Profitability Is The Name Of The Game Webinar

The Game Webinar Presents: Profitability Is The Name Of The Game Join us May 19th at 6:00 p.m. “PROFITABILITY IS THE NAME OF THE GAME”



 Why are shareholders and the Board so concerned about profitability?

 What is the difference between profitability for the company versus

profitability for the shareholders?

 What strategies should you implement to reach your goal in


 Specific action plans?

 What level of profitability should we demand from a business?

 Is there a benchmark to compare with?

 What is the relationship between profitability and creation of

economic value (EVA®)?


This workshop is intended for owners, VP’s, directors and senior

managers of any area of the company, who are responsible to help achieve the

right profitability for the company and for the shareholder.

How are the VP’s of marketing influencing with their strategies in the profitability of the company? Are the directors of operations making the right decisions regarding their investments to help improve the creation of economic value?


This 3 hour workshop is intended for medium and top executives that

are interested in defining better strategies to achieve a higher level of

profitability in their businesses, both for the company and for the

shareholders, as well as a larger economic value creation. After all, profitability

is the name of the game. The lack of adequate profitability could eventually

lead a company to bankruptcy.


After this 3 hour workshop the participants will gain:

 a better understanding of the big picture

 tools for the analysis of their own business or business unit

 knowledge of how to improve the profitability measurement

 clear path to define a strategy to improve profitability

 benchmark to compare with and set goals for profitability

There are no prerequisites for this workshop. Have a simple calculator

with you during the workshop (no need of financial calculator at this point).


 The goal of a company

 Key elements in the investment and financing side

 What do you have to review on a balance sheet from a strategic point

of view?

 Capital employed or capital invested

 Key elements in the wealth generation side

 What do you have to review on an income statement from a strategic

point of view?

 Net operating profit after taxes (NOPAT)

 How do we measure profitability?

 Profitability from the company’s point of view

 Profitability from the shareholder’s point of view

 Which point of view is more important?

 How does leverage play in this?

 Limitations in these measurements

 The economic value creation (the EVA®)

 Relationship of profitability and economic value creation

 Strategies in business to achieve financial goals


3 hour session with a 15 minute break


Wednesday, May 19, 2022. Online Live Interactive Workshop using

Zoom platform. It can be taken from almost any place in the world.



  1. Business consultant and entrepreneur for more than 25 years.
  2. He established Acus Consulting in 1991.
  3. Expertise fields are corporate finance, strategy and economics.
  4. His services are business consulting, executive education and speaker.
  5. Some typical projects as a consultant are: investment project evaluation, project finance (PPP, P3), infrastructure projects, valuation of ongoing companies, financial and strategic analysis of companies, profitability analysis, measurement of the economic value added, cost analysis, financial modeling, financial planning.
  6. A large part of his professional activity is in the area of executive education in topics related with corporate finance and economics. He has trained in 8 different countries for close to 10,000 executives and entrepreneurs from more than 20 different countries in the last 25 years.
  7. Some of the workshops he teaches are: Finance for Non-Financial Managers (Financial Analysis and Business Strategy), Advanced Financial Analysis, Investment Project Evaluation, Foundations for the Analysis of the Economy, Measurement of Value Creation in the Firm (EVA®), and Cost Analysis for the Decision Making.
  8. He holds a Bachelor of Industrial Engineering, a Master of Economics, and an MBA with major in Finance.
  9. He has been a part time professor in two graduate business schools for 20+ years.
  10. He wrote and published a book of finance for business people in 1996.
  11. He has written more than 500 articles on finance, economics and business.
  12. His working languages are English and Spanish. He speaks basic French.
  13. Alberto lives in the Toronto Area, Ontario, Canada
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  15. Twitter: @acalva
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Great workshop, very valuable and inspiring. I would like to attend the workshop again………..Chiedozie Megwa

Each event is fantastic! I learn something new every time that will help me in my professional and personal life. I hope to be a regular in events. Mrigank Kabra

The workshop was very informative and well organized, covering the relevant topics and providing the right amount of content. The audience had adequate opportunity to ask questions to the speaker and interact with the fellow attendees. It was a workshop worth the time and cost. Look forward to attending the future workshops. Kul Makkar Director ITA Canada

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