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Lean Accounting and Management: Saving Money by Streamlining Operations Logo aicpa

  John Cox, JD |   Free |   AICPA |   Mar 2017 |   Finance |   AICPA Store

Companies using lean accounting have better information for decision making, use simple and timely reports that are clearly understood by everyone in the company, and focus their business around the value created from their customers.

Written by an expert in the field, this CPE course will help you learn to minimize waste and create wealth in your organization through a lean accounting and management approach that improves profitability by streamlining operations. Provide customer value through target-costing, eliminate waste through value-stream management, improve flow with capacity management, and strive for perfection through continuous process improvement. Those in both manufacturing and service industries can benefit from the process examples and techniques presented in this course.

Topics Discussed

  • Basic principles of lean accounting and thinking
  • Target costing and budgeting
  • Value stream management
  • Capacity Management
  • Material requirements planning
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Performance management

Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Formulate a plan to increase profitability by increasing value to customers and clients
  • Identify ways to create excellence and customer-driven performance
  • Assess ways to improve the flow of products and services to the client
  • Evaluate critical processes to create perfection through continuous process improvement

Who Will Benefit?

Industry CPAs in middle and upper management and public practitioners responsible for productivity improvement.

Topics covered:
  • Management accounting: Business: Strategy, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Business: Process management, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Cost accounting & management: Cost management, Advanced
  • Management accounting: Technical: Management reporting & analysis: Performance management, Advanced
Who Will Benefit?
  • Industry CPAs in middle and upper management and public practitioners responsible for productivity improvement.
Topics Discussed
  • Basic principles of lean accounting and thinking
  • Target costing and budgeting
  • Value stream management
  • Capacity Management
  • Material requirements planning
  • Continuous process improvement
  • Performance management
Learning Objectives

This course will prepare you to:

  • Formulate a plan to increase profitability by increasing value to customers and clients
  • Identify ways to create excellence and customer-driven performance
  • Assess ways to improve the flow of products and services to the client
  • Evaluate critical processes to create perfection through continuous process improvement

Companies using lean accounting have better information for decision making, use simple and timely reports that are clearly understood by everyone in the company, and focus their business around the value created from their customers.

Written by an expert in the field, this CPE course will help you learn to minimize waste and create wealth in your organization through a lean accounting and management approach that improves profitability by streamlining operations. Provide customer value through target-costing, eliminate waste through value-stream management, improve flow with capacity management, and strive for perfection through continuous process improvement. Those in both manufacturing and service industries can benefit from the process examples and techniques presented in this course.

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