"If you don't drive your business, you will be driven out of business."
~ B. C. Forbes

Business acumen training is critical to global business today. It is about-us-graphic-business-acumen.pngmust have across all levels of audiences within your company, not a "nice to have” when there is a little extra budget in HR to spend at the end of the year. 

  • Business skills are the third most important behavioral competency needed to succeed, trailing only Leadership and Ethics. (SHRM)
  • "Successful digital business transformation requires every individual to acquire and demonstrate business acumen to effectively execute on the digital business strategy." (CIO Magazine)
  • For those companies that  align learning and business priorities  more than 70 percent were able to improve company revenue. (Brandon Hall)

Our Value to You

Advantexe's Business Acumen training programs help to provide a more systemic view of business. Your  learners;

  • Can take the complexity and mystery out of business
  • Clearly understand how their role and decision-making impacts your company's bottom line
  • Enhance problem solving techniques in relation to making decisions directly affect revenue generation and cost management 

The Power of Practice

What is unique about our training approach is how we put theory DoBP-desktop.pnginto practice. Working with you, we ensure that your objectives are met by creating customized learning journeys that incorporate business simulations as a catalyst for performance improvement and sustained behavior change back on the job.  

 Advantexe's gold medal award winning simulations are proven and effective tools for driving the application of newly-learned concepts.  They provide a risk-free, engaging atmosphere where innovation and creativity can be applied in real-world contexts to practice, build skills, and improve the effectiveness of business decision-making. This simulation-centric approach is designed to help learners to; 

  • Understand how "a" company makes money
  • Understand how "your" company makes money
  • Understand how "your customers" make money

Why We are Different: Developing a Complete Learning Journey

Our flexible design and development approach includes a blend of live, virtual, and self-paced training elements. Using a flipped classroom approach, each journey can include assessment, pre- and post- work, live learning sessions, simulations, action planning sessions, reinforcement, and practical application exercises that help participants build their skills in the context of your organization’s business. business-acumen-6-stepped-phased.png

Our library of over 150 in-depth content modules provides the foundation for our learning programs and cover a wide range of business topics including Strategy, Finance, and Marketing.  

This comprehensive approach will allow your employees  to focus on: 

  • Functional departments having the insight, knowledge, and understanding to reduce non-essential spending, not just cut costs.
  • Creating accountability where employees fully understand the implications of their decision-making on the financial results. 
  • Understanding company financial goals and metrics to manage, lead, and execute your strategy more effectively
  • Looking for ways for to better motivate and engage employees (especially as Millennials enter the workforce) in order to leverage changes in business and optimize new global and technological opportunities


Our solutions address the needs of audiences ranging from individual contributors, sales professionals, sales management, functional managers, technical staff, emerging leaders, and senior executives. From fundamental to advanced learning programs, the content and exercises contained in our learning journeys offers something essential for everyone in need of a better understanding of business and strategic thinking.  

The Results

Advantexe delivers a game-changing and proven value propositionvision-mission.png that has consistently illustrated sustained improvement in skills, behaviors, and business performance. Certified by the ROI Institute®, our studies show measurable impact and ROI in the millions for revenue generation and cost savings.  Here are just a few examples;

  • Participants from a leading pharmaceutical company identified $92,000,000 in cost savings or revenue generation
  • Participants from a publicly-traded communications company identified $10,231,848 in cost savings or revenue generation
  • We experienced a 26% increase in the ability of our team to ‘Read and understand the three basic financial statements: Income Statement, Balance Sheet, and Cash Flow Statement’.

Where do you Start? Contact Advantexe 

Stop your searches and learn more about how Advantexe can help drive improved business decision-making knowledge, performance and results. Please contact Jim Brodo directly at jim.brodo@advantexe.com, or call us at 610-828-8707 to begin your learning journey. 

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  • Resource center - article andwhite papers
  • Blog - published 2-3 a week on the latest business issues