email dlewis@psu.edu.

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