Budgeting, Accounting & Cost Control

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  • Start Date

    18 Jun, 2019

  • End Date

    21 Jun, 2019

  • Price

    ₦150,000

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    Free wifi available

Event Details

  • Refine costing and budgeting terminology used in business
  • Understand the importance of a well-defined costing and budgeting process
  • Determine full costs of outputs for the goods and services provided
  • Master traditional techniques and recent best practices on budgeting / cost control
  • Link finance and operation for budgeting purposes and strategy execution
  • Learn how to build a comprehensive performance measurement system

 

Content

Introduction: The Relevance of Budgeting and Cost control within Strategy Execution  

  • The Link between Strategy, Planning, Budgeting and Cost control
  • Why Budgeting and Costing are so important to manage your company?
  • Towards a Cross-functional Process-view of the Organization
  • Financial vs. Managerial Accounting (where you get information for decision-making)
  • Understand your Processes: Integrating Financial and Non-financial Aspects
  • Identify and Discuss the Key issues in terms of Budget / Costing for your own Organization
  • Discussion

The Budgeting Framework and its Role within the Management Process  

  • The Role of Budgeting within Management Accounting
  • The Value of Budgeting in your Company
  • Behavioral Implications of Budgeting
  • Key Concepts and Terminology
  • Advantages and Disadvantages: Critical issues to be Discussed
  • Overview on the Financial Statements - Balance sheet, Income statement and Cash-Flow
  • Case Discussion and Examples

Cost Management for Budgeting Purposes  

  • Cost Concepts and Terminology
  • Different Costs for Different Purposes
  • Fixed vs. Variable Costs: The Cost-Volume-Profit Analysis Model
  • Contribution Margin Analysis
  • Manufacturing vs. Non-manufacturing Costs
  • Period vs. Product Costs: Inventory Evaluation and Control
  • Case Study and Discussions

Case Study Day - Traditional vs. Advanced Techniques in Cost-control  

  • Under-costing and Over-costing: the Consequences for Profitability
  • How to refine a Costing System?
  • Indirect vs. Direct costs: Traditional Cost Allocations Systems vs. Activity-Based Costing
  • Cost Drivers: Linking Resources, Activities and Management
  • Introducing Activity-Based Budgeting (ABB) and Management (ABM)
  • Case Study Analysis
  • Examples and Videos

Broadening the Performance Measurement Systems  

  • Shortcomings of Traditional Approaches to Budgeting and Performance Measurement
  • Need to Linking Financial to Operational Issues
  • Recent Best Practices: the Balanced Scorecard and Six-sigma
  • Financial Perspective and Customer Perspective
  • Internal Business Process Perspective and Learning & Growth Perspective
  • Developing and Adapting the Scorecard
  • Video, Case Study Illustration and Discussion

 

 

FOR WHOM: Accountants, Auditors, Financial Controllers, Admin Managers, Planning Managers, Finance Managers and Financial Analysts, CFOs and others who perform related functions in both public and private sectors.

 

TRAINING METHODOLOGY

The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.

 

Date:

1ST BATCH:       18th – 21st June, 2019     

2ND BATCH:      26th – 29th November, 2019

Other Dates

Start Date End Date
26 Nov, 2019 29 Nov, 2019
Start Date End Date
18 Jun, 2019 21 Jun, 2019
  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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