The IMA's Framework for Managerial Costing

When:  Sep 18, 2018 from 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Grand Rapids Chapter

Please register today for the September 18, 2018 IMA lunch meeting where Douglas T. Hicks, CPA from D.T. Hicks & Co will present "The IMA's Framework for Managerial Costing".  The deadline to register is end of day Thursday, September 13. 

Managerial costing is reality based cost information used to enhance an organization's decision making processes and aid it in achieving strategic objectives



Douglas T. Hicks, CPA 

Douglas T. Hicks, CPA is President of D. T. Hicks & Co., a consulting organization he founded in 1985 that concentrates on the decision costing needs of small and mid-sized organizations. A graduate of the University of Michigan - Dearborn's School of Management, he is an active member of the Michigan Association of CPAs and the Institute of Management Accountants. In addition to being a long-time member of the IMA Detroit Chapter's Board of Directors, he also serves on the Advisory Board for the IMA's Center for Managerial Costing Quality and as an industry representative on its International Research Foundation Committee. In 1997, he was presented with the University of Michigan - Dearborn Alumni Association's Professional Growth and Scholarship Award in recognition of his work in the development of advanced cost measurement and management. 

Doug has spoken at over 150 MACPA conferences and seminars and, in addition to speaking at scores of local IMA Chapter and regional meetings, he has been a featured speaker at six of the IMA's annual conferences. In 1998, he was chosen by conference and seminar participants as the IMA's "Instructor of the Year."   He has authored scores of articles that have been published in a wide variety of professional and trade magazines including Journal of Accountancy, Manufacturing Engineering, Journal of Cost Management and Management Accounting. His first two books, Activity-Based Costing for Small and Mid-Sized Businesses: An Implementation Guide and Activity-Based Costing: Making it Work for Small and Mid-Sized Companies (both published by John Wiley & Sons) have sold over 15,000 copies worldwide and have been translated into four languages. His most recent book, I May Be Wrong, But I Doubt It: How Accounting Information Undermines Profitability is available at