SNA’s new “Dollars & Cents of Financial Management” video tutorial training series has been developed by the SNA Financial Management task force by directors for directors. This series provides training materials on a variety of financial Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for you to offer this training to your staff.
This training is not intended for State conferences.

KPIs Included in the Series

  1. Analyzing Participation Data (ADP)
  2. Meal Equivalent Conversions (MEQ)
  3. Meals Per Labor Hour (MPLH)
  4. Cost to Produce a Meal (CPM)
  5. Break-even Point Analysis (BEP)

Each Module Includes

  • Trainer Guide
  • Trainer PowerPoint
  • Participant Workbook
  • Case Study
  • Excel Calculator
  • Quiz
  • Certificate of Completion

Learning Objectives

  1. Describe goals of SNA’s new Dollar & Cents of Financial Management Series.
  2. Outline main components of training series to allow District Directors to train staff on 5 Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).
  3. Demonstrate how to train staff with one full module as an example.

Earning CEUs

  • SNA CEUs: 5.00 (1 CEU per Module)
  • Key Area 3000: Administration
  • Key Topic 3300: Financial Management
  • Subtopic 3320: Establish and document appropriate accounting procedures for all revenues and expenses, ensuring that all procedures comply with Federal, State, and local regulations and Administrative Review.

CPEUs for RDNs and NDTRs

  • Activity Number: 147707

Suggested Performance Indicators

  • 13.3.2 Implements a reliable system for budgets and financial record maintenance that adheres to generally accepted accounting principles.
  • 13.3.7 Demonstrates understanding of payment and reimbursement models and their financial impact.

Suggested Learning Need Codes

  • 7080: Financial Management
  • 8110: School Foodservice

CPEUs: 1.00
CPE Level: 
1, 2, 3
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