Better costing, better operational planning and budgeting

Improve your organization’s operational planning and budgeting process with a better understanding of costs and profitability.

Event Details

Location and date:
Online (English) April 22, 2020 - 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EDT
Online (English) September 29, 2020 - 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EDT

Developing accurate costs and profitability to support decision-making remains a weak link in planning and budgeting for most organizations. Using a hands-on case study supported by an Excel model, this virtual classroom presents an approach to developing a thorough understanding of your operational cost drivers for improved planning and budgeting purposes.

The activity-based planning methodology used in this workshop is based on research published by the Consortium for Advanced Management – International (CAM-I) and is applicable to all industry sectors. The methodology supports an integrated resource management approach to developing predictive business models for future plan scenarios and budgets.

Organizations following these best practice methodologies are recognized today as leaders in their fields. This classroom will inspire you to make costing, planning and budgeting a mission-critical value-added process in your organization. Note: Space is limited to the first 25 people who register.

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.

Members, $395; Non-members, $475

3 CPD hour(s)
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Topics include:

  • aligning operational planning and budgeting with strategy execution and organizational performance
  • implementing an activity-based planning methodology applicable to all industry sectors
  • enhancing resource and capacity planning to evaluate business process improvements for profit optimization
  • using scenarios to forecast operational impacts on business outcomes
  • the role and value of innovative business modeling technology

Who should attend?

  • CPAs who want to expand their planning and budgeting skill set
  • operational managers who design business models for improved cost and profitability understanding
  • analysts who are responsible for providing accurate cost and profitability metrics to support multi-functional decision making

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