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Brochure Strategic cost management

  1. 1. Bring a strategic dimension to managing your costsStrategic Cost ManagementYou would like to keep costs down? If so, you must keep For whom?yourself also in check. In this programme we share withyou the most recent developments in cost control and cost • As a financial expert, you seek to gain in-depth knowledgemanagement. of cost management. • You are an accountant, controller, financial manager,We tackle concepts such as Activity Based Costing, Total production manager or management consultant.Cost of Ownership and Customer Profitability. Added value for you and your companyAnd we analyse: How do you apply those concepts inthe day-to-day operation of your business, and which • You will be confident and comfortable in applyinginstruments and techniques are efficient and feasible in this Activity Based Costing (ABC).context? • You will know everything on Time-Driven Activity Based Costing, the latest off-shoot of ABC. • You will be able to analyse and assess the profitability of products, customers and markets by way of the Theory of Constraints, Customer Profitability and Total Cost of Ownership. Our inspiring campuses
  2. 2. Programme design Uw keynote sprekersYou are provided with a strong mix of skills: the latest techniques, lectures by • Prof Filip Roodhooft teachesmanagement practitioners and case studies from a variety of sectors. Accounting & Control. As Research Dean he is closely involved with manyAnd there is more: the exercises provided enable you to fully master the ABC research projects. In addition hetechnique. Our guest speakers always keep their finger on the pulse in the field specialises in Management Accountingof cost management and the application of ABC systems in top companies. and Total Cost of Ownership. • Prof Regine Slagmulder is professorModule 1: Introduction to Strategic Cost Management of Accounting & Control. Her courses and research revolve around the links• In-depth review of proven and emerging techniques for strategic cost between Performance Management management systems and corporate strategies, and• The art of Activity Based Costing (ABC) topics like Strategic Cost Management,• Assessing in detail the real cost of every item produced or any service Performance Management and delivered through ABC as an advanced Management Accounting System Balanced Scorecard.• Special lecture by an invited practitioner on implementing ABC PRACTICAL INFOModule 2: Customer Profitability Analysis Dates and venues• Analysis and assessment of the profitability of products, customers and 4 days markets, based on cost information Leuven Campus: 16, 17, 23, 24 May 2013• Identification of which costs are generated by which customers, with a view to improving and optimising profitability, using Customer Profitability Analysis Language• Setting and reaching cost objectives in various product design stages through English Target Costing FeeModule 3: Time-Driven Activity Based Costing € 3,095 (excl. 21% VAT)• Time-Driven Activity Based Costing, the latest take on ABC: the technique, its advantages and drawbacks, real-life examples, etc.• Theory of Constraints: the famous method for maximising operational income under constraints in the chain of production• Practical applications of the Theory of ConstraintsModule 4: Total Cost of Ownership• Analysis and evaluation of prime cost components of products or services purchased, leveraging the concept of Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)• Full transparency of the total prime cost of products and services purchased, and control over your purchasing process• Mapping of all the visible and hidden costs of products and services through their entire life cycles• Development and implementation of a TCO model Apply now! Please see Practical Info on the following page, or visit:
  3. 3. PRACTICAL INFORegistration Online registration: quick & easy!Action! Register online.Questions? Please contact:Vincent BaguéGroup Product ManagerT: + 32 9 210 97 81F: + 32 9 210 97 28vincent.bague@vlerick.comReep 19000 Ghent, BelgiumYour certificateIf you take part in one of our programmes, you are Register online via:entitled to a certificate from Vlerick BusinessSchool. accounting-financeIf you successfully complete an Executive Master Class,you can join the Vlerick Alumni Network, a worldwidenetwork of over 16,000 alumni in more than 100 Financial benefits for you?countries. • 10% discount for paying members of Vlerick AlumniCancellation • SME portfolio: subsidies for Flemish SMEs. • Vlerick Social Profit Grants for organisations active inConsult our cancellation conditions at: the social profit You’ll find more info at: team is here for you Vincent Bagué Group Product Manager T: + 32 9 210 97 81 Rian De Bruycker Programme Advisor T: + 32 9 210 98 84
