Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

Building a Sustainable Cost Leadership Culture

Course Overview
As accountants have evolved from "bean counters" to strategic partners, their focus has also evolved, shifting from cost accounting to cost management and, ultimately, to cost leaders. As cost leaders, they are able to help their organizations compete and thrive in today's complex global economy. However, they can't do it alone. In this segment, Dr. Jonathan Schiff, Professor of Accounting at Fairleigh Dickinson University, explains how organizations can develop the necessary sustainable cost leadership culture.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Identify the elements of cost leadership;
  • Identify the results of the Cost Acumen Survey;
  • Recognize how to build a sustainable cost leadership culture;
  • Recognize the benefits of a sustainable cost leadership culture.

Content Partner:

SmartPros Ltd.

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Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in a corporate staff environment, or an introductory course in management

Speaker / Author:

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • Modern DHTML Compatible Browser
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS


Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $24.95


Course Code : 99SPK23

Release Date : 01/30/2017
Expire Date : 01/30/2021
Credits :
CPE 1.00
QAS 1.00

Length : 50min
Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible
Field Of Study : Management Services

Theme : Business Process Improvement and Reengineering

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