CPE Self-Study

Shared Service Provision

Publisher: AICPA
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In driving towards greater levels of cost efficiency and improved service provision, many organisations have turned to establishing shared service centres. But are shared service centres always a guaranteed solution to achieving a satisfactory price/service balance and what conditions are likely to ensure successful shared service implementations?

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the key characteristics and benefits of shared services
  • Determine the appropriate preconditions for a shared service
  • Evaluate the cause and effect of unintended consequences
  • Measure the value created to better understand the real needs of the end user of the services
  • Analyze the most effective ways to charge for services to ensure fairness and transparency
  • Compare the cost of shared services against the cost of outsourcing

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

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About the AICPA
The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) 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.