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Implementing Activity Based Costing Audio Cassette Training Program.

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This audio cassette training program is designed for accountants, controllers, CFOs and other financial executives in employing activity based costing in cost management. A specific knowledge of product costs is imperative for pricing, product mix decisions, design alternatives and more. This cassette seminar provides techniques to increase precision in product costing. The program features how to: build a working definition of Activity Based Costing (ABC), manage organizational change, identify what drives costs, profile the value chain and distinguish between "embedded systems" and "stand alone" parallel systems. Case studies are used to illustrate concepts. Common questions which are addressed include: What is the most significant hurdle to the implementation of Activity Based Costing? Is ABC likely to become another zero based budgeting" flash in the business community? How do you view the role of cost management within the organization? How do you see financial accounting standards being impacted by the increased awareness in the need for significantly improved cost management techniques? The cassette program features John P. Campi, vice president of finance with J.I. Case and an expert on cost management. Formerly a senior manager with Price Waterhouse, Mr. Campi has more than 20 years as a management accountant.
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Publication:The National Public Accountant
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Date:Jul 1, 1991
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