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Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career, and Company
Monday 06/19/2017 04:00 PM - 05:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, Business Acumen | Intended Audience: Midlevel
Workplace Application:
You will learn how to execute smarter, faster, and more profitable business decisions by practicing and perfecting your business acumen.  

You are in a unique position to bridge the gap between functions – you can help grow the business in a way nobody else can. Developing your business acumen, and the business acumen of your talent pipeline, will improve every aspect of your business. In this session you'll learn a "big picture" mentality that will give you and your company an invaluable edge. After all, business acumen is, fundamentally, about seeing the big picture. This session will show you how to:

  • Use the five business drivers to understand how companies make money.
  • Consistently make the right strategic bets for your company.
  • Develop an “executive mentality” and earn a seat at the table.
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Kevin Cope, President and chief executive officer ,
Acumen Learning