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Lean Accounting: Higher Profits by Streamlining Operations

Author/Moderator: John Cox, JD, Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
Publisher: AICPA
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Today, you must do more with less. But can smaller be better? Does it take your company longer than senior management would like to deal with change or react to market and economic conditions? With new skills and strategies, improve the accounting and management of your company. With this CPE course, you can take home a blueprint that can immediately bring success. You’ll learn how to minimize waste and create wealth through a lean accounting and management approach that improves profitability by streamlining operations. Combine management, accounting, control, and performance measurement methods to support leaner operations that sustain a leaner organization over the long-term. Professionals in both manufacturing and service industries will benefit from this CPE course.

Topics Discussed:

  • Basic principles of lean accounting and thinking
  • Target costing and budgeting
  • Value stream management
  • Capacity management
  • Material requirements planning
  • Continuous process improvement
  • An action plan for implementing lean thinking
  • Practical lessons learned from the field
  • A toolkit of lean techniques

Learning Objectives:
When you complete this course, you will be able to:

  • Provide customer value through target costing.
  • Eliminate waste through value stream management.
  • Improve flow through capacity management.
  • Manage pull through resource requirements planning.
  • Achieve perfection through continuous process improvement.

Who Will Benefit?

  • Industry CPAs in middle and upper management
  • Public practitioners responsible for productivity improvement

Prerequisite: Management responsibility in finance, operations, or planning.

Advanced Preparation: None.

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NASBA Field of Study: Finance
Level: Advanced
Recommended CPE Credit: Text - 20; On-Demand - 13
Lean Accounting: Higher Profits by Streamlining Operations
Text , 2014
Product# 731280
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