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A Fortune 500 Energy Company Drives Leadership Engagement with Customized Business Acumen Courses

Press Release

OREM, Utah – July 19, 2023

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News Facts:

  • Acumen Learning, partners with a Fortune 500 energy company to drive leadership excellence and engagement.

  • This global energy company hosts a Leadership Essentials Program designed to develop leaders across various functions within the company. Acumen Learning played a pivotal role, delivering a customized business acumen training to drive engagement and foster a culture of informed decision-making throughout the organization.

  • Acumen Learning’s business acumen training focused on equipping leaders with essential business acumen skills. We empowered finance leaders, accounting leaders, HR, safety, compliance, legal, and operations leaders to make data-driven decisions, enabling them to operate more strategically and drive better outcomes. This customized training provided these leaders with a deeper comprehension of the organization’s strategic objectives, facilitating a more cohesive and engaged workforce.

  • The program has already seen tremendous success, with 600 participants enrolled this year, and plans to train a total of 1600 leaders in the near future. Participants felt like their understanding on business skills was enhanced and it empowered them to make better, data-backed decisions, ultimately driving faster and more effective outcomes across the organization. This emphasis has fostered a stronger sense of engagement among employees, creating a more united and empowered workforce.

  • As a trusted leader in business acumen training, Acumen Learning continues to make a difference for organizations worldwide. We have delivered customized business acumen courses to renowned companies on the Fortune 500 list, including 32 of the Fortune 50, further cementing its reputation as a top provider of business acumen training.

Supporting Quotes:

  • “Good content. The constant linking between the information being presented and real-world numbers from our company made it very very interesting.”

  • “The course boosted my business acumen, provided a better understanding at what drives companies’ growth, and delivered the best overview of understanding a P&L. The instructor kept us on time, provided high energy throughout the day, and kept the class engaged.”

  • “Really good, summarized immersion on financials with day-to-day examples related to company.”

  • “Great low-level examples to work thru as groups. Great pace and trainer had an obvious strong background in this topic.”

  • “Very nicely done. Loved the basic examples via the case study and then relating the concepts to [company’s] numbers.”

  • “Very informative, lots of useful information and tools to take away and continue understanding.”

  • “I loved witnessing these leaders gain an understanding of the ‘why’ behind their decisions," says Brent Barclay, Senior Financial Consultant. "They unlocked a deeper level of strategic thinking and will be able to drive better outcomes for their teams and the organization. They brought such enthusiasm to the training and I have no doubt they will leave this program with a newfound sense of purpose and the ability to lead with confidence.”

About Acumen Learning

Founded in 2002, Acumen Learning's highly customized business acumen and sales training programs have helped organizations develop employees who are more engaged, efficient, and effective in their work. To further support its mission, Acumen Learning published, Seeing the Big Picture – Business Acumen to Build Your Credibility, Career, and Company, in 2012 which quickly became a #1 Wall Street Journal and a New York Times bestseller. More than 20 years later, Acumen Learning has been trusted by more than 200 organizations on six continents to help employees understand how their company makes money, and to take real steps towards improving that process.

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