27 February Western Cape Event: Calculate the Rate of Return on Investment of EA Programmes | EAPA-SA

TOPIC: “Calculating the Rate of Return on Investment of Employee Assistance Programmes”

This is a notice of a special meeting we are hosting and is brought to us by the Department of Social Work and Criminology of the University of Pretoria.


Date of Course:  Wednesday 27 February 2019 

Time:                 9:00 – 13:00

                          ending off with light finger lunch

Venue:              Metropolitan Health, du Cap – Building 6,

                           Mispel Street, Bellville


Lou Servizio and Flavia Pessoa from DMSG, Brazil –

Well-known experts in the fields of monitoring and evaluation and specifically Return on Investment in the EAP field.

Objective: Provide the necessary knowledge and skills to calculate the rate of return (ROI) on Employee Assistance Programs.

Who Should Attend:

  • EAP Providers
  • HR Personnel
  • Benefits Managers
  • Finance Department Managers
  • Procurement and Personnel Responsible for Purchasing EAP´s
  • Health Plan, Benefits Management and Brokerage Company Personnel

Topics to be Covered:

  • What are the cost savings associated with EAP ́s (reduction in productivity losses, accidents, turnover, insurance premiums and/or medical costs) and how to calculate each;
  • How to calculate the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) and Net Present Value (NPV) and how to apply each to investments in EAP ́s;
  • How to determine the effectiveness of EAP ́s and how to determine breakeven PEPM ́s, utilization rates, and effectiveness rates; and
  • How to quantify the financial benefit to employees in terms of savings in out of pocket provider expenses.

Additional information:

  • The course is sponsored by the Department of Social Work and Criminology, University of Pretoria
  • The course is hosted by Western Cape Chapter of EAPA-SA with Patrick Egan as contact person at thebrat@mweb.co.za
  • Registration fee of R 200 for non-members of EAPA-SA.
  • RSVP before 22 February to: thebrat@mweb.co.za
  • Directions to the venue will be mailed to registered delegates.
  • Please direct any administrative or logistical enquiries to – Patrick Egan
  • Contact person in terms of course contents: Prof Lourie Terblanche – lourie.terblanche@up.ac.za