CII - Total Cost Management Division



Improving 'Business viability of MSME' sector in India is an ongoing challenge. Complex factors like price-cost gaps, volume growth, product price point, BEP (Breakeven point), profit growth Vs revenue growth continue to challenge MSME sector.

CII TCM Division with its deeper understanding of MSME perspectives and business challenges, conceptualized TCM Maturity Model - MSME. The model addresses the MSME profitability growth through 'cost maturity improvement'.

Several benefits accrue from the model - enabling key business decisions like right product mix, customer mix, process cost optimization, mapping working capital clogs, make or buy decisions, good procurement practices and managing overall profitability of business.

The customized report post assessment provides a detailed action plan on 'profit improvement opportunities' across functions.

The model is the first of its kind in the world and CII holds an IPR (Intellectual Property Right)

  • Cost measurement and cost management of product and customer profitability
  • Mapping profit drains in the value chain of business
  • Improving 'process cost' in the plant operations
  • Improving 'cost ownership' in business
  • Creating MIS / Dashboards for cost corrections.

CII has an exposure to more than 300 companies - best business practices, tools and techniques and profit optimization methods. The benefits of TCM in MSME are improved procurement costs, efficient BOM, cost saving in plant operations and optimizing cost-to-serve customer.

The TCM model integrates internal efficiencies to cost structure improvement and connect to overall profitability improvement


The pre-read is now available. To download Click Here

An Opportunity for Consultants

Are you interestedin partnering us and make Indian MSMEs competitive? Here is an opportunity to join our expert panel of assessors.

If you are a practitioner / consultant, with in-depth experience in the areas of strategy, performance measurement & management, financial & cost management, business transformation�please reach us.

TCM Assessors are trained by CII on assessment approaches, methodology of assessment to deliver the best outcomes to the Organizations.

M Nagesh Babu
Principal Counsellor
+91 40 44185120
Sandeep Reddy Y
+91 96865 51124
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