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Developing Business Acumen as an HR Department of One
Tuesday 06/20/2017 02:15 PM - 03:30 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, Business Acumen | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
This session will help you enhance your credibility by understanding and implementing key business acumen characteristics. 

Small business HR professionals are expected to be generalists and specialists and be able to answer all HR-related questions. This session will offer a solid foundation of what Business Acumen is and how as small business HR professionals, you can carve out time in your busy schedule to increase this important behavioral competency. This session will help you:

  • Learn how to read a financial statement and use it for HR programs.
  • Learn how to leverage knowledge from other departments to boost HR's effectiveness.
  • Learn various methods of how to conduct an environmental scan and use the data to improve your HR programs.
  • Understand the entrepreneurial spirit and how it can boost your business acumen and your career.
Jennifer Currence, SHRM-SCP, MBA  Photo
Jennifer Currence, SHRM-SCP, MBA , President,
OnCore Management Solutions, LLC