Business Acumen Solutions
We help you develop every person’s ability to make better business decisions. Frontline employees will understand what drives your company and industry, and have the financial acumen to know how their actions affect the bottom line. Leaders and contributors at all levels will make faster, better, more impactful decisions every day.
Create a highly business-savvy organization able to out-perform your competition. Begin with Advantage learning that guarantees the path from performance to positive results is always a straight line.
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Business Acumen Solutions
Our Toolbox includes more than 400 learning solutions. Click on a program name to download a description, then contact us to discover the role it can play in your learning strategy.
Apples & Oranges
A financial-focus simulation that helps users learn how they can contribute to the financial and operation success of the organization (many industry versions available).
Essentials of Project Management
How to apply project tools and methods such as GANTT, WBS, EVA, general planning, execution, and managing project profitability.
Industry Board Business Acumen Simulations
Provides the business acumen basics – operational and financial structure, key business drivers, challenges and strategies – in a simulated competitive market (many industry versions available).
Know the Business
A suite of highly dynamic and interactive e-learning courses introduces and refreshes users’ understanding of fundamental business concepts.
Leading Project Leaders
Shows how to support a specific sponsored project and/or an overall, project-friendly environment.
Maximizing Project Success
Develops the skills to align reciprocal roles and responsibilities throughout the project system, thereby creating an environment that supports successful projects.
Project Environment Assessment Tool (PEAT)
A survey that identifies strengths and weaknesses in the project environment, together with a planning workshop designed to close gaps.
Project Leadership Live
Develops leadership skills in a project context, covering issues such as stakeholder management, leading a team, and influence without authority.
Project Management Tools & Techniques
Shows how to apply project management tools and techniques to begin a project with an intact team.
Understanding Project Management
A project management primer that introduces basic project management process groups and methods.
Why Finance Matters
Tells the ‘story’ of finance, with emphasis on financial metrics, by following the start-up, growth, and maturity phases of a business.
Creates understanding of the financial impact of daily business decisions and how a company makes money.
Builds insights into every phase of a company’s development: start-up, growth, independence, new product development, and market expansion.
Custom Board Simulations
Provides learning opportunities about project trade-offs, risk, and shareholder value.
Custom Computer Scenario Simulations
Learning opportunities that are based in human dynamics and the social side of project leadership and management.
Custom Computer Simulations
Complex models of simulated project process are presented in a dynamic environment that provides feedback on management decisions.
Customized Business Acumen Simulations
Offer participants a risk-free opportunity to test out a range of relevant strategies for driving business results.
Develops business acumen, strategic planning, and strategic execution skills.
Explores the interplay of an individual’s decisions on the tangible (financial) as well as the intangible (people, customer relationships, and culture) value they create for the organization.
Essentials of Business Leadership
Enables new managers to develop leadership skills and improve their business decisions in a risk-free environment.
Builds business acumen and strategic planning competencies, with emphasis on the leadership skills needed to align human capital with organizational strategy.