Education & Certification


Payroll Leaders Conference

Payroll Leaders Conference

Payroll Leaders Conference
September 17-20, 2023
MEET Las Vegas
Las Vegas, NV

This conference presents next-generation training through four different transformational certificate programs. Ideal for U.S. and global payroll professionals in a management role and want to increase their leadership skills, or professionals who aspire to be leaders within their organization.

ATTENTION: Effective April 1, APA requires all attendees at its in-person events to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test. See our current Health and Safety Procedures for more information.

2023 Pricing


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2023 Program Descriptions

Foundations of Payroll Analytics
Every payroll staff member is accountable for understanding and interpreting analytical data. It enables payroll professionals to understand the causes and effects of issues within the workplace. Learn to communicate our message to other departments and understand the need for learned experts in this complex field of study.

State and Local Payroll Certificate Program
This course provides information and insights into the procedures and legal hurdles encountered when ensuring state and local income tax compliance. It covers regulations on paying employees, state wage and hour issues, state income tax (SIT) withholding and much more, including city, county, and school district tax withholding, reporting, and depositing for the 16 relevant states.

Strategic Leadership Certificate Program
This course arms you with the knowledge, resources, and skills necessary to face challenges, inspire others, and deliver remarkable results. Upon completion of the course, you'll have the required skills to lead teams through today's ever-changing environment.

Global Payroll Management Certificate Program
Whether you are just getting started on your global payroll journey, or want to evaluate your current state, this course will help you take the next step. This certificate program addresses the challenges a global payroll faces.

What Others Are Saying

“Attending the conference gave me the opportunity to have an open dialogue with my new supervisor about the complexities of payroll. I learned that I am not alone in my struggles and most of the people I talked to encounter most of the same problems.”

Shannon Molden
Staff Accountant – Payroll

“I learned about tools I could use to evaluate my organizations processes. I also walked away with ideas to market the value of my payroll department.”

Pamela Roggow
Director, Payroll & HRIS
New Mexico State University

Credit Information

Earn up to 20 Recertification Credit Hours (RCHs), 2.0 Continuing Education Units (CEUs), or 24 Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credits when attending this course. Delivery Method: Group-Live, No prerequisites or advance preparation required. See individual programs for CPE Fields of Study.

Event Policies and Health and Safety Procedures

Please read our Event Policies regarding registration, transfers, substitutions, cancellations, refunds, travel arrangements, and consent to use your photograph and contact information, and our Health and Safety Procedures, which require attendees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test for upcoming 2022 in-person events.

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