Activity Based Management

Online Course on Activity Based ManagementActivity Based Management Online CPD Training Course

Activity Based Management (ABM) provides the information managers require for making the key decisions that boost business performance.

This includes information such as the true cost of making products, providing services and the costs of servicing customers.

It looks at which products, services and customers are profitable and which are not, as well as the level of resource required in future periods to make predicted volumes of products and provide planned levels of customer service.

Packed with detailed examples, drawn from practice, this course will help you to put these challenging ideas into practice in your own or your clients’ organisations.

4 hours of CPD, 120 days access for £75 less 10% discountFinancial Fluency Special Price £67.50
Use promo code FF101 at checkout to receive the Financial Fluency special price

At the end of this online CPD course you will be able to

• Measure and therefore identify opportunities to enhance product and customer profitability
• Plan resource requirements, improve processes and reduce output costs
• Use the data in the business to identify areas for financial improvement and model the outcome of different actions

This course is written for people working in the accounting and finance industry at all levels.

Key areas covered

• ABM in Context
• Flow of Costs
• Basic Principles of Building Models
• Undertaking an ABM Project
• ABM in the Real World


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Rating: 5 Stars for online course 100% of learners thought this course met their CPD needs
“ABM is not something I’ve ever worked with – covered it while doing an MBA 8 years ago. The course module has given me a much better understanding.”

“This is the first time I’ve used an on-line CPD course – I have another three to look forward to.”

“A very detailed analysis of ABM which was easy to follow.”

“There was a lot of detail for a 4 hour course. It met my expectation and more.”

“The layout continuously captures the attention of the reader, it is never boring!”

“I didn’t know what ABM was and this course has taught me its concept and application in the real world”

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Flexible learning

Learners take their own route through the topics covered in the course. They will learn at their own pace through a variety of interactive activities designed to accommodate a range of learning styles.

ABM framework
ABM organisation
ABM Materiality
Pre-project investigations
Selling ABM

Target audience for Activity Based Management

Accountants and finance managers in practice and in industry as well as any manager who is charged with achieving lower costs or higher margins. This is an ideal tool for analysis techniques used by sales, commercial, operations departments as well as shared and central services.

About the author of Activity Based Management

Brian Plowman Author of Activity Based ManagementBrian Plowman is a founding partner and managing director of Develin and Partners, a UK based management consultancy firm.

He has 30 years’ consulting experience and has specialised in the development of methods for Activity Based Management and Business Process Management.


He is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Management Consultant, a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consulting and author of several books in his specialist fields.

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Course Price and Features

4 hours of CPD, 120 days access for £75 less 10% discountFinancial Fluency Special Price £67.50
Use promo code FF101 at checkout to receive the Financial Fluency special price

• This course provides 4 hours of verifiable CPD
• You can access the course unlimited times for 120 days following purchase
• Full price = £75 (plus VAT) less 10% Financial Fluency discount = £67.50 (plus VAT)

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