Business Acumen For Leaders

Price
$795.00 USD

Duration
1 Day

 

Delivery Methods
Virtual Instructor Led
Private Group

Course Overview

Students will learn to understand the mechanics of the organization – reading and interpreting financials, making sound business decisions, and setting a course – while also developing the skills to guide and direct your workforce.

Private classes on this topic are available. We can address your organization’s issues, time constraints, and save you money, too. Contact us to find out how.

Course Objectives

  • Recognize the importance of the big picture in business planning
  • Leverage financial information to make sound business decisions
  • Identify the importance of other financial levers to your business
  • Understand the importance of ethics on long-term business success
  • Appreciate how business etiquette affects your organizational success

Who Should Attend?

Professionals desiring to improve their business planning, financial management, and decision-making skills and practice them in an ethical and professional manner will benefit from this course.
  • Top-rated instructors: Our crew of subject matter experts have an average instructor rating of 4.8 out of 5 across thousands of reviews.
  • Authorized content: We maintain more than 35 Authorized Training Partnerships with the top players in tech, ensuring your course materials contain the most relevant and up-to date information.
  • Interactive classroom participation: Our virtual training includes live lectures, demonstrations and virtual labs that allow you to participate in discussions with your instructor and fellow classmates to get real-time feedback.
  • Post Class Resources: Review your class content, catch up on any material you may have missed or perfect your new skills with access to resources after your course is complete.
  • Private Group Training: Let our world-class instructors deliver exclusive training courses just for your employees. Our private group training is designed to promote your team’s shared growth and skill development.
  • Tailored Training Solutions: Our subject matter experts can customize the class to specifically address the unique goals of your team.

Learning Credits: Learning Credits can be purchased well in advance of your training date to avoid having to commit to specific courses or dates. Learning Credits allow you to secure your training budget for an entire year while eliminating the administrative headache of paying for individual classes. They can also be redeemed for a full year from the date of purchase. If you have previously purchased a Learning Credit agreement with New Horizons, you may use a portion of your agreement to pay for this class.

Corporate Tech Pass: Our Corporate Tech Pass includes unlimited attendance for a single person, in the following Virtual Instructor Led course types: Microsoft Office, Microsoft Technical, CompTIA, Project Management, SharePoint, ITIL, Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator, Java, Professional Development Courses and more. The full list of eligible course titles can be found at https://www.newhorizons.com/eligible.

If you have questions about Learning Credits or our Corporate Tech Pass, please contact your Account Manager.

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Agenda

1. Gaining a Wider Perspective

  • Understanding Business Acumen
  • Improving Long and Short Term Interactions
  • Finding and Recognizing Growth Opportunities
  • Making Mindful Decisions
  • How to Relate to Others

2. Understanding the Numbers

  • Developing, Defining, and Reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Keeping Up with the Business
  • Understanding Sales, Costs, and Profit Margin
  • Monitoring Assets, Liabilities, Equity, and Financial Ratios
  • Reviewing Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements

3. Management Considerations

  • Recognizing Talent and Organizational Management
  • Thinking Critically - Asking the Right Questions, Evaluating the Situation, and Making the Decision
  • Leveraging the Organization - Investing in Employees and Customers, Process Improvement, and Goal Alignment

4. Business Ethics

  • Ensuring Ethical Obligations are Met
  • Understanding Roles and Responsibilities
  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Managing Ethically - Maintaining the 4 P\'s

5. Business Etiquette

  • Maintaining Etiquette across Communication Platforms - Email, IMs, and Telephone
  • Following Etiquette in Meetings
  • Delivering Etiquette in Customer Interactions
 

Upcoming Class Dates and Times

Mar 12, 13
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ENROLL $795.00 USD
Jun 27, 28
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
ENROLL $795.00 USD
 



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