This online course will focus on the five components of internal control as related to the payroll process.

Payroll is the most significant expenditure in a government's budget. As such, the process would benefit from a strong system of internal control.

Course Outline

Please note there are two methods to register for this course. Click the Single Registration button to register and pay online. To request an invoice, click the Single Registration button, and then select Checkout. Log in with your account information. Under payment method, select "Request for Invoice." Once you click this option, you must then select "Company Invoice" under Choose Payment Method. You will receive an email with the invoice attached.

Learner Outcomes

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • define the payroll process

  • recall components and principles of internal control

  • explain how creating and documenting a system of internal control can assist management in meeting payroll objectives


Credits: Participants will earn 1 CPE, .1 CEU, 1 Contact Hour

Attendance Policy: Not applicable, self-study

Field of Study:  Finance - Technical

Who Should Attend? This session is for anyone involved in state or local government, schools or libraries.

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: QAS Self Study

University of Georgia, Carl Vinson Institute of Government, is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: https://www.nasbaregistry.org

Contact: For more information regarding refunds, concerns, and program cancellation policies, please contact Sue Joe, suejin@uga.edu.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Online Internal Control for Payroll
QAS Self-Study
Jul 01, 2022 to Jun 30, 2023
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Registration Fee $119.00
Section Notes

No refund (100% service charge) if canceled less than one day before the session start date.

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