Costing and Pricing

Invaluable for anyone responsible for accounts or setting pricing within a business, this short course is something we’re sure you’ll get true value from, in terms of real pound signs!

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Is this for you?

If you work in bookkeeping or accounts or are a small business owner and need to know how to charge out time for staff, how to calculate profit on a job, or project profit in the next year’s turnover, this course is for you.

Similarly, small business owners may find this particularly useful. For example if you’re a garage owner who needs to cost out parts and labour; a wholesaler struggling to make profit due to squeezes on margins; or a manufacturer trying to find the optimum price for their products, this course can help.

Award and Associated Qualifications

Awarded 6 CPD points upon successful completion

Start Date

Flexible

Study Type

In centre, online, or a combination

Training Type

course

Duration

6 hours

About this course

This is a very hands on, practical course in which we deal with real scenarios and help demystify some of the complexities around costing and pricing, so you get the best possible results.

Show your employer you get this, or make it count for your business and you’ll never look back!

 

We help you see how to be really focused on working smarter to generate more profit.

 

There are three lessons in our Costing & Pricing course. Below is a breakdown of what you'll cover in each lesson: 

Lesson One: What to consider when pricing a product, factors which affect the profitability of a business. Common price-setting strategies, factors which influence the customer’s decision to buy. Ways to check that the price is right, how increasing or decreasing selling price affects profit, ways to market and sell products, defining direct costs and indirect costs, recovering costs.

Lesson Two: Examples of a service business, identifying overheads of a typical service business, calculating a suitable hourly rate, defining fixed costs, variable costs and semi-variable costs, understanding the break-even point on a graph, formula to calculate the break-even point, limitations of break-even analysis.

Lesson Three: What ‘contribution’ is and how it is calculated, how fixed costs, variable costs, selling price and profit interact, using Excel to carry out appropriate calculations, how contribution theory can help to make business decisions, setting out and interpreting a marginal cost statement, understanding what is meant by ‘absorption costing’.

Aims and Objectives

A very hands on, practical course, we deal with real scenarios and help demystify some of the complexities around costing and pricing, so you get the best possible results.

We help you see how to be really focused on working smarter to generate more profit.

Pre-Requisites

There are no specific pre-requisites required to start this course. 

Finance Options

Wherever possible our training is tailored to your needs. The cost of our training programmes depend on the course(s) you choose and varies according to duration and breadth. Rest assured we have a number of payment options available to ensure the cost of training is affordable and can be worked alongside your other financial commitments. Common ways people fund their training include: - 

 

Self-Funded: 

  • Flexible payment plans to help you spread the cost* available at many of our centres;
  • You could opt to pay upfront.

 

 

Company Funded:

Requesting funding from your employers needn’t be a daunting task. Many employers support and encourage their employees with their professional development and consider it a worthwhile investment to fund any training required.

What we can help with:

  • Providing a comprehensive training programme outlining learning outcomes
  • Tailored personnel letters
  • Communication with finance departments to arrange payment options (upfront or payment plan*).

* Terms and Conditions apply. Speak to a Course Advisor for full information on the options available to you.

 

 

Career Path

A great course to take if you're keen to progress your career to Events Manager, Events Assistant, Marketing Manager, Marketing Assistant or Project Manager.

Costing and Pricing Course Training Centres

Location Address Region
Carlow Pitman Training Carlow, Wexford Road Business Park, Carlow Town Enquire &
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Cork Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork Enquire &
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Dublin Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin Enquire &
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Dundalk Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth Enquire &
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Galway Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway Enquire &
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Kerry Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry Enquire &
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Limerick Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick Enquire &
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Maynooth Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth Enquire &
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Mullingar Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, Enquire &
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Naas Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas Enquire &
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Sligo Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo Enquire &
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Swords Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin Enquire &
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Wexford Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Enquire &
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Waterford Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford Enquire &
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Laois Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, Enquire &
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Carlow
Pitman Training Carlow, Wexford Road Business Park, Carlow Town R93 K260
Cork
Pitman Training Cork, Unit 4, Airport East Business & Technology Park, Cork T12 KW88
Dublin
Pitman Training Dublin, 3 Westland Square, Pearse Street, Dublin D02 N567
Dundalk
Pitman Training Dundalk, First Floor, Ramparts Shopping Centre, The Ramparts, Dundalk, Co Louth A91 R820
Galway
Pitman Training Galway, Centrepoint, Liosban Business Park, Tuam Road, Galway H91 RYD2
Kerry
Pitman Training Kerry, 2nd Floor Davcon Building, Monavalley Business Park, Tralee, Co. Kerry V92 XY58
Limerick
Pitman Training Limerick, Unit 8 Chapel Court, Cathedral Place, Limerick V94 F6K2
Maynooth
Pitman Training Maynooth, Unit H 11 - First Floor, Maynooth Business Campus, Straffan Road, Maynooth W23 R9V4
Mullingar
Pitman Training Mullingar, Castle House, Castle Street, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath, N91 Y896
Naas
Pitman Training Naas, Monread Shopping Centre, Monread Road, Naas W91 YR12
Sligo
Pitman Training Sligo, Abbey House, JFK Parade, Sligo V94 YH6Y
Swords
Pitman Training Swords, Chamber Buildings, North Street, Swords, Co.Dublin K67 A347
Wexford
Pitman Training Wexford, Unit 10, Westpoint Business Park, Clonard, Wexford Town Y35 YX60
Waterford
Pitman Training Waterford, Unit 630C, Northern Extension, IDA Business Park, Cleaboy Road, Waterford X91 HY58
Laois
Pitman Training Laois, Kea-Lew Business Park, Mountrath Road, Portlaoise, Co Laois, R32 W0DT

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