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CPE Self-Study

Operational Cost Reduction and Procurement

Publisher: AICPA
  • $55.00-$75.00
    Operational Cost Reduction and Procurement Online Access Product #: 159896
    CGMA Holder: $55.00
    AICPA Member: $59.00
    Non-Member: $75.00

This module will provide users with an overview of the many different points to consider when undertaking an operational excellence programme. Focusing on areas such as procurement, supply chain excellence, functional alignment and how to measure and forecast the benefits of an operational excellence programme.

OBJECTIVES

  • Explain the rationale required for a cost reduction strategy
  • Communicate how to obtain control and power over the purchasing cycle
  • Describe what makes a good procurement excellence programme
  • Document the points for developing a business case for a Procurement excellence programme

PREREQUISITE: None

Advanced Preparation: None

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About the Publisher

AICPA

About the AICPA The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 412,000 members in 144 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The AICPA sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for private companies, nonprofit organizations, federal, state and local governments. It develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination, and offers specialty credentials for CPAs who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. Through a joint venture with the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, it has established the Chartered Global Management Accountant designation, which sets a new standard for global recognition of management accounting.