Basics of Business Acumen

American Management Association

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American Management Association

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About the course

To succeed in business, you first need an understanding of how a business operates—from analyzing data and financials to managing projects. Access resources that can help professionals at all levels improve their business acumen in order to enhance performance and achieve organizational goals.

This OnDemand Course contains the following lessons:

Creating & Presenting Operational Budgets

Learn how to review the elements of a budget and present them effectively in order to keep your business moving ahead

Building a Customer-Focused Strategy

Gain insights to help you analyze what your customer wants, determine the right strategic objectives and create a mission statement in alignment with your company’s vision.

Accounting 101

Develop an understanding of the fundamentals of accounting and gain confidence in applying them.

Balancing the Books: Booking Journal Entries

Get the skills and knowledge to journalize your debit and credit account entries and balance your books.

Leading the PAC: Researching & Presenting Data

Learn effective strategies to gather data, analyze it and draw conclusions to help you solve problems of all kinds.

Analyzing Data Using the DASA Model

Leverage the Data as a Strategic Asset (DASA) Model to identify and answer business questions based on data-driven insights.

Strategy Execution: Elements of a Sound Strategy

Discover ways to identify and get input from key stakeholders, manage data collected from them and adjust your strategy accordingly to gain buy-in.

How to Understand and Analyze Financial Statements

Learn to quickly determine if a firm has a strong or weak financial position, evaluate profitability, calculate and interpret financial ratios, and identify warning signs of financial trouble.

Basics of Business Acumen at American Management Association

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