Business Acumen

Business acumen (sometimes called "business savvy" or "business sense") is the keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a business situation in a way that's likely to lead to a good outcome. Supporting skills for increasing business acumen include Business Strategy, Numeracy, Marketing and Persuasion.

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    How to Become a Top Level Data Scientist - Learn What to Expect, How to be Prepared, How to Stand Out and More...

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    D3 for Data Scientists, Part I: A re-usable template for combining R and D3 to build interactive visualizations

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    The world of e-Commerce brings new opportunities and challenges for your business. It helps you sell to more consumers all over the world, with more products and services. You can be open to online shoppers 24-7, 365 days a year. But, factor in high levels of competition. And, factor in set-up and integration with key systems like digital marketing, supply chain, IT and customer service.

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    In the financial services industry, one of the most coveted careers is that of the analyst.

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    Multiple choice quiz on ratios

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    An example of how the day-to-day looks for a financial analyst

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    A flexible, 8-week online course providing a design foundation in responsive web design, user interfaces and branding

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    A collection of resources from Canva

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