Training - Budget management and cost control

June 08, 2017


Course objectives:

- Budget Management and cost control: How to improve the performance of an Organization?
- Budget and Decision making: Understanding the costs and the pricing
- Budgeting : the process Providing rigorous tools and approaches to measure the effectiveness of expenditures
- Follow up of budget realization and improvement: Accounting for control
- Capital budgeting and Investment decision

Who should attend?

General Managers, Directors, Top Executives and Experienced Managers
Business Managers, Department Heads & Line Managers
Sales & Marketing Managers
Accountants, Corporate Treasury Managers
Professionals of any department involved in the budget process
Any staff with a non-financial background looking to learn the fundamentals of budget and cost control

Course outline:

More than ever, Executives and managers have to understand how their decisions affect costs and how understanding costs and managing them properly is the way to success in an organization. This one day training “Budget Management and cost control” teaches the basics of financial reports, but above all the fundamentals of management accounting which is considered as the tool to enhance executives and managers ability to take adequate decision in an ever-changing environment. After understanding the basics of management accounting and its link with financial accounting, participants will be explained how to build budgets and implement cost control systems in a company. In the last part of the session, participants will become familiar with the understanding and use of financial accounting information in capital investment decisions.
The training is based on case studies in order for participants to become familiar with the basic guidance behind budgeting, cost control, valuation and financing of projects. Participants will understand how to build a Master budget and reconcile it with financial statements and beyond that how strategic decisions are linked with the quality of information that will support these strategic plans and decisions made in the company.



François BERNARD

François has more than 35 years experience in providing audit services and due diligence assistance to multinationals of different industries including manufacturing companies. François started to work in China in January 1995 when his firm RSM Salustro Reydel established a Representative office. In 2000, RSM Salustro Reydel entered into a joint venture with a Chinese CPA firm. In 2005 his firm joined KPMG France and François was seconded to KPMG China as Partner until end of 2008. In February 2009, Francois launched FJA & Partners. Initially, the company did focus on financial and risk management services. In 2010, based on corporations request for training, FJA & Partners started a new business line dedicated to training in Finance and related matters. François was appointed in April 2015 by the Executive Office of RSM International member of the RSM Global team in China to advise, exchange and develop mutual understanding and business opportunities with the Chinese representative, largest Chinese CPA firm, of RSM Global in China.
Graduated from ESSEC Business School (France), François has a Master’s degree in Business Law from Paris II Panthéon Assas University (France). Before coming to China permanently François had been in charge of the financial audit course in his Business school (MBA program) for eight years. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.


June 8, 2017



9:00 - 17:30


2200 RMB / Members

3300 RMB / Non members

* Price including 6.72 % VAT, includes course materials.

Minimum number of attendees:



Certificate of Completion is provided.


European Chamber Beijing Chapter, 4th Floor, Office C411A, Lufthansa Centre,
No. 50 Liangmaqiao Road, Chaoyang District, Beijing





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