Introduction to Cost Accounting

Description

What does it cost for future success?
Discover the tool that provides information on how to better understand costs in your business. Be able to make distinctions between the different types of costs and how they behave with different activity levels. You can recognize these quick cost accounting techniques as a value-added enhancing tool.
Acquire new skills to demonstrate proficiency in cost accounting:
Rationales for costing
Appropriate costing for decision making
Direct and indirect costs
Cost behaviour and cost drivers
Variable and fixed costs
Gain experience with detailed exercises.
The practical hands-on exercise uses real-world examples and are designed to give you real-world knowledge on how to apply daily cost accounting principles.
This is a standalone course but if you’re interested in more of this type of learning while earning a designation, explore the CGMA® Finance Leadership Program.

Learning Objectives

Identify the impact that different approaches to identifying the costs of products or services have
Discuss when it is appropriate to make distinctions between different types of costs and how this knowledge helps management accountants state the ‘unit cost’ of a cost object and informs decision-making.
Identify how costs will behave at different activity levels.

Major Topics

Importance of understanding cost
Direct and indirect costs
Cost behaviour and cost drivers

Provider
AICPA
Course Level
Basic
Professional Area of Focus
Future Ready
Leadership
CPE Field of Study
Business Management & Organization
1
Who Should Attend

Global accounting and finance professionals
Management accounting professionals
CPAs
Supply chain professionals

Prerequisites

None

Advanced Preparation

None

Location
Online – Bridge (AICPA Platform)
Event Information
When
Available 24/7
Location
Online – Bridge (AICPA Platform)
Total CPE Credits
1
Format
On-Demand

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Introduction to Cost Accounting


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