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Cost Accounting Overheads (Professional Course Level)

Learn basic to advanced concepts of Overheads (Indirect Expenses) in Cost Accounting
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In this course, you will learn about important topic in Cost Accounting called Overheads.

Overheads are basically expenses incurred on

Indirect Materials
Indirect Labour and
Indirect Expenses

which are not directly identifiable or allocable to a cost object in an economically feasible way.

So, overheads is a total of all Indirect Costs.

Overheads are incurred over
a) Various Products
b) Various Departments or Cost Centres and
c) Various heads of account.

In this course, you will learn about
a) Classification of Overheads
b) Methods of Segregation of Semi Variable Costs into Fixed and Variable
c) Objectives of Overheads Study
d) Departmentalisation
e) Allocation Vs Apportionment
f) Methods of Apportioning Common Expenses

This course is structured in self paced learning style.

Take this course to understand Basics to Advanced concepts in Overhead Costing.

Who is the target audience?
  • Accounting and Finance Executives
  • Accounting and Finance Students
  • Cost Accounting Students
  • MBA Finance Students
  • CA / CMA / CS / CFA / CPA Students
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What Will I Learn?
Understand Meaning of Overheads
Understand Classification of Overheads
Understand Methods of Segregation of Semi Variable Cost in to Fixed and Variable
Understand Objectives of Study of Overhead Costs
Understand Absorption Costing
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  • Basics of Accounting
  • Basics of Cost Accounting
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 19 Lectures Collapse All 19 Lectures 02:37:33
1 Lecture 03:56
Classification of Overheads
12 Lectures 01:12:24

Overhead by Functions

Overheads by Nature

Overheads by Element

Overheads by Controllability

Advantages of classification of fixed and variable expenses

Accounting and Cotnrol of Manufacturing Overheads

Steps in estimating and absorbing overheads

Allocation and Apportionment

Apportionment Methods of Common Expenses

Reapportionment of Service Department Overheads
Case Studies for Apportionment of Overheads
6 Lectures 01:13:13
Case Study on Direct Distribution Method

Case Study Step Method

Case Study Repeated Distribution Method

Case Study Trial and Error Method

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I am a Chartered Accountant with tonnes of passion for teaching.

I teach Financial Management & Strategic Financial Management for Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy and Company Secretary students in Ernakulam, India. I also hold Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration in Finance from Symbiosis, Pune and Bachelors in Commerce, from Loyola College, Chennai.

I worked in State Bank of India as Assistant Vice President - Credit for a period of four years after which i started my Chartered Accountancy Practice. During the stint in State Bank of India, I worked on credit proposals of Mid Corporate Units and gained good experience in Financial Analysis, Risk Assessment, Viability Study, Evaluating business models, Project Finance, Working Capital Management, etc.

I conduct work shops for Entrepreneurs, Chartered Accountancy / Cost and Management Accountancy Students on the topics like Project Finance, Credit Risk Assessment, Entrepreneurship Development, Finance for Non Finance Executives, etc.

I love teaching and i want fundamentals of accounting and finance to reach students and so i am here.

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