CPAR Accounting & Financial Reporting

CPAR - 2018/November, Seg.03 - Getting the Lowdown on Lean Accounting

Course Overview
Many more enterprises are reaping the benefits of being "lean" in the past few years, including the concept of identifying and eliminating the non-value-added activities associated with running a business. According to Nick Katko, an early pioneer of lean accounting as well as a CPA and president of BMA Inc., the management accounting to accompany lean activities is markedly different from what you are traditionally accustomed to providing.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Recognize what lean accounting is all about;
  • Identify the major characteristics of a value stream;
  • Recognize how lean is connected to target costing;
  • Identify the steps involved in adopting lean accounting.

Prerequisites/Advanced Preparation:

Work experience in financial reporting or auditing, or an introductory course in accounting

Speaker / Author:

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Price (USD)

Standard: $69.90


Course Code : CPAR1365-FM

Course Level : Update
Course Type : Self-Study
Length : 1hr 40min
Passing Grade : 70%
Field Of Study : Accounting

Format Type : eLearning
Mobile Compatible

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