Today, Business Acumen is a key competence and competitive advantage. Business acumen is, according us, commercial understanding applied. It is the ability to put knowledge into practice and make sound decisions.

Business Acumen includes:

Seeing the big picture: Understanding the business and the market and what drivers influence it.

Decision-making: Being able to make trade-offs of decisions, short and long-term.

Strategic thinking: Being apt to turning strategies into operational action.

Leading change: Be able to make change happen by aligning and empowering employees

Analytical thinking: Ability to analyze market data


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“Put into a nutshell, Celemi Apples & Oranges™ demystifies finance: complex principles are clarified within one day without previous knowledge being required. But more important, our people are highly enthusiastic about the program and the gut-feel understanding it provides, especially when transferring the key learning points into the daily business.”

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