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  1. 1. February 2023 BUSINESS REALITY CHECK Charting the Course for your Business
  2. 2. Business Reality Check • Economic and Industry Analysis • Strategic Direction • Governance • Management • Track Record & Financial Analysis • Company Valuation • Environment & Sustainability
  3. 3. Economic and Industry Analysis Benefits to be obtained from this section • Empower businesses to base their decisions on the macroeconomic situation • Identify the direction your industry is heading • Facilitate comparability between companies within that industry • Identify whether your company is thriving or lacking behind competitors. Analysis in this section • Macroeconomic analysis • Economic forecasts • Detail industry analysis • Industry benchmarking • Linking the economic context to business performance
  4. 4. Strategic direction Benefits to be obtained from this section • Understand your business better • Address weaknesses • Deter threats. • Capitalise on opportunities • Take advantage of your strengths • And develop business goals and strategies toward success. Analysis in this section • Help businesses gather a strategic mindset, to stop just having an operational mindset, and give planning the priority it serves. • Help businesses understand what their real strength and weaknesses are and also link the opportunities and threats from the external environment. • Help businesses to determine the company’s objectives and priorities and how it should plan to accomplish them.
  5. 5. Assessing Governance Benefits to be obtained from this section • Efficient processes • Smooth running operations • Good reputation • Clarity • Financial sustainability • Clear strategic direction and objectives • Effective response to changes in the external environment Analysis in this section • Corporate Structure • Relationship between Board of Directors (BOD) and Ownership • Assessing Company’s Strategy • Attitudes towards Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
  6. 6. Assessing Management Analysis in this section • Attitudes Toward Strategic Planning • Attitudes Toward Risk • Attitudes Toward Growth • Management Attitudes towards Objectives • Attitudes Toward Execution (Responsibilities) • Training needs analysis Benefits to be obtained from this section • Ensure that the management hold the right attitudes and qualities to successfully execute any strategic plans. • Effective employee management strategies will benefit the company as it will: • Strengthen employee retention, thus lower the cost in relation to employee turnover. • Keep employees productive and successful, thus increasing the company’s profitability. • Foster a positive work environment • Ensure an exceptional working experience • Deliver a Training Needs Analysis to provide what skills gaps are needed for management to perform well
  7. 7. Business Track Record & Financial Analysis Analysis in this section • Previous Statements • Budget vs. Actual • Key performance indicators (KPIs) • Financial Trends • Net Cash Flow at Different Stages • Financial outlook/forecasts Benefits to be obtained from this section • Better debt management • Better cash flow management • Reduce risk exposure • Improve supplier relationship management (if any) • Help owners to identify the best possible investment opportunities
  8. 8. Company Valuation Analysis in this section • Financial Forecasts • Weighted Average Cost of Capital (WACC) • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) • Trading multiples • Peer comparable • Change in value over recent years Benefits to be obtained from this section • Measuring year-on-year company growth and building comparative data • Compare the business against the industry benchmarks • Can prepare the business for sale and establishing a sale price • Help the company secure investment and funding
  9. 9. Reduced utility consumption & costs Demand for eco-friendly goods Green company reputation Potential for investors Grant schemes Tax benefits ENVIRONMENT & SUSTAINABILITY
  10. 10. STEP 1: PROCEDURES
  12. 12. STEP 3: SOLUTIONS
  13. 13. Governance Management BUSINESS REALITY CHECK Direction Valuation Financials Sustainability Economy
  14. 14. To improve is to change; To be perfect is to change often. Winston Churchill
  15. 15. Kurt Muscat, EMCS Yasmin Schembri, AIS BUSINESS REALITY CHECK Assess – Implement – Improve

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  • Intro
  • Different
    First step – resources & waste
    Risks & opp
  • Benchmarking
    Issues – landfill & fossil
  • Best solutions – digital
    Smart buildings & EMS
  • Problem-solving – fire
    Full & holistic
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    Adapting & BRC