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Acumen Learning Continues Partnership with Leading Eye Care Company to Develop Business Acumen

Press Release

OREM, Utah– October 1, 2022


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News Facts:

  • For the last 16 years, Acumen Learning has provided business and financial acumen training for global directors of the largest medical eye care company in the world.

  • The company was looking to add business acumen to train its product management, franchise, and marketing global directors.

  • The company has a significant emphasis on sales growth, specifically new product revenue. With a customized business acumen approach, Acumen Learning’s course has helped these leaders implement actionable items driving sales growth.

  • An initiative that started as an addition to the leadership program has turned into 16 years of deep partnership and training. To execute these strategies, Acumen Learning has taught over 3500 leaders and more than 150 courses throughout the lifetime of the partnership.

  • The teams found real value in the course. When asked this question: I will be more effective in my role as a result of taking this course. Graduates have consistently scored 4.8 out of 5.

  • Acumen Learning has now been fortunate enough to teach Business Acumen to 3 of the top 5 eye care companies in the world. Our customized business acumen courses enhance the leader’s skills and develop them to think like executives.

Supporting Quotes:

  • “Brilliant course. I learned so much about business terms/skills which I’ve been exposed to previously, but never quite understood. This course equipped me with the skills and knowledge I’ll need to succeed in my role.”

  • “Amazing, motivating, and perfect transfer of learning. I now have insights and tools to make an impact on my market and personal life.”

  • “I thought it was terrific. I loved the simplicity and framework provided by the 5 business drivers. The tools and concepts covered will allow for improved conversations with senior leaders and peers at my organization. It will be a great help in identifying strategic opportunities and areas of executional deployment.”

  • “Great mix of strategic thinking and practical, hands-on experience. Great insights. One of the more useful trainings I have been to. The instructor's enthusiasm, experience, insights, and perspective are a huge value-add to the course. The instructor comes prepared having done his homework on our business as well as the competition.”

  • “The medical and eye care industry is complex,” said Ben Cook, President of Acumen Learning. “There aren’t many things I could teach these brilliant global leaders that they don’t already know. However, this industry is faced with constant change — new strategies, new products, new competition, and new costs. Because of this change, business and financial acumen is a critical skill that needs to be continually developed to stay relevant. It would be difficult to grow a global company without it.”

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 toward improving that process.


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