Being a great leader means being able to exercise and hone a number of crucial skills. Building and leading great teams, building an inspiring vision and aligning with strategy are certainly key attributes, but what about the ability to make effective decisions? This is where business acumen comes in. Business acumen is loosely defined as the ability to assess an external market and make effective decisions. This course introduces the areas where a leader needs to gain a deeper insight such as costs, profit margins, cash flow, market position, competition etc. to improve their business acumen.