Michelle Bennett

Michelle Bennett is a seasoned marketer with extensive experience leading high-performing teams for higher education organizations. She is able to live out her passion for learning, leadership development, and the customer experience as the Chief Marketing Officer for Niagara Institute.

Do You Need Business Acumen Training to Get Promoted?

“You should look into some business acumen training. It will help you prepare for a leadership role.” I can remember leaving a meeting with my manager after we laid out a development plan to seek out business acumen training, but not knowing what exactly that meant, or how it would help me prepare for a promotion. 

There is a lot of confusion regarding business acumen. In this article, we clear up the confusion by addressing what business acumen is, how business acumen can help you in your career, and what to look for in a training program.

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