Business Acumen in Today’s Uncertain Climate


  • Written by SISFU Marketing

SISFU Short Courses

Through our Business Acumen workshop, you will improve your judgment and decisiveness skills. Business Acumen is all about seeing the big picture and recognizing that all decisions no matter how small can have an effect on the bottom line. You will increase your financial literacy and improve your business sense.
Business Acumen will give you an advantage everyone wishes they had. The workshop will help you recognize learning events, manage risk better, and increase their critical thinking. Business Acumen has the ability to influence your whole organization and provide that additional edge that will lead to success. In today’s uncertain business climate, no organization can afford to be left standing still. Master Business Acumen to find stability, growth, and success today and tomorrow.


Module 1: Getting Started
Module 2: Seeing the Big Picture
Module 3: KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)
Module 4: Risk Management Strategies
Module 5: Recognizing Learning Events
Module 6: You Need to Know These Answers and More
Module 7: Financial Literacy (I)
Module 8: Financial Literacy (II)
Module 9: Business Acumen in Management
Module 10: Critical Thinking in Business
Module 11: Key Financial Levers
Module 12: Wrapping Up

About The Speaker

Dr. Victor C. Manabat is the Dean of the Southville Business School. He is also the Board Secretary and Executive Director of the Capital Markets Institute of the Philippines. He acquired his first baccalaureate degree – AB Communication Arts -- in San Beda College and worked for 13 years as a marketing and advertising executive in Ad agencies such as J. Romero and Associates and McCann Erickson Philippines where he handled the promotion of such consumer brands as Magnolia Ice Cream, Hope Cigarettes, Johnson’s Baby Powder, and many others.
In order to further enrich his knowledge, our speaker enrolled at the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila to acquire degree Bachelor in Business Management and then from there finished his MBA and Doctor in Business Administration education from the same school. He has been teaching Marketing and Marketing Research in St. Paul’s College, Manila, and the University of the Philippines in Diliman and Los Baños. He was the Dean of the School of Business Administration of Saint Michael’s College of Laguna from 1995 – 2012. Dr. Manabat also serve as the Executive Vice President of the Philippine Association of Collegiate Schools of Business (PACSB) and previousl served as national President of the Philippine Council of Deans and Educators in Business (PCDEB).

Investment Cost:

₱1200 (Regular Rate)
₱900 (Corporate Rate – 3+ Participants)
₱600 (Student Rate)