Business acumen

Business acumen guides employees at any level to make decisions affecting an organisation’s cash flow, profit margin and growth.

Our approach

The program is delivered in four modules:

1.Financial management—including setting business and financial plans
2.Relationship management—including enhancing existing relationships and forming new connections
3.Reading the business and competitive environment—including analysing trends
4.Tactical and strategic decision-making—including use of decision-making tools

The DeakinCo. difference

On completion of this program, your leaders will have adopted a new mindset and offer greater problem-solving capability to successfully navigate the challenges and issues in a rapidly changing work environment. The program is delivered over 12 months in three clusters:

1.Manage and lead self and others
2. Manage and lead business outcomes
3. Manage and lead innovation

On completion, students receive a Deakin University Diploma of Leadership and Management and guaranteed credit equivalent to a full year of a Deakin University Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Management degree.

Get in touch

To learn more about how we can meet your business acumen education needs, contact us or call +613 9918 9000 to speak to a member of our business development team.