Cost Analysis to Support Strategic Decisions Course

Master cost analysis techniques to support strategic decision-making with our specialized training course. BMC Training offers Cost Analysis to Support Strategic Decisions Course in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting Courses.

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Cost Analysis to Support Strategic Decisions Training Course

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Bali , Indonesia 23 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 23 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 23 - Jun - 2024 27 - Jun - 2024 11000 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 7950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 7950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7950 GBP
Dubai , UAE 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 8100 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 28 - Jul - 2024 1 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 14 - Jul - 2024 18 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 21 - Jul - 2024 25 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 7 - Jul - 2024 11 - Jul - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 4 - Aug - 2024 8 - Aug - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 18 - Aug - 2024 22 - Aug - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 11 - Aug - 2024 15 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 25 - Aug - 2024 29 - Aug - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
London , UK 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 8 - Sep - 2024 12 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 15 - Sep - 2024 19 - Sep - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Sep - 2024 5 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 22 - Sep - 2024 26 - Sep - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 20 - Oct - 2024 24 - Oct - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 6 - Oct - 2024 10 - Oct - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 27 - Oct - 2024 31 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 13 - Oct - 2024 17 - Oct - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
London , UK 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Munich , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Dubai , UAE 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
London , UK 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 3 - Nov - 2024 7 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 10 - Nov - 2024 14 - Nov - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 24 - Nov - 2024 28 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Milan , Italy 17 - Nov - 2024 21 - Nov - 2024 6950 GBP
Kuala Lumpur , Malaysia 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 4750 GBP
Rome , Italy 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7300 GBP
Barcelona , Spain 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Zurich , Switzerland 15 - Dec - 2024 19 - Dec - 2024 7950 GBP
London , UK 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Istanbul , Turkey 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 4700 GBP
Bali , Indonesia 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Singapore , Singapore 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 7500 GBP
Washington , United States 8 - Dec - 2024 12 - Dec - 2024 11000 GBP
Dubai , UAE 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 4987.5 GBP
Paris , France 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 6700 GBP
Hong Kong , Hong Kong 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 8500 GBP
London , UK 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 4950 GBP
Madrid , Spain 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Munich , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
Berlin , Germany 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 7900 GBP
New York , United States 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 10900 GBP
Amsterdam , Netherlands 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 8100 GBP
Milan , Italy 22 - Dec - 2024 26 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP
Tokyo , Japan 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 9750 GBP
Milan , Italy 1 - Dec - 2024 5 - Dec - 2024 6950 GBP

Course Syllabus

Intorduction

Cost control is one of the most widely used tool for planning and monitoring organizational activities, as well as to support future strategic decision. Importantly, cost analysis is inextricably linked with strategy formulation, the budgetary process and performance management. It is crucial to interpret how costs behave so that realistic budgets and plans can be produced, and appropriate financial and non-financial resources can be made available to the business. This programme will allow you to explore the traditional tools of cost analysis and control as well as new advanced approaches, which reflect and respond to the current complex business environment. In particular, you will learn:

  • the cause-and-effect relationship among business strategy, operational objectives, measures and targets, and systems of performance measurement and reporting
  • traditional techniques of cost analysis and control
  • advanced costing and management techniques (ABC, ABB, ABM, target costing)
  • overhead cost allocation and reduction
  • the balanced scorecard construction and implementation

Objectives

  • Enhance cost awareness and its relationship with strategy
  • Describe specific cost analysis and performance measurement techniques
  • Select the costing measurement system that works
  • Select the systems of performance measurement that works
  • Discuss real case studies
  • From cost to strategy to performance measurement
  • Broadening the management accounting knowledge
  • Deliver more timely and useful information to decision makers
  • Identify and manage key financial and non-financial indicators for the business

Day One

Introducing the linkages between strategy and costing

  • Managing contemporary organisation
  • Strategic Plan, Budgeting, Costing and Management Control
  • Management Accounting for organizational control systems
  • Responsibility accounting and the process-view
  • The context for costing
  • The Budget and its role for achieving organizational targets
  • What is it the situation in your organisation?

Day Two

Cost analysis and classifications

  • Cost terms and classification
  • Inventoriable vs. period costs
  • Manufacturing vs non-manufacturing costs
  • Variable vs. Fixed costs (CVP analysis)
  • Direct vs. indirect cost
  • Under-costing and Over-costing problems
  • Problems and Examples – Case study illustration

Day Three

From cost accounting to management control

  • Cost allocation: traditional costing and activity-based costing (ABC)
  • From traditional budgeting to Activity-based budgeting (ABB)
  • Activity-based management
  • Decentralized organizations
  • Cost/Profit/Investment centers
  • Transfer-pricing issues
  • Problems and Examples – Case study illustration

Day Four

Flexible budgets and variance analysis

  • The features of budgetary control
  • Define the master budget and explain its major benefits to an organization
  • Describe the difference between a static budget and a flexible budget
  • Compute flexible-budget variances and sales-volume variances
  • Explain why standard costs are often used in variance analysis
  • Integrate continuous improvement into variance analysis
  • Case study, problems and exercises

Day Five

Linking strategy to actions: Beyond costing

  • Shortcomings of traditional approaches to measurement
  • The Balanced Scorecard: linking Strategy to Performance Measurement
  • Financial perspective, Customer perspective
  • Internal Business Process perspective, Learning and growth perspective
  • Developing and adapting scorecard
  • Case study illustration

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