Leaders rely on business people to see the big picture and get things done. They want mindset and mojo, all in one! The problem is that all business people aren’t wired that way, and that’s where The Business Acumen Handbook comes in. The main idea behind The Business Acumen Handbook is to help managers understand the pillars of their company’s business and to operate more effectively and efficiently. Readers will be able to:
Discover the key to unlocking unparalleled career growth in project management: Business Acumen. In ‘Business Acumen for Project Managers,’ authored by Steven Haines, founder of the esteemed Business Acumen Institute, delve into the core capabilities crucial for honing business acumen. Learn to align projects with strategic intent, driving desired business outcomes, and setting yourself apart in the world of project management.
This book, endorsed by the Business Acumen Institute as essential reading for their ‘Business Acumen Essentials for Project Management and IT Professionals’ course, offers a pathway to earn PDUs for PMI Certification maintenance. Dive into this insightful guide leveraging the Business Acumen Canvas—a visual tool unveiling the multifaceted aspects of business acumen. Elevate your expertise, showcase your commitment to excellence, and propel your career to new heights!
Most business people will encounter a situation where money needs to be invested in the business. Investments might involve the expansion of capacity, a new product, to enter a new market., or any investment that will impact the performance of the company. A business case qualitatively and quantitatively rationalizes an investment while considering elements that capture the current situation, proposed solutions, and economic outcomes. It offers a common way to rationalize investments and to help emerging leaders establish credibility.
This book explains the purpose of a business case and how to assemble a business case for presentation to management.
Believe it or not, every decision you make requires a strategic context. Sometimes, our decisions consider the needs of the moment, not the overall needs of the business. For leaders and managers who need to fine-tune their approach to strategy formulation, strategic planning, and strategic thinking, this book is for you. You’ll learn that strategic planning isn’t a once-a-year exercise; it requires ongoing processing of the right data so that every decision you make counts and can help the company achieve its goals. The book offers a step-by-step guide so you can think like a strategist and act with the agility of an entrepreneur.
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