CFOs & controllers: Build a Cost-focused Culture

4.5 (452)

Adrian Rochofski

3C Software

  • CPA
  • CMA
  • CGMA
  • CPA(Canada)
  • CIA

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  • What is culture? The Importance of culture in an organization5 mins
  • Role of Finance in establishing a culture7 mins
  • What is Cost culture?11 mins
  • Traits of the best cost cultures20 mins
  • How to build a Cost-focused culture?27 mins
  • Supporting cost-focused culture with technology - Examples43 mins
  • Rules of the road for making decisions in Cost-Focused culture49 mins

Course Description

Cost-cuts though provide once in a while solution to an entangled business, creating a cost-focused culture is the long term approach that businesses can target instead. In the popular opinion, the cost control is a function of management. However, to deliver effective cost controlling a behavioral commitment and provision & understanding of necessary cost information is vital.

This webinar is aimed to provide an understanding of what a cost-focused culture is and how businesses can implement it. It will provide insights as how you can use best-in-class finance teams catapulting costing and cost transparency to transform leaders’ ability to making effective decisions. This webinar will be an attraction if you are struggling with the lack of ERP costing capabilities or overwhelmed with spreadsheets. It will also give ideas about building robust product costing culture.

Highlight of the webinar:

  • Understanding of a strong costing culture
  • Benefits of strong costing culture
  • Costing as a competitive advantage for identifying opportunities and enabling strategies
  • How to start on the path of better costing

This will be a very interesting subject for the CPAs, Accountants, Bookkeepers, and other Finance Professionals to support their clients. 

Learning Objectives

  • To identify what is a strong costing culture
  • To recognize how companies benefit from strong costing culture
  • To establish costing as a competitive advantage to identifying opportunities and enabling strategies
  • To getting started on the path to better costing by defining the rules, tools, & data involved

Who Should Attend?

  • Finance Pros
  • Bookkeeper
  • Accountant
  • CFO/Controller
  • Non Profit Pros
  • CPA - Small Firm
  • CPA - Mid Size Firm
  • CPA - Large Firm
  • CPA (Industry)
  • Auditors
  • Outsourced CFO





The webinar has provided a real practical value for me. The application of the webinar learnings are vast. I've learned so much from the Webinar. Also, being a part of myCPE 1 credit 1 meal initiative makes me proud.


Thanks for the engaging content!


It was a good class


Good overview of cost culture and vision.


Great class!


Great insight on how to change culture