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Essential tools for management accountants 

Essential tools for management accountants 

There’s no shortage of tools available to help management accountants define and manage their organisation's strategy, resources, customers and costs. How can CGMA designation holders decide which tools will truly help them drive performance and growth?

In this collection, we bring together the essential tools used by management accountants and outline how they can benefit the majority of organisations, regardless of size or sector. For each tool we’ve provided an analysis and review of its effectiveness as well as implementation tips and links to extra resources to further your knowledge.

But it doesn’t end there. Essential Tools for Management Accountants is by nature a collection that will change as methods and best practices evolve. Please bookmark this page and check back from time to time for additional content.

Governance and risk management

Strategic planning and execution

Performance management and measurement

Planning and forecasting

Product and service delivery

Value recognition


Mohamed Mehdi Bennani

thanks for providing these tools, it provides a structure on what to use under each situation.

Jun 24, 2013 6:43 AM
Danish Mohammad

Touching across all the vital management tools and providing overview  of each of them, this certainly is must go through. Thanks. Would appreciate if a more detailed version with bibliography can be made available.

Jun 21, 2013 9:10 AM
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