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Some Great Educational Opportunities Headed Your Way

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*Seminars approved by the Society of Cost Management:  use the promo code SCM10 and receive a 10% discount on any course offered by IA Seminars. September 8 – 9, “Fixed Asset Accounting for Profit Maximization”, ARC Consulting Group, Minneapolis, MN September … Read More >

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Prequisites

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Prerequisites to the program are those skills that Cost Management professionals should possess just to start out in the profession and form the basis of any career. A quick look at the items that makeup the prerequisites are; Statistics, including … Read More >

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Professional Competencies

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What competencies and skills should a Cost Accountant have? The Institute of Management Accounting (IMA) sometime ago developed the Framework for Management Accounting. The Framework identifies attributes of Management Accounting and in association with the American Accounting Association developed a … Read More >

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SPOTLIGHT: Data Analysis

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Cost/Management Accountants, regardless of their proficiency with the technical aspects of the job, have to be able to convey those results to others. To be a true business partner, we must not only be able to present results of analysis … Read More >

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The Society of Cost Management Announces a New Partnership w/IASeminars & Special Membership Offer

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The Society of Cost Management, the first international professional association dedicated to Cost Measurement, Cost Management, and decision support, is partnering with IASeminars, a global provider of training on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), to offer our members a 10% … Read More >

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