Operational Transfer Pricing

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The Operational Transfer Pricing course takes participants through the entire operational transfer pricing lifecycle, describing key elements of an effective and full transfer pricing “end-to-end” process focusing on segmented profit and loss accounts, tangible goods and service charges. This course provides practical tools and approaches that can be immediately applied across different industries.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to operational transfer pricing
  • Components of operational transfer pricing
  • Supply chain, segmentation and segmentation drivers
  • Tangible goods

Learning Objectives

After following the online course, a tax professional will

  • Identify the main drivers behind OTP and the process components covered
  • Assess the role of tax digitalization in OTP
  • Define the typical technology architecture and which components are part of an OTP tool
  • Indicate the importance of knowing the supply chains in order to properly segment data for OTP
  • Determine the role of governance, organization, process and controls in an efficient OTP
  • List the steps required for the tangible goods price setting, monitoring and adjusting processes
  • List the components of the service charges and cost allocation process lifecycle and typical timeframe

Delivery method and Core Study Time

Online (QAS self-study)

Operational Transfer Pricing consists of 5 online courses with video lessons of approximately 1 hour each, recommended reading materials and assignments to help apply knowledge in practice.  There will be assessments to test your overall understanding.

Field of Study


Who Should Participate

The course is open for all; however, it would be highly beneficial for:

  • Tax lawyers from law/and or accounting firms
  • Tax/TP managers of law/accounting firms
  • Tax/TP managers/directors of MNEs
  • Finance manager/controllers/treasury managers of MNEs
  • Tax inspectors from tax administrations


No advance preparation is necessary. All required study material is provided within the online training.

Components of Training and Study time

The course is divided into 5 modules, that further consist of several submodules. Each module has following components:

  • Videos: 3-5 videos per module
  • Case-studies: 2 per module
  • Assignments and Assessments: 2 assessments for each specialised field
  • Reading material: for each module

The course must be completed within 2 months and can be followed and completed by dedicating a minimum of 5 hours of study per week. Study materials included in the course will be accessible for 2 months.

Continuing Professional Education (CPE)

International Online Tax Courses in many cases qualify for CPE credits pursuant to the rules of a number of professional associations other than those listed above. Participants are encouraged to check with their professional and/or national associations to determine eligibility in this respect.

International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of CPE on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Issues regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org. Recommended NASBA CPE credits for this course is: 8

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