Building business acumen skills is critical to global business today. According to The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) body of competency and knowledge for 2016, Business skills are the third most important behavioral competency needed to succeed, trailing only Leadership and Ethics. In fact, in a recent Advantexe research brief, we found that 78% of responders who indicated that they had "good to very good" business skills, achieved their personal business and functional objectives. When respondents indicated that they did not have "good or very good" general business skills, only 28% of respondents achieved their goals.
At Advantexe, we obviously feel that business skills development
across all levels of audiences within your company is a critical must have, not a "nice to have,” or we would not be as passionate about what we do as we are.
Your employees need the skills to understand their role in strategy execution, how they directly and indirectly impact your company results, and how they can better support your interrelated business systems, processes, and functions. Despite this clear and overwhelming need for knowledge development, we still see and experience a reluctance and major gap between the level of understanding and how business works together, and an organization's commitment to providing training on a regular basis... This is where Advantexe can help.
Advantexe's Business Acumen training and development programs help to provide a more systemic view of business so that your learners can improve decision-making that will impact your company's bottom line. What is unique about our training approach is how we put theory into 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.
We focus on three primary characteristics:
Our Training Helps your Company's Teams to...
This comprehensive approach will allow you to focus on:
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.
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. These 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.
All of our training programs are powered by dynamic computer-based business simulations. Advantexe's 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.
Advantexe delivers a game-changing and proven value proposition 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;
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call us at 610-828-8707 to begin your learning journey.
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