Detailed programme

The programme 'Mastering costs & budgets' consists of three days:

Module 1: Costing Concepts

  • Key concepts such as variable and fixed costs, direct and indirect costs, differential and opportunity costs
  • Various techniques for cost calculations
  • What is contribution?
  • How to calculate actual, standardised and variable costs?

Module 2: From Full Costing to Activity Based Management

  • How do you distinguish relevant from irrelevant costs and yields?
  • What is Activity Based Costing (ABC)?
  • How does ABC help to proactively control cost?

Module 3: Budgeting

  • What is a budget?
  • Why do organisations use budgets?
  • How are budgets created?

You can follow this programme on its own or as part of the complete package ‘Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers’.

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When you come to Vlerick, you step away from your usual routine and gain a wider perspective. You discover how to tackle challenges, turn your knowledge into action and apply your skills in your workplace. You learn from faculty who are experts in their fields – and from a diverse group of peers. All these things help you become a confident, skilled professional, ready to succeed in business – and in life.

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