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Seeing the Big Picture: Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career & Company
Monday 06/18/2018 02:00 PM - 03:15 PM Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs | Competencies: Business Acumen | Intended Audience: Midlevel
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You will learn how to build your business acumen to improve how HR partners with core business functions to drive corporate strategy and financial results. 

As an HR professional, 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” so you can demonstrate your business acumen. 
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Kevin Cope, President and chief executive officer ,
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