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Cost Analysis to Support Strategic Decisions Training

BMC Training provides a training course in Cost Analysis to Support Strategic Decisions in Finance , Accounting and Budgeting

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Venue
Start Date
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  • Kuala Lumpur
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    17 - 11 - 2019
    21 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Rome
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Zurich
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • London
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Madrid
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Munich
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Berlin
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • New York
    24 - 11 - 2019
    28 - 11 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Rome
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Barcelona
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • Zurich
    15 - 12 - 2019
    19 - 12 - 2019
  • London
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Madrid
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Munich
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Berlin
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • New York
    22 - 12 - 2019
    26 - 12 - 2019
  • Istanbul
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Bali
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Singapore
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Washington
    8 - 12 - 2019
    12 - 12 - 2019
  • Dubai
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Paris
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Hong Kong
    1 - 12 - 2019
    5 - 12 - 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Rome
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Zurich
    26 - 1 - 2020
    30 - 1 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • London
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Madrid
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Munich
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Berlin
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • New York
    12 - 1 - 2020
    16 - 1 - 2020
  • Dubai
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Paris
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    5 - 1 - 2020
    9 - 1 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 1 - 2020
    23 - 1 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Rome
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • Zurich
    23 - 2 - 2020
    27 - 2 - 2020
  • London
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Madrid
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Munich
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Berlin
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • New York
    16 - 2 - 2020
    20 - 2 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Bali
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Singapore
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Washington
    9 - 2 - 2020
    13 - 2 - 2020
  • Dubai
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Paris
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    2 - 2 - 2020
    6 - 2 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    15 - 3 - 2020
    19 - 3 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Rome
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Zurich
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Madrid
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Munich
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Berlin
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • New York
    1 - 3 - 2020
    5 - 3 - 2020
  • Dubai
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Paris
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    22 - 3 - 2020
    26 - 3 - 2020
  • London
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Madrid
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Munich
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Berlin
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • New York
    8 - 3 - 2020
    12 - 3 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Rome
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • Zurich
    26 - 4 - 2020
    30 - 4 - 2020
  • London
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Madrid
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Munich
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Berlin
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • New York
    5 - 4 - 2020
    9 - 4 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Bali
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Singapore
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Washington
    12 - 4 - 2020
    16 - 4 - 2020
  • Dubai
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Paris
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    19 - 4 - 2020
    23 - 4 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    10 - 5 - 2020
    14 - 5 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Rome
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Zurich
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Madrid
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Munich
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Berlin
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • New York
    17 - 5 - 2020
    21 - 5 - 2020
  • Dubai
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Paris
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    24 - 5 - 2020
    28 - 5 - 2020
  • London
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Madrid
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Munich
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Berlin
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • New York
    3 - 5 - 2020
    7 - 5 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Rome
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • Zurich
    14 - 6 - 2020
    18 - 6 - 2020
  • London
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Madrid
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Munich
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Berlin
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • New York
    21 - 6 - 2020
    25 - 6 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Bali
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Singapore
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Washington
    28 - 6 - 2020
    2 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Paris
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    7 - 6 - 2020
    11 - 6 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    5 - 7 - 2020
    9 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Rome
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Zurich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Dubai
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Paris
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    26 - 7 - 2020
    30 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    12 - 7 - 2020
    16 - 7 - 2020
  • London
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Madrid
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Munich
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Berlin
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • New York
    19 - 7 - 2020
    23 - 7 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Rome
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • Zurich
    2 - 8 - 2020
    6 - 8 - 2020
  • London
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Madrid
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Munich
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Berlin
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • New York
    9 - 8 - 2020
    13 - 8 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Bali
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Singapore
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Washington
    16 - 8 - 2020
    20 - 8 - 2020
  • Dubai
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Paris
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    23 - 8 - 2020
    27 - 8 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Rome
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Zurich
    27 - 9 - 2020
    1 - 10 - 2020
  • Kuala Lumpur
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Rome
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Barcelona
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Zurich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Madrid
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    13 - 9 - 2020
    17 - 9 - 2020
  • Dubai
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Paris
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • Hong Kong
    20 - 9 - 2020
    24 - 9 - 2020
  • London
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Madrid
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Munich
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Berlin
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • New York
    6 - 9 - 2020
    10 - 9 - 2020
  • Istanbul
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Bali
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Singapore
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020
  • Washington
    4 - 10 - 2020
    8 - 10 - 2020

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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