Business Acumen

Through our Business Acumen training participants will improve their 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. Participants will increase their financial literacy and improve their business sense.

Business Acumen will give participants an advantage everyone wishes they had. The training will help participants 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.

Course Outline

Module 1: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Action Plans and Evaluations

Module 2: Seeing the Big Picture

  • Short and Long Term Interactions
  • Recognize Growth Opportunities
  • Mindfulness of Decisions
  • Everything is Related

Module 3: KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong Initiative
  • Intuitive

Module 4: Risk Management Strategies

  • Continuous Assessment
  • Internal and External Factors
  • Making Adjustments and Corrections
  • Knowing When to Pull the Trigger or Plug

Module 5: Recognizing Learning Events

  • Develop a Sense of Always Learning
  • Evaluate Past Decisions
  • Problems are Learning Opportunities
  • Recognize Your Blind Spots

Module 6: You Need to Know These Answers and More

  • What Makes My Company Money?
  • What Were Sales Last Year?
  • What is our Profit Margin?
  • What Were Our Costs?

Module 7: Financial Literacy (I)

  • Assets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity

Module 8: Financial Literacy (II)

  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Read, Read, and Read

Module 9: Business Acumen in Management

  • Talent Management
  • Change Management
  • Asset Management
  • Organizational Management

Module 10: Critical Thinking in Business

  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the Information
  • Make the Decision

Module 11: Key Financial Levers

  • Investing in People
  • Effective Communication
  • Process Improvement
  • Goal Alignment

Module 12: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

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AED7000
AED 4900 VAT 5% included
  • Course Material
  • Online Live Method
  • Completion Certificate
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