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CFO Series-Contemporary Cost Concepts Webinar

CPE

When
Oct. 7
11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

CPE Credits
2-A&A

Details

 Pricing

PICPA Member: $79 | Nonmember: $104


 More Information

Course No.
EEJCCCC2
Level
Intermediate
Prerequisites
Should be familiar with costing
Note
This webinar is hosted by PICPA's partner, CPA Crossings, LLC. After registering, you will receive an email from messenger@webex.com with the log-in information.

Description

Bad cost analysis leads to bad decision making. Traditional cost accounting provides the average cost of an average product, produced in an average volume and sold to an average customer. Traditional techniques can be disastrously inaccurate when trying to understand products that are not average in every way. This session explains activity-based costing and why it gives your company a competitive advantage.

Learning Objectives:
After attending this presentation you will be able to... 
  • Determine why a superior cost knowledge will provide your company a competitive advantage 
  • Analyze your costs accurately 
  • Apply effective cost analysis

Highlights

The major topics covered in this class include:

  • Is your organization working with good information?
  • How much your costs can be off?
  • How to make your information accurate
  • Which costs should we analyze?  



Speaker(s)

John L. Daly, CPA, CMA, CPIM Executive Education/Chelsea, Michigan John Daly holds a BS from Denison University in Granville, Ohio and an MBA from the University of Michigan. He spent five years in Management Consulting with two national accounting and consulting firms before becoming Controller and then Vice President of Finance of an original equipment automotive parts manufacturer that saw six fold sales growth during his ten-year tenure. He has also been Chief Financial Officer of several other manufacturing companies and a large restaurant chain. He is the author of Pricing for Profitability: Activity-Based Pricing for Competitive Advantage published by John C. Wiley & Sons, and various professional articles. Mr. Daly currently has a management consulting practice that specializes in early-stage turnarounds and pricing strategy. He also performs interim CFO engagements and sits on the boards of several for-profit and not-for-profit organizations.

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