How To Cost When Local Currency Devaluates

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 1:00 pm till 2:00 pm · Zoom Webinar

About This LED Virtual Talk

The USAID-Lebanon Enterprise Development (LED) Project in collaboration with MAN Enterprise are pleased to invite you to participate in the LED Virtual Talks 2021: How To Cost When Local Currency Devaluates.

  • Do you want to get up to speed and understand how you should calculate your cost while having different currency exchange rates?
  • Do you want to understand the norm in reaching a breakeven point in a challenging environment? 
  • How about the new circular of the Decree 893 of the Ministry of Finance? 

For that, join us in our webinar to hear it from the expert and receive tips and tricks to navigate successfully through these tough times as well as find out how you can benefit from LED project’s technical assistance.


1:00pm – 1:10pm

Introduction to the Lebanon Enterprise Development

Fadi Naffah, LED Program Director at Berytech

1:10pm – 1:40pm

How to Cost When Local Currency Devaluates

Didier Sloukgi, Finance Director at MAN Enterprise

  • How to cost a product?
  • Costing in dual currency (Fresh & Local $)
  • Break-Even point
  • Decree 893 Ministry of Finance & its ambiguity

1:40pm – 2:00pm

Q & A and Closing Remarks

Meet The Speakers

Didier Sloukgi

MAN Group Finance Director

Didier held several top management positions in the Levant and the GCC of which Kettaneh Group, Northcorp and Schreder Middle East. He graduated in 1998 with a master’s in finance from Saint Joseph University and in 2004 with an International MBA
from Paris IX Dauphine, Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and Saint Joseph University.

Fadi Naffah

LED Program Director at Berytech

With 17 Years of International experience, Fadi works across multiple fields in developing entrepreneurship and today specialises in working with companies in the fields of Growth Strategy and Tech Innovation. He is also actively involved within the World Business Angels Investment Forum (WBAF), where he acts as both a business mentor helping start-ups in the five continents and as the WBAF Business School Secretary general for the Mentorship Department.

He is a business consultant on the Stanford Seed Transformation program, and Business Mentor with the European Business and Innovation Centre Network (EBN), The Purpose Alliance – Luxembourg, Mowgli Foundation – UK, Tony Elumelu Foundation – Africa and Askybird – Middle East. On top of being the Director of Lebanon Enterprise Development program at Berytech, the leading business and innovation centre in Lebanon.

Fadi was the Program Manager of Agrytech, the first Agri-Food Innovation Hub in the Middle East funded by the Dutch government. In the Agrytech portfolio, Fadi supported more than 40+ start-ups to validate in the market and scale-up and helped more than 30+ SME’s to integrated innovation in their value proposition.

Currently Fadi is the Lebanon Enterprise Development Program Director at Berytech, a program funded by USAID supporting SME’s to grow.

With an Executive MBA from ESCP Europe, backed by a Master of Engineering in Telecommunication and Computer Science, along with Project Management Certification (PMP) and Business Incubation Management certification, Fadi strive to make a difference by Helping Start-ups, Scale-ups, and SME’s delivering results.

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About the LED Virtual Talks

The USAID funded Lebanon Enterprise Development (LED) Project has launched a series of Virtual Talks for enterprises to learn how to sustain and expand their businesses during crises. 

LED Virtual Talks allow enterprises to tap into their potential to expand and grow from the comfort of their zones and provide them with the opportunity to stay up to date with global business trends

Need more info?

If you have any questions about the LED Virtual Talks, please email us on community@berytech.org, and we will get back to you.