Overview of Developing Professional Excellence
Teacher : John Losey

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Overview of Developing Professional Excellence

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Self-Acumen Developing Professional Excellence

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Self-Acumen

Developing Professional Excellence

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If acumen is the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain, then "Professional Acumen" refers to your ability to think and act in a professional context. It doesn't matter what level of an organization, being able to act on your best thinking makes you more valuable. The Developing Professional Excellence Series focuses on building professional acumen. This series focuses on building competencies in three areas:

Self-Acumen

People Acumen

Business-Acumen

Often labeled “soft skills,” this content is anything but soft. Developing these skills and competencies will make you indispensable to your organization.  

The Self-Acumen course introduces the Total Performer model as a tool to understand competencies. You will explore the role focus, pace, and energy play in accessing your best thinking and offering your peak performance.

Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation for the self-acumen core competencies of Focus, Pace, and Energy
  • Explore activities and exercises that develop skills and competency
  • Define the desired level of competency in each area
  • Determine your current level of competency in each area
  • Create a plan to develop desired competencies



People- Acumen Developing Professional Excellence

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People Acumen

Developing Professional Excellence

People Professional Acumen Logo

If acumen is the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain, then "Professional Acumen" refers to your ability to think and act in a professional context. It doesn't matter what level of an organization, being able to act on your best thinking makes you more valuable. The Developing Professional Excellence Series focuses on building professional acumen. This series focuses on building competencies in three areas:

Self-Acumen

People Acumen

Business-Acumen

Often labeled “soft skills,” this content is anything but soft. Developing these skills and competencies will make you indispensable to your organization

This course takes a deep dive into the skills and competencies required to work with others. Learn how to develop, direct, collaborate, and facilitate people. Using the emotional and social competencies outlined in the Total Performer Model, you will walk away with insights and tools that will increase your influence and help you effectively manage your relationships with peers, direct reports, supervisors, and your network.

Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation for the People-Acumen core competencies of Develop, Direct, Collaborate, and Facilitate
  • Explore activities and exercises that develop skills and competency
  • Define the desired level of competency in each area
  • Determine your current level of competency in each area
  • Create a plan to develop desired competencies

Business-Acumen Developing Professional Excellence

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Business-Acumen

Developing Professional Excellence

Business Professional Acumen Logo

If acumen is the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions, typically in a particular domain, then "Professional Acumen" refers to your ability to think and act in a professional context. It doesn't matter what level of an organization, being able to act on your best thinking makes you more valuable. The Developing Professional Excellence Series focuses on building professional acumen. This series focuses on building competencies in three areas:

Self-Acumen

People Acumen

Business-Acumen

Often labeled “soft skills,” this content is anything but soft. Developing these skills and competencies will make you indispensable to your organization.

This course covers core competencies that can be applied to any industry. Quality Thinking, innovation, and decision-making skills offer the foundation to be able to make great, timely decisions in any area of business.  

Objectives:

  • Develop an understanding and appreciation for the business-acumen core
  • competencies of Quality Thinking, Innovation, and Decision-Making/Problem-Solving
  • Explore activities and exercises that develop skills and competency
  • Define the desired level of competency in each area
  • Determine current level of competency in each area
  • Create a plan to develop desired competencies