What the CEO Wants You to Know: Building Business Acumen

ACHIEVE ORGANIZATIONAL GREATNESS THROUGH FOCUSED EXECUTION.

In today's world employees are often not taught the basic elements of running an entire organization. In addition, employees do not always understand how they contribute to the bottom line or how the organization as a whole makes money.

This hard-hitting solution is based on the book What the CEO Wants You to Know by Ram Charan drawn on the knowledge gained from years working with Fortune 100 CEO's. This work session will help everyone in the organization gain a better understanding of how the organization makes money.

Step back and get a total picture of the business. As you cut through the complexity, you will get a clear fix on what is happening in the real world.
—Ram Charan

IN THIS WORK SESSION, PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN TO:

  • Understand what creates growth and why.
  • Understand margin and the importance of making money and being profitable.
  • Understand the purpose and key components of annual reports.
  • Learn how the price/earning ratio is calculated and used.