Business Acumen for L&D


“Business Acumen” has been identified as one of the most important competencies that Learning & Capability Development Professionals need to be effective and succeed in their careers.

This highly experiential and interactive workshop combines the expertise of two experienced facilitators with an online team-based business simulation.

Learning Objectives
  • Experience and understand the interconnectedness of various business functions (e.g. sales, product management and HR) and how everyday managerial decisions affect the company’s performance.
  • Understand business cycles and anticipate the impact on the learning and capability development budget and its downstream effects.
  • Use financial data and metrics to inform business decisions, identify drivers of shareholder value and communicate effectively about financial metrics and performance.
Who Should Attend?

Managers and senior professionals from

  • Human Resources
  • Learning and Development
  • Organisational Development, People and Culture
  • Workforce planning
Learning Design Features

Blended experiential learning workshop comprising of

  • Two experienced facilitators
  • Sophisticated team based online simulation
  • Post workshop virtual review session
  • Online resources

Jeevan JoshiJeevan Joshi—Founder Learning Cafe & Director KnowledgeWorking. Jeevan over 18 years experience in the management of the learning and HR functions. He has combined a strategic and “hands on” approach to assist organisations design and transform the learning and HR functions through new business and delivery models. His expertise is fuelled by his passion for learning, anticipation of technology trends, and a focus on costs effective solutions. Jeevan has an MBA in HR from XLRI, Masters in Biotechnology and is a Non-Executive Director at Independent Living Centre. (NSW). He was entrepreneurial experience and worked in various roles as a consultant or manager for PWC, Deloitte, Boots Pharm, Westpac, St George Bank, Royal Australian College of Physicians.