Activity Based Cost Modeling Training


The Activity Based Cost Modeling training is now available! Developed specifically for SPCEA by a renowned author and consultant, Douglas T. Hicks, it is an amazing tutorial on cost modeling.

During this course you will:

  • Learn the critical difference between Cost Accounting and Managerial Costing
  • Discover why the traditional, direct labor-based cost model just doesn’t work anymore
  • Understand why “Causality” is the most critical factor in effective cost modeling
  • Discover a “Conceptual Framework” for creating a manufacturing firm’s cost model
  • Understand why customer costing is as important as product costing
  • Learn to use “Causality” to both predict costs and assign them to processes, products, and customers
  • Understand how accounting’s historical, financial costs must be converted to future, economic costs for effective decision-making
  • Learn how “Causality” can be used to model unique costing situations


Members – $200

Non-members – $250