Performance Management and Control

Discuss fundamental performance management and control systems.

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Analyze fundamental performance management and control systems, including structured measurement models, analytical techniques and system biases. Establish a firm grounding in proven measurement techniques while also addressing cost-benefit issues. Employ better performance measurement systems, challenging ineffective or inefficient metrics, and create a culture of planning, execution and accountability.

This class is available for university credit. Please contact Lynn Slattery at or 512.471.5893 for more information.

Finance & Accounting

Examine the processes and practices of accounting and finance to gain a robust understanding of the part you play.

Two-Day Concentrated Program

Registration begins at 8:00 a.m. and class runs 8:30 – 4:30 both days with a one-hour networking lunch included.

Austin, Texas

Enjoy proximity to the vibrancy of the campus and downtown Austin, and the innovative, business-friendly environment of the city.


  • Identify the elements of an effective performance management and control system
  • Evaluate the output of systems that report cost and profitability performance in a moderately complex operation
  • Implement a system of strategic and operational control including belief, boundary, diagnostics and interactive controls
  • Describe the operation of an effective master budgeting system
  • Analyze and interpret budget-actual variances and assess responsibility for them
  • Design a balanced scorecard performance management system for a business unit


  • Operational control
  • Performance management systems
  • Effective budgeting systems
  • Analysis of variances
  • Human dynamics of budgeting

Additional Information

CEUs: Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or CPEs for this course. A certificate of completion will be presented from Texas Executive Education.
Course Credits: 1.00
Hotel Information: Texas Executive Education classes qualify for discounted hotel room rates at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center on a limited basis. Discount code will be provided on the course materials page after class registration is complete.


Brian Lendecky

Brian Lendecky is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Accounting at The University of Texas at Austin. He joined the department in 2006 and teaches Financial Accounting, Cost and Managerial Accounting, and the Tax Practicum course, the latter winning a 2008 Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Perry and a 2011 Tower Award.

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Upcoming Sessions

Performance Management and Control (In-Person)

Price: $2,950.00


06/19/18 - 06/20/18


Rowling Hall W 20th St Austin, TX 78705

Brian Lendecky

12/11/18 - 12/12/18


Rowling Hall W 20th St Austin, TX 78705

Brian Lendecky