Business acumen training is our primary focus at Lyons & Associates. We have a variety of options for you to choose from so you can find a solution that fits your time and budget. Our solutions include:
- Profit Adventure™ Live Events
- Customized Consulting
Business acumen training is about becoming a better business person. It’s about understanding where the profit drivers and profit leaks occur in your company and understanding how your decisions impact profits. Armed with this knowledge your staff can become better business people and will positively impact profits and cash flow in the short order.
The problem with most business acumen training is it’s too academic. Managers and employees walk out of a room knowing a little more about business but often don’t know how those principles specifically relate to the decisions they make every day. For example, hundreds of thousands and possibly millions of managers have participated in courses like ‘Finance for the non-financial manager’. These courses typically teach accounting concepts, ratios, balance sheets, cash flow and income statements which is all good but we take a different approach.
At Lyons & Associates business acumen training is more about understanding how to effect the income statement, balance sheet or cash flow statement rather than focussing on how to read it. It goes beyond concepts like understanding the importance of growing revenue and extends to concepts like how to improve margins without taking inordinate risk.