Business Acumen​

Business Acumen​

Through our Business Acumen workshop your 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. Your participants will increase their financial literacy and improve their business sense.

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

  • Workshop Objectives
  • Short and Long Term Interactions
  • Recognize Growth Opportunities
  • Mindfulness of Decisions
  • Everything is Related
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions
  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong Initiative
  • Intuitive
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions
  • Continuous Assessment
  • Internal and External Factors
  • Making Adjustments and Corrections
  • Knowing When to Pull the Trigger or Plug
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions
  • Develop a Sense of Always Learning
  • Evaluate Past Decisions
  • Problems are Learning Opportunities
  • Recognize Your Blind Spots
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions
  • What Makes Money My Company Money?
  • What Were Sales Last Year?
  • What is our Profit Margin?
  • What Were Our Costs?
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions
  • Assets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions
  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Read, Read, and Read
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions
  • Talent Management
  • Change Management
  • Asset Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions
  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the Information
  • Make the Decision
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions
  • Investing in People
  • Effective Communication
  • Process Improvement
  • Goal Alignment
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions
  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations