Tap into the Power of Numbers with Dollar$ & Ȼents


There’s real power in numbers. School nutrition directors know that certain numbers are the key to understanding and comparing different schools’ breakfast and lunch programs performances and guide future strategic and operational goals. Wouldn’t it be great if there was an easy way to know what Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) could really make a difference? Wouldn’t it be even greater if there was an easy way to train managers how to calculate them?

Well, now there is! SNA’s new Dollars & Cents of Financial Management video tutorial training series has been developed by the SNA Financial Management task force as a train-the-trainer series on five KPIs teachable to school nutrition managers from their directors.

SNA’s Financial Management task force, comprised of experienced directors, hand-picked these five KPIs to maximize daily cost efficiencies:

  • Analyzing Participation Data (ADP)
  • Meal Equivalent Conversions (MEQ)
  • Meals Per Labor Hour (MPLH)
  • Cost to Produce a Meal (CPM)
  • Break-even Point Analysis (BEP)

You can take the modules yourself first, and later use the provided materials to make teaching staff a breeze. Each one-hour KPI module includes a:

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

Take the first step in aligning your school nutrition programs to maximize efficiencies and experience the difference using numbers to make informed decisions can make. Head to SNA’s new Training Zone to purchase Dollar & Cents of Financial Management.

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