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A Leading Pharmaceutical Company Based in Japan Partners with Acumen Learning to Empower Future Leaders with Business Acumen Training

Press Release

OREM, Utah – March 7, 2024

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News Facts:

  • A leading pharmaceutical company in Japan has teamed up with Acumen Learning to provide business acumen training for its future leaders. With a firm commitment to advancing global health initiatives, this pharmaceutical giant recognizes the crucial role of business acumen in achieving its mission.

  • This group of high-potential directors represents the organization’s future leadership. Through a comprehensive 2-day program, we equipped these directors with essential skills to embrace an entrepreneurial mindset within their roles, provide insights into the big picture of their organization, and empower participants to make informed business decisions.

  • The impact of the business acumen training is already reverberating within the organization. The company has a vision that extends beyond this initial cohort, aiming to implement Acumen Learning’s business acumen training across the entire company, demonstrating the program’s potential for widespread success and organizational transformation.

  • Acumen Learning teaches customized business acumen to 3 of the 5 largest pharmaceutical companies in the world. Our customized programs empower individuals with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to thrive in dynamic business environments, driving success and innovation at every level.

Supporting Quotes:

  • “This is something we should do more pervasively with leaders.”

  • “It was impactful.”

  • “Business acumen is a skillset we don’t get today.”

  • “It has been clear to us in our 20+ years of working with every industry, every function, and in every geography, that every business needs more financially savvy businesspeople at all levels,” says Ben Cook, President of Acumen Learning. “Business acumen equips each individual with the knowledge, insights, and mindset to make businesssavvy decisions, seize new opportunities, and drive sustainable success. In today’s complex and interconnected world, developing strong business acumen is not just a competitive advantage; it is an essential skill for thriving in any role or industry.”

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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