Management Accounting Tools

Using Corporate Performance Management to Create Shareholder Value

Course Overview:
This course introduces the user to the concepts surrounding Corporate Performance Management (CPM) and its use in order to create shareholder value. The course emphasizes the use of complete, accurate, and timely information as well as the 13 critical questions that a corporate strategy is built on. Additionally, the course also discusses multi-dimensional data, the key components of CPM, and presents several case studies evidencing its successful implementation.

Learning Objectives:

After completing this section, you should be able to:
  • Recognize the percent of stock market valuation attributed to intellectual property
  • Identify the critical questions to be considered with respect to corporate strategy
  • Define what constitutes multi-dimensional data
  • Differentiate between the various components of CPM (i.e. financial planning, strategic planning, and sales & operational planning) and define the respective processes within each process

  • Content Partner:

    SmartPros Ltd.

    SmartPros Ltd. is a leader in online and offline continuing education for
    accounting, finance and engineering professionals. With over 2,000 hours of
    content, SmartPros has been providing mandatory continuing education
    products since 1981. SmartPros provides services and content to its
    professional and corporate clients, in a variety of media including Web, CD
    ROM, and video. In the accounting market, SmartPros also has a predominant
    news and information portal which receives 200,000+ visits per month and
    provides services to over 100,000 subscribers. SmartPros' customers include
    50% of the Fortune 500, as well as the major firms and associations in each
    of its professional markets.

    Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:


    Speaker / Author:

    Paul A. Sharman
    Paul A. Sharman, ACMA, is President and CEO of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). You can reach him at (201) 474-1579 or

    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 : 99SHA01

    Release Date : 08/12/2015
    Expire Date : 01/31/2020
    Credits :
    CPE 1.00
    QAS 1.00

    Length : 50min
    Course Level : Basic
    Course Type : New Standards
    Passing Grade : 70%
    Format Type : eLearning
    Mobile Compatible
    Field Of Study : Management Services

    Theme : Management Accounting Tools

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