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Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

AMA - American Management Association
Training overview
3 days
2,345 USD
Classroom / Public
Next start date: 7/10/2019 - Arlington
Start dates
2,345 USD
2,345 USD
New York City
2,345 USD

Course description

Fundamentals of Cost Accounting

Get inventory costs right.

Manufacturers have a multitude of costs that must be included in inventory and cost of goods sold: material, labor, direct variable costs, indirect variable costs and fixed costs. You will learn how to properly identify these costs. Using multiple case studies, this seminar will provide you with detailed information on the various techniques companies have devised to apply all these costs to inventory. Doing so ensures that inventory and cost of goods sold are properly valued for both internal and external users. This seminar provides you with the information you need in deciding how to value inventory and cost of goods sold in your company.

How You Will Benefit

  • Classify all inventory costs
  • Create an inventory direct costing system
  • Identify fixed manufacturing costs
  • Apply fixed manufacturing costs to inventory
  • Create a standard costing system and calculate variances
  • Create an Activity Based Costing (ABC) system
  • Use cost-volume-profit analysis to determine break-even points and margins of safety
  • Use relevant costing models for production decisions

Who should attend?

Accountants, accounting managers, cost accountants, cost analysts, budget analysts, systems analysts, auditors and financial planners.

Training Content

This training course will cover:

  • Job costing procedures
  • Process costing procedures
  • Absorption costing techniques
  • Equivalent units of production calculations
  • Direct costing techniques
  • Standard costing techniques
  • ABC costing techniques
  • Cost-volume-profit analysis
  • Relevant costing techniques for future production decisions


The course is priced as follows: $2345 - Non-members
$2095 - AMA members
$1984 - GSA price

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About American Management Association International

For over 90 years, American Management Association International (AMA) has been a world leader in professional development. AMA supports the goals of individuals, organizations, and government agencies with a complete range of corporate talent transformation solutions, including public open-enrollment seminars...

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Madeline C.
Good training. Refreshments of concepts and learned methodologies to better analyze cost-volume-profits.
Josh W.
Overall it was a good class. I would have liked a bit more technical training instead of theory or processes.
Stefanie D.
Instructor was very knowledgeable and engaging. I would have benefitted from a pre-review of the course materials.any tables and charts in the course book were poorly formatted which made them very hard to understand. I would also like a more complete and consistent set of solutions for each problem. Show me the formula, facts, etc not just bit...
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