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Developing Business Acumen
In-Person Monday 06/24/2024 11:00 AM - 11:20 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
This presentation offers a solid foundation of what Business Acumen is and how HR professionals can carve out time in their busy schedules to increase this important behavioral competency. 

HR professionals are continually encouraged to become a strategic partner and 'get a seat at the table.' Their CEOs want them to know the numbers and the trends of the workplace. But how can HR professionals be more strategic when they're so busy handling the details?

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn how to read a financial statement and use it for HR programs.
  • Learn how to leverage knowledge from other departments to boost HR's effectiveness.
  • Learn various methods of how to conduct an environmental scan and use the data to improve your HR programs.
  • Understand the entrepreneurial spirit and how it can boost your business acumen and your career.
Jennifer Currence, SHRM-SCP, MBA Photo
Jennifer Currence, SHRM-SCP, MBA, Senior Partner,
HR Soul