Establishing a Business Mindset

Business Skills Courses

You will learn to:

  • Apply business acumen to realise professional and personal potential
  • Use the Mindset Model as a framework for approaching current work and setting future goals
  • Enhance your contributions to the organisation
  • Adapt to changing variables in a typical business environment
  • Grow your skills in alignment with your personal and professional goals

Course Synopsis

Expert knowledge is prized in today’s business environment. Without it, businesses cannot compete in the global marketplace. But in today’s business world, deep technical knowledge is not enough—especially as you move up the ranks. Your technical knowledge must be complemented by business acumen— general knowledge of the “rules of engagement” in business.
This course helps professionals develop and apply holistic solutions to business issues. You will learn to leverage variables related to the business environment, business thinking, business interactions, and business outcomes for project, organisational, personal and professional success.
The course allows you to practice analysing business situations and applying new skills to common business issues. You will also assess yourself against a set of core competencies to determine which skills you want to strengthen to support your professional development. And, you’ll create a plan to realise those goals.
In Establishing a Business Mindset, you will discover the value and impact of business acumen and how you can apply it to achieve greater success. You’ll learn to apply the practical Mindset Model for interpreting different business situations, identifying goals, communicating effectively, and leveraging a variety of business “influencers.” You’ll also be introduced to common metrics used to measure business success. You’ll walk away with a firm grasp of what you must be aware of to be successful in business, as well as a plan for your professional development.

Course Topics

The Mindset Model
  • Strategic perspective
  • Operational perspective
  • Interpersonal perspective
  • Personal perspective
  • Influences within the Mindset Model
  • The dynamic model
The Strategic Perspective
  • Strategic influences
  • Identify vision
  • Determine your strategy
  • Identify and analyse stakeholders
  • Set goals and objectives
The Operational Perspective
  • Operational influences
  • Operational Framework (OPF)
  • Basic change processes
The Interpersonal Perspective
  • Interpersonal influences
  • Structuring communications
  • Communication and virtual teams
  • Coaching and mentoring
  • Giving and receiving feedback
  • Effective learning
  • Conflict and conflict management
  • Cultural conflicts
The Personal Perspective
  • Personal influences
  • Organisational culture
  • Business etiquette and politics
  • Linguistic considerations
  • Gender, ethnicity and class roles
  • Critical thinking
  • Career track preferences

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Open enrolment course information

Professional Development Units (PDUs): 22.5

Technical Project Management (PDUs): 0.00

Leadership (PDUs): 12.50

Strategic & Business Management (PDUs): 10.00

Duration: 3 days

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Expression of Interest
No dates for this course are currently scheduled.
Please contact us at +61 2 8999 9162 or email for more information or to register your interest.

This course is available as an in-house corporate training. To find out more about corporate training for your organisation, contact us.