Business Acumen For Leaders

New Horizons Computer Learning Centers
Training overview
2 days
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Course description

Students will learn to understand the mechanics of the organization – reading and interpreting financials, making sound business decisions, and setting a course – while also developing the skills to guide and direct your workforce.

Course Outline

Gaining a Wider Perspective

  • Understanding Business Acumen
  • Improving Long and Short Term Interactions
  • Finding and Recognizing Growth Opportunities
  • Making Mindful Decisions
  • How to Relate to Others

Understanding the Numbers

  • Developing, Defining, and Reporting Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Keeping Up with the Business
  • Understanding Sales, Costs, and Profit Margin
  • Monitoring Assets, Liabilities, Equity, and Financial Ratios
  • Reviewing Income Statements, Balance Sheets, and Cash Flow Statements

Management Considerations

  • Recognizing Talent and Organizational Management
  • Thinking Critically – Asking the Right Questions, Evaluating the Situation, and Making the Decision
  • Leveraging the Organization – Investing in Employees and Customers, Process Improvement, and Goal Alignment

Business Ethics

  • Ensuring Ethical Obligations are Met
  • Understanding Roles and Responsibilities
  • Balancing Personal and Organizational Ethics
  • Managing Ethically – Maintaining the 4 P’s

Business Etiquette

  • Maintaining Etiquette across Communication Platforms – Email, IMs, and Telephone
  • Following Etiquette in Meetings
  • Delivering Etiquette in Customer Interactions

Course Objectives

After completing this course, students will know how to:
- Recognize the importance of the big picture in business planning
- Leverage financial information to make sound business decisions
- Identify the importance of other financial levers to your business
- Understand the importance of ethics on long term business success
- Appreciate how business etiquette affects your organizational success

Who should attend?

Professionals desiring to improve their business planning, financial management, and decision-making skills and practice them in an ethical and professional manner

About New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

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New Horizons Computer Learning Centers

1500 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite # 285
97006 Beaverton

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