CACMLE Management Courses

213-Online: Budget and Cost Accounting for the New Manager – Section 1 of “Management Concepts for the New Manager”


Contact Hours (Points): 5

Management practices can be a difficult concept for a person who is relatively new to a management position in a clinical laboratory. Unfortunately, many of us are promoted to the managerial role based on our technical abilities rather than our knowledge of management principles. The first month and in fact the first year or two can be a difficult learning experience for the new manager who is trying to understand budgeting and cost accounting It is hoped that this course will assist the manager, new and experienced, with some of the tasks that must be performed as a laboratory manager.

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Budget and Cost Accounting for the New Manager – Section 1 of “Management Concepts for the New Manager”

Self-Study 213 – Basic Level

Contact Hours (Points): 5

Written by Jean Holter EdD, MT(ASCP), CLS(NCA)

Published 2001. Reviewed 2011.

Laboratory management is a field that utilizes a variety of techniques and requires an understanding of various concepts. The goal of this course is to review some basic management concepts to assist the new laboratory manager in understanding these in order to be able to complete the management activities relating to cost accounting and budgeting.

Upon completion of this course the participant will be able to:
1. Describe the budget process
2. Calculate a simple cost analysis
3. Differentiate between direct and indirect costs and fixed and variable costs
4. Calculate a break even point

Online – 213: Course Taken Online: $60.00 BUY NOW

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