Cost Identification and Management WEBCAST

Friday, July 22 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT

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1.0 Credits

Member Price $65.00

Non-Member Price $76.00


Identify and measure cost drivers and trends within your organization. In this webcast, you’ll learn how to evaluate which accounting practices can assist in managing your organization’s cost. Separate productivity from economies of scale. Review allocations, standards, and inventory practices. Identify cause-effect relationships. Measure changes in the mix of your costs. Incorporate lean concepts in your organization.


Accounting practices. Model building. Break-even analysis. Identifying cost trends.


Management experience in accounting, finance or operations.

Designed For

Owners, controllers, treasurers, financial officers, and other financial managers in organizations with less than $250 million in sales, accountants and finance professionals.


Analyze selected accounting topics and practices. Determine the uses of break-even analysis. Compare analytical techniques to improve the user’s ability to isolate and measure cost trends.






Leader Bios

Jennifer Elder

Jennifer Elder is a CPA, CMA, CIA, CFF with a Master’s in Organizational Leadership. She has worked in accounting and finance for the past 25 years in a variety of industries including manufacturing, residential construction and development, and angel investing. She spent five years in public accounting, seven years as the Accounting Department Chair of a community college, and the previous ten years in the role of CFO.

Recently, Jennifer started her own business, The Sustainable CFO, providing business consulting, on-demand CFO services, and business coaching services. Their target market is small and medium-sized businesses looking to improve their bottom-line and overall performance. In addition Jennifer teaches finance in the Green MBA program at Antioch University New England.

She is also a contributing writer for the National Association of Home Builders and TriplePundit, and a frequent presenter for the Maryland Association of CPA’s, the Institute of Management Accountants, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

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Non-Member Price $76.00

Member Price $65.00