February 18th 2019

Speed Read: Developing Commercial Acumen for HR Function

While commercial acumen is a highly desireable skill, its development is not always straightforward and requires opportunities for both learning and practical application. This Speed Read focuses on development of commercial acumen as a skill in HR population specifically and explores the following topics:

  • What is commercial acumen?
  • The commercial skillset
  • Culture of commercially-focused organisations and how to develop it
  • People development and commercial acumen
  • Commercial acumen and HR.

CRF Members can also access the full report for more detailed information on this topic and a checklist that assesses individual commercial acumen, as well as gaps in knowledge and experience.

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