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Performance Management and Control

UT Campus | $3,350


    Analyze performance management and control systems, including structured measurement models, analytical techniques, and system biases to discover impact on the behaviors of your team. Establish a grounding in proven measurement techniques while addressing cost-benefit issues. Employ better performance measurement systems to create a culture of planning, execution and accountability.

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What You'll Learn

Operational Control

  • Performance management systems
  • Identify the elements of effective performance management and control systems
  • Evaluate the output of systems that report cost and profitability performance in a moderately complex operation


Effective Budgeting Systems

  • Describe the operation of an effective master budgeting system
  • Analyze and interpret budget-actual variances and assess responsibility for them
  • Human dynamics of budgeting
  • Design a balanced scorecard performance management system for a business unit


Metrics Related to Performance

  • Analysis of variances
  • Effective performance metrics
  • What gets measured is what gets done
  • Challenge ineffective or inefficient metrics
  • Evaluate effective and ineffective KPIs your organization uses and discover how they affect the behaviors of your team, good and bad


Attending this Course

  • Individuals

    This course is appropriate for individuals who seek deeper understanding of financial concepts and how they relate to business operations.
  • Teams

    Organizations often send pairs or small teams, to support the launch of new initiatives.
  • Requirements & Credit

    There are no prerequisites for this course. Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course, as well as a certificate of completion. Our classes are available for university credit. Please contact us for more information.
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What I've learned at Texas Executive Education helped me to become a better, more attentive leader, and a better manager for my team and business. It's helped me understand nuances and apply theory to real life situations I encounter every day.
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  • Brian Lendecky

    Brian Lendecky is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin. He joined the department in 2006 and teaches Financial Accounting, Cost and Managerial Accounting, and the Tax Practicum course, the latter winning a 2008 Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Perry and a 2011 Tower Award.

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  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.
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