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THE MISSING LINK – why your career NEEDS commercial acumen to soar!


Think commercial acumen is just about dollars and cents? Think again. Not only is it critical for establishing and maintaining the competitive advantage in business, it is also the ‘missing link’ when it comes to breaking through middle management to the executive level.

So why does this topic have many of us holding it at arm’s length?

Join NAWO and Officeworks as we shake off the scary perceptions, reveal the reality of Commercial Acumen and share some advice on cultivating your understanding of ‘the bottom line’.

Kerry Duncan, General Manager Property & Store Development at Officeworks and Mark Kindness, National Business Manager at Officeworks will reflect on their career journey to date and how commercial acumen has been critical for their career success.

Key themes:
What exactly is ‘Commercial Acumen’?
Why is it everyone’s responsibility?
Why is Commercial Acumen important for career progression?
Why do we tend to shy away from Commercial Acumen?
Arming yourself with Commercial Acumen tools
The perils of avoiding Commercial Acumen
Tips for implementing Commercial Acumen into every day work.


Date:     Wednesday 2 May 2018

Time:     1:00 – 3:00 PM

Host:      Officeworks

Venue:   Officeworks   (MAP)

236-262 East Boundary Road (enter via South Drive)

Bentleigh East  VIC  3165


Cost:       Free NAWO Corporate & Individual members  /  $85.00 (plus GST) Non members

RSVP:     24 April 2018


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