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Business Acumen for Project Managers

Bridge the gap between tactics and strategy: this online course equips project managers with essential business acumen skills.

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Project Managers: Earn Your Business Acumen Certification & Drive Project Success

Gain a powerful competitive edge by mastering essential business acumen skills through our self-paced, multimedia online course. Designed for ambitious project managers looking to excel, the Business Acumen Essentials online training provides a flexible, on-demand learning experience.

Today’s imperative for project management and IT professionals is to think strategically, act with agility and contribute to the organization’s goals. As professionals, you’re urged to collaborate, solve problems, motivate stakeholders, and ensure they help the company fulfill its strategic intent. These are vital elements that contribute to a person’s business acumen – and why it’s included in PMI’s Talent Triangle

Proven Curriculum

Build Cross-Functional Business Expertise

Through engaging video lessons, interactive exercises, and real-world case studies, you’ll develop a 360-degree understanding of how businesses operate. Core topics include financial acumen, strategic planning, process optimization, data-driven decision-making, and more. Our proven curriculum leverages the renowned Business Acumen Canvas model and insights from our best-selling “Business Acumen for Project Managers.”

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Learn at Your Own Pace and Earn PDU’s

At Business Acumen Institute, a PMI Authorized Training Partner, we understand the challenges of juggling a busy schedule with career development. That’s why we offer this self-paced online Business Acumen course specifically designed for project managers like you.

Here’s how we can help you level up:

  • Boost Your Project Impact: Gain the strategic skills needed to make informed decisions, deliver exceptional results, and advance your leadership potential.
  • Flexible Learning: Access the full training anytime, anywhere, on any device. Bite-sized modules make it easy to fit learning into your busy schedule.
  • Fast & Engaging: Master essential business acumen concepts in just 2 hours through engaging multimedia content.
  • Start Risk-Free: Preview select modules to experience our intuitive online platform and engaging content before you enroll.
  • Earn PDUs & Certification: This PMI-aligned course awards up to 6 PDUs and prepares you to earn your Business Acumen Professional certification.

Ready to unlock the full potential of your project management career? Start upskilling today – preview select modules and experience the course before you commit!

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Strategic Impact

Invest in Your Professional Development & Earn PDU’s

Give yourself the skills to drive strategic impact and position yourself for career advancement. Upon completing the Business Acumen for Project Manager’s online training, you’ll gain invaluable business literacy to:

Analyze operations from a big-picture, cross-functional perspective

Align your efforts with organizational goals and priorities

Communicate more effectively with executives and stakeholders

Solve complex challenges with an entrepreneurial mindset

Boost your credibility as a well-rounded business leader

Business Acumen for Project Managers

Business Acumen is a vital skill required to enhance or maintain your PMI (project management institute) PMP certification, and project managers with scaled-up business acumen are in high demand. Senior executives are searching for project management people who can align their projects to the company’s strategic intent and to the attainment of desired business outcomes. Fine-tuning your expertise as a project or program manager can have a meaningful impact on the achievements of your organization. When you read this book, you’ll earn valuable PDUs toward your ongoing project management certification.

The Business Acumen CanvasTM

Unlock a comprehensive understanding of business acumen with our proprietary Business Acumen Canvas. This powerful visual framework maps the interconnected dimensions that drive organizational success.

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Explore our comprehensive Business Acumen Training Program in the complete course outline.

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