Professional Development Training

Business Acumen

Course Code: AMS2091

Business Acumen is a strategic underpinning to high performing market leaders and organizations. Business Acumen encompasses skills that bolster decision making, strategic planning, systems thinking, and market leadership through a heightened understanding, curiosity, and thoughtfulness of how an individual leader or organization executes within the mission. This program will challenge leaders to better understand stakeholders, trends, and business challenges via a core skillset that can be applied at any level.

Learning Modules 

Strategic Thinking

    • Individual – Self
    • Role Driven – Task/Purpose
    • Enterprise Driven – Vision & Values
    • Creative, Critical, Systems Thinking

Evaluation & Assessment

    • Decisions & Alignment
    • Extrapolation & Impact
    • Plans – Structure & Process
    • Recommendations & Focus

Governance & Collaboration

    • Strategic Partnerships
    • Rules of Engagement
    • Reporting Requirements
    • Priorities & Outcomes

Market & Sector Dynamics

    • Enterprise Partnerships
    • Building & Maintaining Networks
    • Being Present & Aware of Change
    • Educating & Informing

Who Should Attend

Executives, managers, product owners, program leads and any individual who is responsible for guiding the trajectory of the organization’s execution strategies.

Blended Delivery Modality and Duration Options


  • Accelerated Course  = 2 learning modules delivered in a half day
  • Full course = 4 learning modules delivered in one day

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  • Accelerated Course = 2 learning modules delivered in one 3.5 hour session
  • Full course = 4 learning modules delivered in two 3.5 hour sessions

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