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Organizations that thrive generally have leaders with highly developed business skills.

A lot of individual business skills go into an amalgam for success, but analysts report that one of the most important business skills is in business management.

Strong managerial skills are intrinsically linked to organizational performance. A study by Gallup found that managers account for 70% of variance in employee engagement, underscoring the need for companies to develop leaders who can drive team productivity and morale.

For seasoned and aspiring managers alike, it’s valuable to know how to lead meetings and communicate organizational change. Equally important is being aware of the common missteps team leaders often make.

Business skills in management can be honed through online training such as classes offered by Tonex. It’s an excellent means for team leaders to augment managerial knowledge as well as develop a fresh outlook in their roles. This includes looking at things through a larger lens, from a variety of perspectives. 

Effective communication is another key business skill. That’s because in any business setting, professionals rely on communication to coordinate efforts and accomplish organizational goals. Ineffective communication, or a lack of communication altogether, can prove catastrophic.

Similarly, effective leaders need to be able to understand and adapt to the communication styles of others.

More key communication skills include active listening, empathy, and reading body language.

Want to learn more? Tonex offers over five dozen courses in Business Skills. Training covers everything from business writing and briefing skills to SOW Writing and Risk Management. Here are just a few of our courses in Business Skills:

Strategic Planning and Management Training (3 days)

Time Management and Organizational Skills (2 days)

Writing for Engineers, Scientists and Technical Managers (2 days)

Scope Management and Baseline Development (2 days)

Conflict Management Training (1 day)

Corporate Social Responsibility Training (2 days)

Big Data for Project and Program Managers Training (3 days)

For more information, questions, comments, contact us.

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