Certified Payroll Manager

Cegep Marie-Victorin offers in collaboration with the National Payroll institute (NPI) an accreditation for Payroll Managers. This project results from the need for the NPI to meet the administrative and legislative demands of the profession. The program is designed for individuals who work in the field of payroll compliance or who want to enhance their know-how in the area. More than 400 payroll professionals have obtained their accreditation through CEGEP Marie-Victorin.

The professional accreditation has allowed them to forge their career in one of today’s most highly competitive business sectors.

Competencies Developed

The Certified Payroll Manager (CPM) certification builds on the PCP compliance knowledge by developing the payroll management skills. The CPM certification will provide students with the knowledge to make decisions; supervise and manage; and contribute a payroll perspective to organizational policy and strategy discussions.  Read this document to know more about our program.

CPM Accreditation

To achieve the CPM certification, the student must complete the following courses:

  • Introduction to Payroll Management
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Compensation and Benefits Management
  • Organizational Behaviour Management
  • Applied Payroll Management

Professional certification is awarded after completion of all five courses.

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Admission Requirements

The Payroll Compliance Practitioner (PCP) certification is required to be admitted in this program. 


Presently, no registration is possible in English for this certification (only in French). Click here to receive the dates of the upcoming courses. 

Information: payroll@collegemv.qc.ca | 514 278-3535, ext. 5221