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Activity Based Cost Modeling

NEW - Activity Based Cost Modeling

Authored by Douglas T. Hicks and sponsored by 3C Software

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

 

Pricing:

Members – $75

Non-members – $90

stamping machine

Stamping Cost Estimation

NEW - Stamping Cost Estimation

Authored by Keith Koehler

During this course you will learn about the basic concepts of stamping manufacturing process and costing methodology including:

  • Raw material
  • Types of material
  • Gross vs. net weight
  • Material costing
  • Stamping equipment
  • Stamping process
  • Process cost
  • Stamping tooling cost
  • Post stamping finishing
  • Packaging
  • Specialty equipment
  • Freight and duty
  • Development costs

 

Pricing:

Members – $50

Non-members – $65

Introduction to TRIZ

NEW - Introduction to TRIZ value and cost optimization methodology

Authored by John Borza

During this course you will learn about Inventive Problem-Solving for Value and Cost Optimization

  • Why we need such a tool
  • Left Brain Thinking
  • Right Brain Thinking
  • Engaging the whole brain
  • Psychological Barriers
  • How to break psychological inertia

 

 

Pricing:

Members – $50

Non-members – $65

Currently in Development

Forging Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for forging

Electronics Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for electronics

Sustainability Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for sustainability

We are currently looking for experts to build training modules. Please contact us if you’re interested in contributing.

Cost estimating experts provide training for various manufacturing processes.

Molding Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for molding

Machining Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for machining

Sand Casting Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for sand casting

Die Casting Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for die casting

Custom Assembly Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for custom assembly

Powder Metal Forming & Sintering Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for powder metal forming & sintering

Electroplating Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for electroplating

Painting Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for painting

Additive Manufacturing Costing Training

Expert cost estimating training for additive manufacturing

Business Case Model

Expert training of how to develop business cases and models

Cost Optimization

Expert training on cost optimization techniques and methodologies