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CPE Self-Study
Quality Management and Process Improvement
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY
Business Management and Organization
LEVEL
Basic
CPE CREDITS
Online: 2.5
This CPE course explores the modern business environment for manufacturers including the growth of world class manufacturers, and characteristics of the modern manufacturing environment.

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Product details

Who Will Benefit?

  • Management accountants wanting to develop skills in financial performance management
  • CGMA exam candidates

Key Topics

  • Modern business environment for manufacturers
  • Total quality management (TQM)
  • Just-In-Time
  • Kaizen costing
  • Throughput accounting and the theory of constraints
  • Business process re-engineering
  • Supply chain management
  • Gain-sharing arrangements

Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the role of quality costing as part of a total quality management (TQM) system.
  • Identify categories of quality-related costs.
  • Identify the impact of just-in-time (JIT) production on efficiency, inventory and cost.
  • Identify the differences between Kaizen costing and standard costing.
  • Identify the difference between business process re-engineering and continuous improvement.
  • Identify focus areas of supply-chain management.

This CPE course is included in the 60+ hours of Financial Performance Management Program. It can also be purchased individually or as a part of Cost Accounting and Management.

The business environment that organizations operate today are very different from the ones experienced when traditional costing methods were created. Environments change more quickly and more unpredictably. This CPE course explores the modern business environment for manufacturers including the growth of world class manufacturers, and characteristics of the modern manufacturing environment. It explains total quality management, including the principles as well as its successful implementation. In addition, this course includes just-in-time, Kaizen costing, throughput accounting, business process re-engineering, supply chain management, and gain-sharing arrangements.

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Author(s)

Kaplan Publishing Limited

Publisher

American Institute of CPAs

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) is the world’s largest member association representing the CPA profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 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 specialized credentials for qualified professionals who concentrate on personal financial planning; forensic accounting; business valuation; and information management and technology assurance. With The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), it offers the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation, which sets the global benchmark for quality and recognition in management accounting.

The AICPA and CIMA also make up the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (the Association), which represents public and management accounting globally, advocating on behalf the public interest and advancing the quality, competency and employability of CPAs, CGMAs and other accounting and finance professionals worldwide.

The AICPA maintains offices in New York, Washington, DC, Durham, NC, and Ewing, NJ.

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CREDIT INFO
CPE credits
Online
: 2.5
NASBA Field of Study
Business Management and Organization
Level
Basic
Prerequisites
None
ADVANCE PREPARATION
None
Delivery Method
QAS Self-Study
Course acronym
FPM-CAM6
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