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Phoenix TS

Business Acumen Training

This course is designed to improve your effectiveness at business decision-making.

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

Course Overview

Our 2-day, instructor-led, Business Acumen Training course will help participants improve their judgement and decision skills. This training will address:

  • Financial literacy
  • Business sense
  • Managing risk
  • Increasing critical thinking

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Schedule

Business Acumen Training

date
location
price
11/02/21 - 11/03/21 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
11/02/21 - 11/03/21 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
12/07/21 - 12/08/21 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
12/14/21 - 12/15/21 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
12/14/21 - 12/15/21 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:30PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
1/06/22 - 1/07/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
1/13/22 - 1/14/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
1/13/22 - 1/14/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
2/08/22 - 2/09/22 (2 days)

8:30AM - 4:00PM EST

Chambersburg, PA
Sold Out
$1,495
2/10/22 - 2/11/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
2/17/22 - 2/18/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
2/17/22 - 2/18/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
4/05/22 - 4/06/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
4/12/22 - 4/13/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
4/12/22 - 4/13/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
5/31/22 - 6/01/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
6/07/22 - 6/08/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
6/07/22 - 6/08/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
7/18/22 - 7/19/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
7/25/22 - 7/26/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
7/25/22 - 7/26/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
8/30/22 - 8/31/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
9/06/22 - 9/07/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
9/06/22 - 9/07/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
10/17/22 - 10/18/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
10/24/22 - 10/25/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
10/24/22 - 10/25/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
11/21/22 - 11/22/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Tysons Corner, VA
Open
$1,495
11/28/22 - 11/29/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Online
Open
$1,495
11/28/22 - 11/29/22 (2 days)

8:00AM - 4:00PM EST

Columbia, MD
Open
$1,495
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Course Outline

Seeing the Big Picture

  • Short and long term interactions
    recognize growth opportunities
  • Mindfulness of decisions
  • Everything is related
  • Case study and review questions

KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Decisiveness
  • Flexible
  • Strong initiative
  • Being intuitive
  • Case study and review questions

Risk Management Strategies

  • Continuous assessment
  • Internal and external factors
  • Making adjustments and corrections
  • Knowing when to pull the trigger or plug
  • Case study and review questions

Recognizing Learning Events

  • Develop a sense of always learning
  • Evaluate past decisions
  • Problems are learning opportunities
  • Recognize your blind spots
  • Case study and review questions

You Need to Know These Answers and More

  • What makes my company money?
  • What were sales last year?
  • What is our profit margin?
  • What were our costs?
  • Case study and review questions

Financial Literacy (I)

  • Assets
  • Financial ratios
  • Liabilities
  • Equity
  • Case study and review questions

Financial Literacy (II)

  • Income statement
  • Balance sheet
  • Cash flow statement
  • Read, read, read
  • Case study and review questions

Business Acumen in Management

  • Talent management
  • Change management
  • Asset management
  • Organizational management
  • Case study and review questions

Critical Thinking in Business

  • Ask the right questions
  • Organize data
  • Evaluate the information
  • Make the decision
  • Case study and review questions

Key Financial Levers

  • Investing in people
  • Effective communication
  • Process improvement
  • Goal alignment
  • Case study and review questions

Building A Corporate Brand

  • Your brand
  • Bran names and slogans
  • Developing a slogan
  • Creating a visual identity
  • Types of visual identities
  • Energizer: the final piece

Marketing Your Product

  • Introduction to marketing
  • Consumer and market analysis
  • Analyzing the competition and yourself
  • Analyzing the distribution channels
  • Creating a marketing plan
  • Product
  • Price
  • Making connections
  • The final stages: implement, evaluate, review and revise
  • Leveraging social media

Selling Your Product

  • Building your sales force
  • The sales cycle

Business Acumen Training FAQs

Who should enroll is this class?

This class is ideal for Managers, Supervisors and Team members in any industry.

Business Acumen Training Resources

Due to Covid-19 safety restrictions PhoenixTS will temporarily be unable to provide food to our students who attend class at our Training Center; however, our Break Areas are currently open where students will find a constant supply of Coffee, Tea and Water. Students may bring their own lunch and snacks to eat in our breakrooms or at their seat in the classroom or eat out at one of the many nearby restaurants.

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