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The only thing we do is business acumen training.

Acumen Learning

240 North Orem Blvd. Orem, UT 84057, US

801-224-5444

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What is Business Acumen?

Business acumen is keen, fundamental, street-smart insight into how your business operates and how it makes money and sustains profitable growth, now and in the future.

WHY BUSINESS ACUMEN?

A recent study identified the most crucial skills for new lawyers to develop are the ability to analyze financial statements, understanding financial markets, business strategy, and industry analysis. AKA, business, but why?

FOCUSING ON THE RIGHT THINGS

Jobs made the case that Apple didn't have an executive problem, "Apple is executing wonderfully on many of the wrong things."

HOW TO LAND SALES PITCHES WITH BUSINESS ACUMEN TRAINING

While most salespeople understand the benefits of the products and services they sell, they push products rather than driving customers' long-term, business success.

THE LEADERSHIP SKILL MORE WOMEN NEED

Being a valuable leader requires more than just soft skills in the business world — it requires business acumen.

ENGAGEMENT APOCALYPSE

Do you feel like employees are struggling to be engaged in their work? You're not alone.

WHY DO WE TEACH THE 5 BUSINESS DRIVER MODEL

Learning to analyze your company's performance through the lenses of the 5 Business Drivers will help you align your objectives with those of your executive team and help you make smarter and faster business decisions.

KEVIN COPE PUBLISHED ON FAST COMPANY

Do you want your employees to think and act like owners of the business? Uh...Yes! In this Fast Company article Kevin Cope explains why employees who feel invested in the company are more engaged in their roles.

LEADERSHIP LESSONS FROM HENRY FORD

This month marks the 106th anniversary of one of the most innovative and life-changing products in history, the Ford Model T. Of course, the Model T wouldn't have been the success that it was without the leadership and business acumen of its creator, Henry Ford.

YOUR SERVICE SUCKS AND YOU DON'T KNOW IT

How employees treat each other is highly reflective of the way they treat their customers. Stephen R Covey once said, "Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers."

WOULD YOU QUITE YOUR JOB FOR $3,000?

As a company that teach and promotes business acumen, we get really geeked out looking for organizations that "see the big picture," and Zappos is a company that has caught our attention.

5 INTERVIEW QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD BE ASKING

Brian Tracy once said, "The smartest business decision you can make is to hire qualified people."

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PROFIT AND CASH FLOW

If your boss came up to you right now and asked what the difference between profit and . cash flow is, would you be able to respond? Or even worse, what if you were asked this question in a job interview.

TWO HOURS OF OVERTIME

Up at 5 am and off to the office two hours early to help your team finish up that big project that's expected to be the next most pivotal moment for your company and personal career.

BUSINESS ACUMEN: 300% ROI

Recently a leader in the aerospace and defense industry hired MetrixGlobal (an independent Training ROI research firm) to evaluate their Building Business Acumen® course.

FOCUS ON YOUR CUSTOMER NOW... MORE THAN EVER

As you look at the challenges that businesses of all industries constantly fixate on, not many are more acute right now than the challenge of gaining and sustaining a level of sales growth that satisfies stakeholders.

THE FIFTH DRIVER: PEOPLE

We struggle to measure the the performance (and importance) of people.

CAPTILIZING ON COMPLEXITY

The IBM Institute for Business Value and IBM Strategy & Change recently published the results of their biennial study that attempts to better understand the challenges and goals of today's CEOs.

A WHOLE NEW MIND

I recently read that Oprah was invited to give the commencement address at Stanford University, and that she gave each graduate a copy of the book A Whole New Mind.

BUSINESS ACUMEN IS SIMPLE

When you come right down to it, business is very simple.

PEOPLE: THE CENTER OF FINANCIAL SUCCESS

Selecting the right priorities, understanding the laws of business (the Five Business Drivers), and knowing instinctively how to make money is one thing.

BUSINESS ACUMEN AT SHRM

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