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Cost Management SIG

The Cost Management SIG was restarted in September 2007 as a Subcommittee of the Discrete Manufacturing SIG, and in late 2010, became the OAUG Cost Management SIG. Monthly webinars are held on a variety of topics, ranging from practical advice on using Oracle Cost Management, solving complex cost accounting issues, showcasing new products and collaborating to help each other do more with the Oracle Applications.

Webinar sessions are free, one hour duration and are held on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Join now (see Membership page) to receive information on the Webinars.


  • Promote understanding of Cost Accounting and how Oracle Cost Management can help people get their job done
  • Create an active group of people interested in helping each other with cost related issues
  • Enlist the participation for Oracle Cost Development and other Oracle Development groups to increase the understanding of Oracle Development
  • Compile a list of solutions for common costing challenges (designs, workarounds, sql, etc.).

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    We were unable to record this webinar, however here is a similiar presentation provided by Oracle.


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