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The primary objective of this course is to provide an understanding of how payroll information systems are applied in organizations to support organizational strategy, improve efficiency and flexibility, increase productivity and performance, and ensure compliance with legislation. The focus will be on merging computer technology with a strategic payroll management perspective. This course provides students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to identify, assess, develop and maintain an effective system for managing payroll information. Students will develop a thorough understanding of the planning, design/acquisition, implementation and applications of a payroll system within an overall management information system environment.