Seminar in English

Applied Controlling

Instruments — Controlling Tools — KPIs

This seminar focuses on real-life controlling processes and instruments. Based on cases, the participants get the necessary skillset to understand the usefulness of controlling in business strategy and in managerial decision-making. After attending this seminar, you will understand the objectives and subject-specific terminology of controlling and you are able to apply specific controlling instruments for analyzing, evaluating, problem-solving and managerial decision-making. Also, you will become aware of controlling challenges in different business models.


Controlling Basics

Controlling objectives and functions

Subject-specific terminology

Overview of controlling processes, instruments and interfaces

Operating Controlling Instruments/Day-to-Day Controlling Toolbox

Business analysis with financial accounting data

Decision-based cost accounting reports and tools

Cost structure and KPI analysis

Customer and sales reports, management and business unit reporting

Planning, forecasting and cost variance analysis

Strategic Controlling Instruments


ABC Analysis

Portfolio Analysis

SWOT Analysis

Business cases

Controlling and Digitalization

Recent developments and important terminology

Impacts on operating and strategic controlling processes

Online Learning Platform

Once you have registered, you will be able to access your online learning platform, including extra materials for consolidating what you have learned.


You will

  • gain an understanding of controlling objectives and subject specific terminology,
  • be aware about the importance of controlling in business strategy, planning and analysis,
  • be able to select and to apply useful controlling instruments,
  • become informed about controlling challenges and recent developments,
  • receive many practical recommendations, useful templates, benchmarks and real cases. 


Trainer input, cases, practice examples, practically-oriented group work, discussion.

Who should attend

Professionals from various divisions and business functions who do not have a controlling-specific education but increasingly take on controlling/management accounting tasks.

  • Customised for your needs
  • On-site for multiple employees
  • Save time and travelling expenses

Price on request.


Questions about a booking?

0761 898-4455

Booking Number
Training in English
2 days
Dates & locations
1. day: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
2. day: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Participation fee
€ 1.240,- excl. VAT
€ 1.475,60 incl. VAT
Die angegebene Teilnahmegebühr beinhaltet
  • ein gemeinsames Mittagessen pro vollem Seminartag,
  • Pausenverpflegung und
  • umfangreiche Arbeitsunterlagen.
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