Quick Lectures

Samples of shortened PriSim® lectures can be viewed from the list below.

Industry-specific lectures:

Strategy and Long-Term Planning Lectures

Strategic Concepts and Exercises

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of strategy and long-term planning. The videos present frameworks for analyzing the current state of the company and for planning for the future state of the company:

1. SWOT Analysis – Understanding the “As-Is”

2. MOST Strategic Planning Framework - Planning the “To-Be”

3. Moments of Truth Exercise

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Insurance Industry Finance Lectures

Financial Statements for Insurance Companies

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of financial reporting for insurance companies. The video reviews the three financial statements that insurance companies use to report on the performance of their business:

1. Income Statement — which gives detail regarding the last period’s Revenues, Costs, and Profits.

2. Balance Sheet — which gives detail regarding what the company’s assets, liabilities, and equity are at a point in time.

3. Cash Flow Statement — which gives detail regarding where the company obtained and used cash.

Watch a demonstration of our Insurance Financials Board Game!

Board Game Video-Demonstration – A Financial Perspective on Insurance Operations (YouTube)

Financial Metrics and Ratios for Insurance Companies

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of key financial ratios for insurance companies. The video reviews some common metrics that insurance companies use to gain insights into the effectiveness of their business, and the strengths, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities in performance.These ratios include: Combined Ratio, Loss Ratio, Expense Ratio, Premiums to Surplus, Return on Sales, and Return on Equity.

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Vehicle and Equipment Dealership Finance Lectures

Financial Statements for Vehicle and Equipment Dealerships

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of financial reporting for vehicle and equipment dealerships. The video reviews the three financial statements that dealerships use to report on the performance of their business:

1. Income Statement — which gives detail regarding the last period’s Revenues, Costs, and Profits.

2. Balance Sheet — which gives detail regarding what the company’s assets, liabilities, and equity are at a point in time.

3. Cash Flow Statement — which gives detail regarding where the company obtained and used cash.

Watch a demonstration of our Dealership Financials Board Game!

Board Game Video-Demonstration – A Financial Perspective on Dealership Operations (YouTube)

Financial Metrics and Ratios for Vehicle and Equipment Dealerships

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of key financial ratios for vehicle and equipment dealerships. The video reviews some common metrics that dealerships use to gain insights into the effectiveness of their business, and the strengths, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities in performance.These ratios include: Gross Profit Margin, Used to New, Inventory Turns, Finance and Insurance Penetration, Service Productivity, Efficiency, and Proficiency, Return on Sales, Return on Assets, Return on Equity, Total Asset Turnover, Financial Leverage, and Current Ratio.

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Aerospace and Defense Industry Finance Lectures

Financial Statements for Aerospace and Defense Companies

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of financial reporting for aerospace and defense companies. The video reviews the three financial statements that A&D companies use to report on the performance of their business:

1. Income Statement — which gives detail regarding the last period’s Revenues, Costs, and Profits.

2. Balance Sheet — which gives detail regarding what the company’s assets, liabilities, and equity are at a point in time.

3. Cash Flow Statement — which gives detail regarding where the company obtained and used cash.

Financial Metrics and Ratios for Aerospace & Defense Companies

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of key financial ratios for aerospace and defense companies. The video reviews some common metrics that A&D companies use to gain insights into the effectiveness of their business, and the strengths, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities in performance.These ratios include: Earned Value Management (EVM) Ratios – Cost Performance Indicator, Schedule Performance Indicator, Book-to-Bill, Booking Margin, Return on Sales, Return on Assets, Return on Equity, and Current Ratio.

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Manufacturing and Other Industries - Finance Lectures

Financial Statements for Manufacturing and Other Industries

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of financial reporting for manufacturing and other industries. The video reviews the three financial statements that companies use to report on the performance of their business:

1. Income Statement — which gives detail regarding the last period’s Revenues, Costs, and Profits.

2. Balance Sheet — which gives detail regarding what the company’s assets, liabilities, and equity are at a point in time.

3. Cash Flow Statement — which gives detail regarding where the company obtained and used cash.

Financial Statements for Manufacturing and Other Industries (YouTube)

Watch a demonstration of our  Finance Board Game!

Board Game Video-Demonstration – A Financial Perspective on Business Operations (YouTube)

Financial Metrics and Ratios for Manufacturing and Other Industries

PriSim Business War Games Inc.’s video-overview of key financial ratios for manufacturing and other industries. The video reviews some common metrics that companies use to gain insights into the effectiveness of their business, and the strengths, weaknesses, and improvement opportunities in performance.These ratios include: Return on Sales, Return on Assets, Return on Equity, Debt to Equity, and Current Ratio.

Financial Metrics and Ratios for Manufacturing and Other Industries (YouTube)

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