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Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career and Company
LVCC N115-117
Tuesday 06/25/2019 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM Add to calendar
1.00 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Business Acumen, Critical Evaluation | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
By building your business acumen, you’ll improve the ways in which HR partners with the organization’s core business functions, driving corporate strategy and financial results. 

Business acumen is, fundamentally, about seeing the big picture. As an HR professional, you are in a position to help your CEO grow the business in a way no one else can. This session demonstrates how HR initiatives affect the five business drivers that every CEO uses to measure company success and performance. Developing your business acumen and that of your team helps you develop a big-picture mentality, giving you and your company an invaluable edge.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand how your company operates and makes money with a review of five business drivers.
  • Consistently make the right strategic bets for your company.
  • Develop an “executive mentality.”
  • Speak the language of your CEO and CFO.
  • Learn the keys to improving employee engagement.
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Kevin Cope, President and chief executive officer ,
Acumen Learning