Accounting, Finance and Economics
Strategic Cost Management for Senior Managers
Length
3 Days
Start Date
December 2
Fee
N 255, 000
Location
Lagos

Whether an organisation is for profit or not-for-profit; or, it is pursuing a single or triple-bottom line agenda, a common driver of success on a sustainable basis is an effective and efficient cost management system. Cost is said to be a reflection of choices that we make.You cannot manage what you don’t know.

This programme offers to widen and deepen your knowledge of cost management from a strategic perspective

Key Learning Objectives/ Benefits

Participants on this programme will:

  • Understand the linkage between your business strategy and cost management strategy
  • Obtain, understand and apply a set of cost management tools
  • Gain an understanding of the cost structure of the goods and services procured
  • Distinguish between price and cost management
  • Identify data sources for building cost models
  • Learn to apply cost models effectively in negotiations
  • Use Price Discipline in long-term contract negotiations
  • Learn to apply Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) principles in sourcing decisions

Programme Curriculum

        Fundamentals of Strategic Cost Management (SCM)

  • Value Chain Analysis
  • Strategic Positioning Analysis
  • Revenue and Cost Driver Analysis
  • SCM Case Study

        Cost Analysis

  • Industry cost profiles
  • Product should-cost models
  • Service should-cost models
  • Case study: Product or service should-cost
  • Process-based should cost models
  • Case study: Process should cost

        Cost Models and Costing Systems

  • Price Discipline (dynamic cost models)
  • Case Study: Price Discipline (product/ service)
  • Total cost of ownership (TCO) models
  • Case Study: TCO (product/service)
  • Rationale for Selecting a More Refined Costing System;
  • ABC vs. Simple Costing Schemes;
  • Case study: ABC vs. Simple Costing Schemes;

Target Audience

This seminar is ideally suited to those involved in contract negotiations as well as those responsible for improving their organisations’ operational results. Sales and marketing personnel will also benefit by understanding their costs and providing better solutions to key customers.

Faculty

  • Dr. Akintola Owolabi
  • Kayode Omoregie
  • Dr Francis Okoye
  • M.A. Alagbe

A very rich and rewarding experience comparable to the best practices. A rich program both in theory and in case studies. Very high level faculty with relevant industry experience.”

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