Berytech Special Workshops: Crisis Management for MSMEs

November 26, 2019 at 2:00 pm
Till: December 9, 2019 at 5:00 pm
Saint Joseph University - Campus de l'innovation et du sport - Room CS1.61 (Block C, SS1)

In our drive to contribute to the Lebanese entrepreneurial ecosystem and help MSMEs better manage their companies during crisis, Berytech will deliver a set of four Crisis Management Workshops in November and December 2019.

These workshops are free and open to all entrepreneurs and MSMEs owners as well as their teams. They will be followed by one-on-one coaching sessions with experts to customize the crisis management plan to the specific risk areas facing each company.


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Workshops Details

The 4 workshops are scheduled from 2:00pm to 5:00pm at Saint Joseph University – CIS Campus – Damascus Street (map).


Tuesday, November 26, 2019 | Managing your venture’s cash-flows during crisis

The workshop will cover the foundations of setting the right financial management reporting with a focus on cash-flow forecasting and management during crisis. We will discuss the best ways to identify your cash-flow gaps and the most appropriate solutions to address these critical gaps. An essential skill in times of crisis. 


Monday, December 2, 2019 | Developing your crisis and risk management plan

The workshop will address the most effective ways to design, develop, implement and review your company’s risk management framework. We will list the key risk areas facing your company, we will prioritize these risks, we will map them and develop a contingency plan for the most critical risk areas. Another essential skill to master during turbulent times.


Thursday, December 5, 2019 | Aligning your people and your customers during crisis

Failure to align your employees and your customers in times of crisis might result in severe value destruction. This workshop will present a crisis management model to better align your people and your customers. We will apply the model to a case study and adapt it to your company’s specific challenges.


Monday, December 9, 2019 | Effective communication and governance during crisis

Developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing communication plan is a must in times of crisis. We will share the foundations for effective communication in turbulent times and present two real case studies of Lebanese SMEs who are adapting their communication plans to the needs of their respective stakeholders.

One-on-one coaching sessions

These workshops will be followed by one-on-one coaching sessions with experts who will help you and your leadership team in customizing the Crisis Management Plan to your specific risk areas.

It will be a pleasure reviewing the risk management challenges facing your company and working with you and your team to strengthen your risk governance foundation building on best-practices gathered over the past 30 years working with MSMEs around the world. This advisory service is offered by Berytech as part of our Business Support Services to the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country.

About the expert

Constantin Salameh is a Senior Investment Advisor with Berytech and a member of the Investment Committee for Berytech Fund I and Berytech Fund II. He funds and sits on the board of several companies in the EMEA region. He holds engineering degrees from King’s College and MIT and an MBA from Stanford University.