Using cost planning to meet profit targets

Learn how to use cost-planning techniques to achieve profit targets across multiple industries in this virtual classroom offering.

Event Details

Location and date:
Online December 14, 2017 - 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST
Online March 8, 2018 - 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. EST

Having an appropriate cost structure is necessary for survival and market success. Too often, businesses focus exclusively on revenue and not enough on how to strategically manage costing.

In this virtual classroom offering, you will:
  • delve deeper into thinking critically about cost management
  • explore key cost planning techniques
  • learn how to drive cost management up or down to deliver profit targets

Note: Space is limited to the first 25 people who register. This event is available as a live workshop only and requires about 1.5 hours of casework prior to the event, including an in-depth case study.

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


3 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

You will learn about:

  • the key components of enterprise cost
  • establishing top level and more granular cost targets
  • developing plans and tactics for achieving cost targets
  • making trade-offs across cost areas
  • assessing the consequences of cost planning decisions

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This material is provided for educational purposes only. Although it has been carefully prepared and reviewed, the presenter and Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) cannot accept legal responsibility for its contents or for any consequences arising from its use. The materials are meant to provoke and facilitate thought and reflection. The guidance provided to participants in response to these items is not to be interpreted as conclusive judgment on any specific situation and should not be directly applied to other situations.

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Effective budgeting and operational planning is the backbone of sustainable and profitable business models. This virtual classroom offering, new from CPA Canada, digs deeper into the role of operational and successful financial planning.


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