Events & Professional Development Calendar


Managing Financial Performance

8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Register by November 6, 2018

The session is designed to help employees/managers assess financial information to carry out planning operations, controlling activities, and make informed decisions. The focus of the content and examples will be on:

  • Cost-sales, volume-profit relationships, including break-even and operating leverage analysis
  • Margin analysis, considerate of direct and indirect costs and effective allocation of indirect overhead cost
  • How costs are used to prepare a budget and forecast, including assessing the sensitivity of budget assumptions and a brief introduction to non-traditional budgeting methods
  • Budgeting controls, including an assessment of their cost vs. benefit and the concept of flexible budgeting
  • Effective decision-making with relevant cost data, including in-house vs. contract-out and special-order decisions

When you participate in this session, you will:

  • Calculate break-even and target sales volume as well as understand how cost structure allows small percentage sales growth to contribute to larger percentage profit growth
  • Understand the budget process and use different methods of budgeting and forecasting
  • Explore current non-traditional budget processes
  • Understand the concept of relevant costing when considering decision on in-house vs. contract-out and special-order scenarios

All participants will also receive an e-book containing slides and explanatory notes, as well as templates.

About the Presenter

Frank SaccucciFranco (Frank) Saccucci is a tenured faculty member at MacEwan University and an adjunct lecturer with the University of Alberta's Executive Education. He has made numerous presentations in Canada as well as a few in the United States and Europe. His presentations include academia, industry, professional associations and government. To date, he has four publications and two in-progress. Prior to his more than 20 years as an educator, researcher and author he enjoyed 12 years of industry experience. He is a past recipient of the MacEwan Distinguished Teaching Award. His academic qualifications include a B. Comm. (1983) and a MBA (1986).


APEGA Calgary Office

2200 Scotia Center

700 2nd Street SW

Calgary, AB T2P 2W1


November 13, 2018


8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Franco Saccucci, MBA, B.Comm,


Professional Member: $305

Member-in-Training: $205

Non-Member: $355


Group and company discounts apply. Every third registrant on the same form gets 50% off.

Eligible PDH


Registration Deadline

October 6, 2018

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