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Costing and Pricing

The Costing and Pricing training course is available at the Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Inverness Pitman Training Centres or via Online Distance Learning through our Pitman Campus.

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

Course duration: 6 hours

CPD Points: 6

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Lesson One – Including: 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 – Including: 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 – Including: 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’

Individuals who need to know how to use pricing strategies and different pricing methods in order to set the right price for their service or product
To understand how to accurately cost and price products and services in order to help make a business profitable

Experience of Microsoft Excel

Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF)

Claim up to £15,000 for Training your employees

This fund provides Levy Paying Companies an opportunity to up-skill or re-skill Employees and in turn, support economic growth.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • You must be a Levy Paying Employer
  • The Company must be based or operate in Scotland, wholly or partially
  • Employees must reside in Scotland

For more information on applying for this funding, contact our Course Advisors by clicking below:

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A funded training opportunity is now available to those facing redundancy or those who have been made redundant from March 2020 onward.

The National Transition Training Fund aims to tackle the rise in unemployment caused by Covid-19 by offering short sharp training opportunities for people to learn in-demand skills.

If you are currently under threat of redundancy, or have been made redundant at any time from the 1st March 2020 and are aged 25 or over, you can access an industry recognised qualification to help you gain employment.

For further information on how to proceed then contact us referencing the course(s) you are interested in.

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