  4. 4. Application formAccounting & Finance EXECUTIVE EDUCATION AND RESEARCH IN 2012-2013 ACCOUNTING & FINANCE Yes, I wish to apply for the following programme(s): Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers Valuation of Companies Understanding Annual Reports Executive Master Class in Controllership Mastering Costs and Budgets Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance Fundamentals of Financial Management Executive Master Class in Financial Analysis Strategic Cost Management and Asset Management ENGLISH In addition, I wish to receive more information on the management programmes of Vlerick Business School that I have ticked on the reverse side of this form.Name First name M F Function CompanyCompany address N° busPostal code CityCountryTelephone Fax E-mail Yes, I would like to stay up-to-date about the activities of Vlerick Business School via e-mail. No, I do not want to receive information about the activities of Vlerick Business School via e-mail.Home address N° busPostal code CityCountryHome telephoneInvoice to be addressed to:Name First name M F (Only fill the section below if different from company address above)Address N° busPostal code CityCountryVAT n° I am paying member of Vlerick Alumni and enjoy a 10% reduction on this programmeDate - - SignaturePlease return this form BY FAX OR POST to:Vlerick Business School, attn. Vincent Bagué, Your contact details will be stored in a database of Vlerick Business School forReep 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium, fax + 32 9 210 97 28 the purpose of keeping you updated on our activities. Pursuant to the Law on privacy (Wet tot bescherming van de persoonlijke levenssfeer ten opzichte van de verwerking van persoonsgegevens) of 8 December 1992 youYou can also apply online at are entitled to inspection and correction of data related to you as kept Vlerick Business School.
  5. 5. THE Programmes ofvlerick BUSINESS schoolI would like to receive information on the following programmes (please tick).Please return your contacting details to us by fax, e-mail or post.General Management Operations & Supply Chain Management Advanced Management Programme E Project Management D International Management Programme E Purchasing Management E Middle Management Programme D Operational Excellence E Young Management Programme D & E Executive Master Class in Supply Chain Management EAccounting & Financial Management Entrepreneurship Understanding Annual Reports D & E KMO Challenge D Mastering Costs and Budgets D & E KMO Excellence D Fundamentals of Financial Management D & E Entrepreneurship for Managers D Strategic Cost Management E Valuation of Companies E People Management & Leadership Executive Master Class in Controllership E The People Manager D Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance E Executive Decision Making D Executive Master Class in Financial Analysis How to Improve Your Emotional Intelligence D and Asset Management E Inspiring for Change D Negotiating to Create Value D & EHuman Resource Management Self-mastery D HRM with Impact D Bestsellers read for you D Compensation & Benefits D Executive Master Class in Human Resource Management D Strategy Strategy in Action EICT & Business Process Management ICT-Management D Executive Master Classes Business Process Management Workshop D & E Executive Master Class in B-to-B Marketing and Sales E Excellence in Business Process Improvement E Executive Master Class in Business Process Management E Executive Master Class in Business Process Management E Executive Master Class in Controllership E Business Intelligence Workshop E Executive Master Class in Corporate Finance E Executive Master Class in Financial AnalysisInnovation Management and Asset Management E Strategising for Innovation E Executive Master Class in Human Resource Management D Entrepreneurial Innovation E Executive Master Class in Innovation & Entrepreneurship E Corporate Innovation Management E Executive Master Class in Supply Chain Management E Executive Master Class in Innovation & Entrepreneurship E MBAsMarketing & Sales Full-time MBA E Introduction to Marketing Management D Executive MBA E Retail & Trade Marketing D Executive MBA in Financial Services & Insurance E Brand Management & Communication D Product Management D Masters Strategic Business-to-Business Marketing D Masters in Financial Management E Executive Master Class in B2B Marketing and Sales E Masters in General Management E Masters in Marketing Management ED Programme in Dutch E Programme in EnglishMore information on