Strategic Management and Strategic Cost Management (Dubai)

HRODC Postgraduate Training Institute
In Central London (England), Algiers, Algeria (Algeria), Caracas, Venezuela (Venezuela) and 3 other venues

Higher than Rs 100000

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Limited Objectives: By the conclusion of the specified learning and development activities, delegates will be able to: Provide a succinct definition of strategy that demonstrates it conceptual internalization. Exhibit a heightened understanding of the 'Strategy Process'. Deconstruct Strategic Decisions, highlighting their major characteristics. The difference between strategy and strategic management, on the one hand, and operational management, on the other. Provide a contextualized definition of a Strategic Business Unit (SBU).
Suitable for: This course is designed for: General Managers, Managing Directors, Finance Managers, Strategic Planners, Chief Executive Officers (CEOs), Chief Operations Officers (COOs), Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), Senior Level Managers, Business Owners. Entrepreneurs, Cost and management accountants, Financial planners and cost analysts

Important information

Requirements: Degree or Work Experience


Where and when

Starts Location
Algiers, Algeria
Pins Maritimes, 16000, Algeria, Algeria
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Caracas, Venezuela
Avenue Casanova, 1050, Miranda, Venezuela
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Central London
Carburton Street, W1W 5EE, London, England
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Dublin, Ireland
Upper Merion Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Jalan Ampang Hilir, 68, Malaysia, Malaysia
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122a Bhylls Lane, WV3 8DZ, West Midlands, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Strategic Management
Financial Training
IT Management

Course programme

Course Contents, Concepts and Issues:

Understanding Strategy and Strategic Relations

  • Strategy: A Definition
  • The ‘Strategy Process’
  • Characteristics of Strategy
  • Defining Strategic Management
  • Understanding Strategic Decisions
  • Implications of Strategic Decisions
  • Levels of Strategy
  • What Is A Strategic Business Unit?
  • Relating Strategy to an Organisation’s:
  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Goal
  • Objective
  • Strategic capability
  • Strategies
  • Business model
  • Control
  • The Corporate Strategy Model
  • Strategic Position;
  • What Are Strategic Choices?
  • The Concept of Synergy
  • The Synergistic Effect of Strategic Alliance

Cost Management and Strategy: Conceptual Framework Concepts

  • The Use of Cost Management Information
  • The Issue of “Costing”
  • Creating Cost-Aware Organizations
  • Review of Some Key Cost Concepts
  • Product vs. Period Costs
  • Direct and Indirect Costs
  • Cost Behaviour: Fixed and Variable Costs
  • Problems and Examples

Different Approaches to Costing

  • Absorption (Full) vs. Variable Costing
  • Under-Costing and Over-Costing: The Consequences for Profitability
  • How to Refine a Costing System?
  • Activity-Based Costing (ABC) and Cost-Management
  • Cost Hierarchy and Cost Drivers;
  • Linking Resources, Activities and Management
  • Introducing Activity-Based Management (ABM)
  • Linkages between ABM and ABC – Monitoring
  • Value Creation
  • Fixed and Flexed Budget (Static and Flexible Budget)
  • Rolling Budget
  • Zero Based Budgeting
  • Activity Based Budgeting
  • Master Budget
  • From Costing to Budget: Interpreting Variances (Variance Analysis)
  • Integrating Continuous Improvement into Variance Analysis
  • Problems, Case Study and Exercises

Control Systems and Performance Measurement

  • Financial and Non-Financial Measures of Performance
  • Designing an Accounting-Based; Performance Measure
  • Economic Value Added (EVA)
  • Return on Investment (RIO)
  • Strategic Performance Measurement: Balanced Scorecard
  • New Role for Managers and Management Accountants