The Art and Science of Cost Savings

1 Day


Cohort-based Course

Proven FP&A tactics for smart cost-cutting without layoffs.

Course overview

Your company needs to cut costs - and it's your job to come up with ideas.

But you don't want to lay people off.

And you don't know where to begin, because you need to save costs without harming your growth.

I’ve been there. And I’ve implemented solutions at P&G, Unilever, and Squarespace that work.


You’ll finish this 2-hour-long workshop with cost-saving ideas that you can implement right away - or you'll get a full refund. 

Who is this course for


Business leaders who need to find new ways to reduce their expenses.


Finance professionals who are tasked with providing cost-cutting ideas.


Anyone who wants to make their company more cost-efficient without laying people off.

What you’ll get out of this course

Tactics to identify saving opportunities
  • Driver-based ROI analysis
  • People cost saving ideas without layoffs
  • Zero Based Budgeting as a savings tool

Process improvement frameworks
  • Automation best-practices in Excel
  • Make-or-buy analysis
  • Bottleneck analysis
A process to make savings stick
  • Root cause analysis
  • Anchoring change
  • Single-source-of-truth reporting

What people are saying

        Christian is clearly a passionate and knowledgeable teacher. He has created an engaging and very informative course! [review of FP&A Bootcamp]
Caitlyn Z.

Caitlyn Z.

Finance Manager at Convertkit
        The slides were very clear, and the breakout sessions made the materials stick.Would 10/10 recommend this class to anyone interested in enhancing their professional development in finance and beyond! [review of FP&A Bootcamp]
Hannah S.

Hannah S.

Investor Relations at Carta
        There is a lot of value in gaining the insights of a seasoned veteran. This course delivers without a huge time commitment. [review of FP&A Bootcamp]
Patrick D.

Patrick D.

VP of FP&A at Xpansiv

Meet your instructor

Christian Wattig

Christian Wattig

Christian held various FP&A and leadership roles at Procter & Gamble, Unilever, Squarespace, and Datarails. During this time, he has been responsible for career development, coaching, and daily tasks of over 20 direct reports. 

Christian discovered his passion for teaching when he led the Finance Learning and Development team at Unilever, creating Finance courses for his colleagues.

To continue to develop his own skill set, Christian earned his MBA at NYU Stern School of Business, specializing in Leadership and Change Management.

Christian is also the instructor of "FP&A Bootcamp", a top 3 bestselling course on Maven. He has 200+ happy students and 25k+ followers who learn from him on LinkedIn.

Workshop Logistics

Length: 2 hours
  • Friday, February 24th

    11:00am - 1:00pm EST

  • Live via Zoom

Your investment is 100% risk-free

Your investment is 100% risk-free

If you attend the workshop, actively participate, and still don’t find the content valuable, we’ll happily refund your full payment until 7 days after the end of the course.

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Active hands-on learning

This is a live Zoom workshop where you’ll apply concepts right away and leave with a list of ideas.

Interactive and project-based

You’ll be interacting with other learners through breakout rooms and project teams.

Learn with a cohort of peers

Get access to a private online community of like-minded people who want to learn and grow alongside you.

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