Cost-Accounting Course

Learn in-person or online best practices used for evaluating all key costs in the five-day Cost Accounting Certification Training Course.

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  • Learn industry recommended cost accounting procedures and best practices.
  • Receive training from a cost accounting professional with 30+ years of experience.
  • Four ways to learn:¬†public class,¬†webinar,¬†self-study,¬†or¬†on-site¬†training.
  • Public class¬†and webinar¬†limited to four students for maximum learning.
  • Certificate and CPE credits issued on completion.
  • Cost: Five-day class $2,999.00.
  • Available discounts and grants.

What will I learn in the Cost Accounting Certification Training Course?

In the Cost Accounting Training Course, you will learn the accounting process used for the recording, classifying, analyzing, summarizing, allocating, and evaluating all key costs, including inventory valuation, job costing, production process costing, standard costing, and fixed costs such overhead and depreciation of capital equipment, to enable management to consider various alternative courses of action and control of costs based on cost efficiency and company capability. 

What is Cost Accounting and Its Purpose?

Cost Accounting provides the detailed information that management needs to control current operations and plan for the future.

Why Is Cost Accounting Important?

Management uses this information to decide how to allocate resources to the most efficient and profitable business areas.

What Will You Learn in this Cost Accounting Class?

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Cost Accounting Certification Training Course Outline

Module One: Introduction to Cost Accounting

Uses of Cost Accounting Information

  • Determining Product Costs and Pricing
  • Planning and Control

Professional Ethics, CMA Certification, and Corporate Governance

Relationship of Cost Accounting to Financial and Management Accounting

  • Costs of Goods Sold
  • Inventories

Elements of Manufacturing Costs

  • Direct Materials
  • Direct Labor
  • Factory Overhead
  • Summary of Manufacturing Costs
  • Flow of Costs

Illustration of Accounting for Manufacturing Costs

Cost Accounting Systems

  • Special Order
  • Continuous or Mass Production
  • Combination of Systems
  • Standard Costing

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Cost Accounting Certification Training Course Public Class and Webinar Schedule

Monday-Friday, January 17 – 21, 2022 Full
Monday-Friday, February 28 – March 4, 2022
Monday-Friday, March 21 – 25, 2022 Full
Monday-Friday, April 18 – 22, 2022
Monday-Friday, May 16 – 20, 2022
Monday-Friday, June 20 – 24, 2022

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Cost Accounting Certification Training Course CPE Credits DIsclosure

Recommended CPE credit: 40
Recommended field of study: Managerial Accounting
Program level: Advanced.
Advance preparation: None
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