The Challenges

Do employees know how they impact your bottom line?

Today’s modern employees are increasingly specialized to have the most impact, but with a focused skill set and educational background, they lose out on a deeper understanding of how organizations operate as a whole.

The Solution

There are four roles leaders play that are highly predictive of success.

We call them essential, because as leaders consciously lead themselves and their teams in alignment with these roles, they lay the foundation for effective leadership.

Our Building Business Acumen Solution is built to:

01

Understand

Understand how your business operates

02

Learn

Learn the five essential elements of business.

03

Attain

Attain an understanding of how the company makes money.

04

Know

Know how your work impacts the bottom line.

The Outcome

Core competencies of Building Business Acumen employees will learn:

FIVE ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS OF BUSINESS

Cash

How cash is generated and why it’s critical.

Margin

Understand margin and being profitable.

Velocity

The process through which you turn inventory or capital.

Growth

What creates growth and why.

Customers

The reasons customers buy from some businesses and not from others.

NAVIGATING AN ANNUAL REPORT

  • Understand what the purpose of the annual report is.
  • Understand the key components of this report.

STRATEGIC THINKING

  • Learn how the price/earnings ratio is calculated and used.
  • Link initiatives to the five essential elements of business.