Acumen Learning Wins Business With Dell Technologies, One of the Top 5 Largest Technology Companies in the World to Enhance Business Acumen Skills
Press Release OREM, Utah – December 20, 2022
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Acumen Learning wins business with Dell Technologies, one of the top 5 largest technology companies in the world to enhance business acumen skills.
Dell was looking for business acumen training to expand the knowledge of newly promoted leaders on their product and operations teams. Dell has an initiative to help all leaders understand how they individually contribute to the bottom line of the company.
To accomplish this goal, Acumen Learning taught these leaders a two-day customized business acumen course. Dell’s competitors and the current challenges were used to help these leaders better understand their impact on their company’s strategy.
The results of the customized business acumen course were extremely positive. The participants gave the course a 4.8 out of 5 in applicability, experience, and facilitation.
Acumen Learning has now worked with 3 of the world’s top 5 technology companies to develop business acumen in their leaders.
“A brilliant course delivered energetically, enthusiastically, and with emphasis on ensuring understanding. One of the most interesting non-technical courses I have undertaken in 20+ yrs.”
“The class had the perfect balance of lectures and activities. It was high-level yet detailed enough for nonfinancial managers to understand the 5 Drivers of business and how to leverage the information. It was fun and easy to digest, and not at all painful. I highly recommend managers and team members take this course to broaden their business acumen.”
“The instructor gave great examples and explanations and explained the ‘Why’! The learnings are going to help me see the bigger picture and frame conversations with our executives. Thank you for an engaging and energetic experience! Will highly recommend this to my peers.”
“This training is amazing. I love that our own company and our competitor’s financial data were used, which makes me feel more connected to the class. I would say this is the best training I’ve ever had in my life.”
“The passion Ben had for teaching the class was extraordinary. I really do hope the course can be shared more broadly to provide everyone a chance to know more about Business Acumen and make a change in their daily works. It definitely helped me in understanding more about the business.”
“Dell has a long and storied history of innovating in everything they do,” said Acumen Learning’s President, Ben Cook. “And their thirst for finding new and better ways to not only innovate but also better align their decisions to the strategic direction and financial impact of the company was evident throughout the whole learning experience with their Products & Operations leaders. It was extremely rewarding to help these leaders be even more innovative and financially impactful to this great company. It’s an honor to add a top 5 technology company to our client list.”
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.