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Supply Chain Competitiveness through Zero Based Costing

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Duration: 1 day
Timings: 10 AM – 5.30 PM
Dates: September 21, 2023
Programme Director: Prof. Rajesh Sikka
Mode: Hybrid
Fees: Online: Rs 6,000 + GST@18%
Offline: Rs 8,000 + GST@18%
Residential: Rs 13,000 + GST@18%

Programme Introduction:

Zero Based Costing is an approach towards costing for estimating costs ab-initio and assigning only actual costs for manufacturing a product or service. Such an approach enables companies to determine actual costs, thereby providing a tool to determine price for customers depending on organisational parameters.

Programme objective:

Major objectives of this program are to provide overview and approach for Zero Based Costing and enable participants learn methodology for doing Zero Based Costing.

Programme Content:

  • Overview of Zero Based Costing
  • Approach and methodology for Zero Based Costing
  • Zero Based Costing in Manufacturing & Service Industries
  • Identify potential areas/ products/ services for Zero Based Costing
  • Participants activity

Programme Methodology:

The program would be Instructor led with interactive sessions in each module. Discussions would involve active participation by all. Case studies would be discussed during the program. Individual activity by participants is designed to provide them opportunity to practice real scenarios for zero based costing.

Target Organizations:

All companies having Supply Chain partners, MBA graduates

Target Participants:

Supply Chain professionals working in any sector, and MBA graduates.

Programme Director:

Prof. Rajesh Sikka has extensive industry-wide experience working in leading global companies. He is Ph.D. (Management) from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi, Masters in International Business from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT), Delhi, B.E. from Delhi College of Engineering, Fellow member of The Institute of Cost Accountants of India. Dr Rajesh Sikka is a practitioner of Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Strategic operations across Automobile, ICT, Hi-Tech and Outsourcing/ Offshoring industries. He has successfully driven Digital Transformations, increased profitability and efficiency by optimizing and improving Operations and Supply Chain, strategic acquisitions. After his industry experience, Rajesh has been a visiting Faculty with Management Institutes bringing his expertise and wealth of industry experience into academia. He has been teaching Operations Management, Supply Chain Management and Strategy, and has also conducted several Management Development Programs for professionals. He also mentors and coaches Start-ups & budding Entrepreneurs, and provides advise on Intellectual Property related matters.

Corporate Group Discount:

One complimentary nomination for every group of three nominations from the same organization, i.e.,3+1 participants for the fee of 3 participants.

For registration/enquiries , please mail to or call at/+ 91 9166085159/+91 9810875278/+91-11-46485562 /41242477

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