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Business Acumen – Online CPD Accredited Training Course

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£10 inc VAT (was £24.99)
Offer ends 31 December 2019
Study method
Online, self-paced
Duration
4 Hours
Qualification
4 CPD points / hours
Additional info
  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Overview

Business Acumen – Online CPD Accredited Training Course - Develop Commercial Awareness Skills

Through our business acumen e-Learning course participants will improve their judgment and decisiveness skills. Business acumen is all about seeing the big picture and recognising that all decisions no matter how small can have an effect on the bottom line. Participants will increase their financial literacy and improve their business sense.

Study method - Online, self-paced (4-6 study hours)

Course format - Online (24/7 access), modular

Course Duration - Part-time (1 year access)

Qualification - Certificate of completion

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Awarding Body – CPD Certification Service (mapped to Ofqual Qualifications)

Course accreditation

The content of this online training course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines (in line CPD Certification Service requirements).

Description

Course aims

Business acumen will give participants an advantage everyone wishes they had. The online course will help your participants recognise learning events, manage risk better, and increase their critical thinking. Business Acumen can influence your whole organisation, and provide that additional edge that will lead to success.

Course objectives

The objectives of this business acumen online course are to:

  • Know how to see the big picture
  • Develop a risk management strategy
  • Know how to practice financial literacy
  • Develop critical thinking
  • Practice management acumen
  • Find key financial levers

What is covered in this online course?

This business acumen eLearning course covers the following:

Module One: Getting Started

  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives
  • Pre-Assignment
  • Action Plans and Evaluations

Module Two: Seeing the Big Picture

  • Short and Long Term Interactions
  • Recognize Growth Opportunities
  • Mindfulness of Decisions
  • Everything is Related
  • Case Study
  • Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong Initiative
  • Intuitive
  • Case Study
  • Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Risk Management Strategies

  • Continuous Assessment
  • Internal and External Factors
  • Making Adjustments and Corrections
  • Knowing When to Pull the Trigger or Plug
  • Case Study
  • Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Recognizing Learning Events

  • Develop a Sense of Always Learning
  • Evaluate Past Decisions
  • Problems are Learning Opportunities
  • Recognize Your Blind Spots
  • Case Study
  • Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: You Need to Know These Answers and More

  • What Makes Money My Company Money?
  • What Were Sales Last Year?
  • What is our Profit Margin?
  • What Were Our Costs?
  • Case Study
  • Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Financial Literacy (I)

  • Assets
  • Financial Ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity
  • Case Study
  • Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Financial Literacy (II)

  • Income Statement
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow Statement
  • Read, Read, and Read
  • Case Study
  • Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Business Acumen in Management

  • Talent Management
  • Change Management
  • Asset Management
  • Organizational Management
  • Case Study
  • Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Critical Thinking in Business

  • Ask the Right Questions
  • Organize the Data
  • Evaluate the Information
  • Make the Decision
  • Case Study
  • Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: Key Financial Levers

  • Investing in People
  • Effective Communication
  • Process Improvement
  • Goal Alignment
  • Case Study
  • Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

What is business acumen?

"Business acumen ("Business savvy" and "business sense" are often used as synonyms) is keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a "business situation" (risks and opportunities) in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome"

Why choose our online training courses?

All our e-learning courses can be accessed on any electronic/computerised device. You can study at work or at home, in your own time and at your own pace!

  1. Easy to follow and understand
  2. Only 4 to 6 hours recommended study time
  3. 1 year access to course & learning materials
  4. Access your course anytime, anywhere & on any device
  5. Complete course on desktop computer, laptop, tablet or smartphone
  6. Additional references and downloadable materials available
  7. CPD Certification Service (mapped to Ofqual Qualifications)

Organisational e-learning

Are you responsible for organisational training and development or organisational statutory and mandatory compliance? You may want to find out more about how Learning Management System (LMS) may help your organisation. With our interactive LMS, managers and administrators can easily:

  • set up a FREE blended learning environment;
  • upload essential documents;
  • upload individual and group learners;
  • manage learners, including tracking progress
  • review who has completed training
  • download/print training reports for compliance audits

Business Acumen – Online CPD Accredited Training Course

Who is this course for?

Those interested in soft skills development, personal and professional development, presentation skills, communication skills, project management, leadership and management skills.

Requirements

Course Delivery – via desktop PC/MAC, laptops, tablets or smart phones

Career path

Soft skills development, personal and professional development, presentation skills, communication skills, project management, leadership and management skills.

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