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Date October 23, 2020 Time 9:00 am - 11:30 am Chapter Nova Scotia Place Virtual Session Cost $25

Optimize Your Budgeting Process & AGM

Optimize Your Budgeting Process

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The goal of this session is to analyze and understand why many public sector organizations are not satisfied with their budgeting process, examine what are the key design factors that have to be addressed in order to adapt the budgeting process to your organization reality, and then review the steps of the process itself and discuss some best practices that will help you get more of the people involved.

The session will be an excellent starting point for anyone who wants to analyze and pose a diagnostic on key design aspects of their budgeting process and acquire a few optimization tips to bring back to their organization.

Speaker: Sébastien Boivin, CPA, CMA, Senior Manager – DECIMAL

Driven by the desire to help organizations enhance their financial performance, Sébastien has over 13 years of experience in optimizing budgeting processes and implementing budgeting tools throughout various governmental organizations such as the City of Quebec, Retraite Québec, Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec, Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec, and many more. He has published numerous articles, webinars and acted as a speaker on many financial performance related conferences, and is a sought-after advisor on the subject by many officials.

Sébastien delivers training for CPA Quebec on budgeting and costing, and has been very active on CPA Quebec’s Board of Directors over the last 15 years, where he acted as President from 2016 to 2018. He won the “CPA Emergence Award” by CPA Quebec in 2015 which recognized his exceptional contribution regarding the advancement of the profession.


Nova Scotia Chapter AGM

The Nova Scotia Chapter of FMI will be holding its AGM immediately following this online event. We encourage members to stay on for a short presentation by the Chapter President and Treasurer about the previous year and this year upcoming agenda. We will also be voting on this year’s Board of Directors nominations. We are actively looking for additional Board members so if FMI is an organization you would like to help support by volunteering one hour/month of your time, we would love to have you join us. Please contact Mike Haley, President at mhaley@landmark.ca or 902-499-5425.