Many technical experts and subject matter experts aspire to a leadership position in their companies but the failure rate of success once they are in this role is very high. This webinar takes the mystery out of what it takes to be highly successful in making this transition work.
A Subject Matter Expert, (Engineering, Finance, IT, Consulting, Supply Chain) has many talents and skills often on the operational and technical side on their experience but frequently lack the “soft management” skills to make their transition truly successful. This webinar shares what soft skills are required and how these can be integrated into ones career and talent plans.
A former partner with a “Big Five” management consulting firm, Mark has successfully led leadership development, behavior change management and cultural alignment engagements for clients such as Chevron,Hoechst Celanese, Shell Oil, Baker Hughes, Blue Star, SADARA, KBR, Saudia Airlines, Conoco Phillips, Schlumberger, Tenneco, Dow, well as clients representing health care, non-profits, governmental, Energy, Manufacturing, Services, Refining, Consumer Goods, Travel & Transportation, in North America, Middle East, Far East, China, Scandinavia and Europe.
Mark is frequently profiled in the media and press, “The Houston Business Journal: “Face to Face with Mark Hordes”, Houston Chronicle, “His Job is to Help Companies Ease the Pain of Change” and interviewed on radio and television.
Mr. Hordes is a graduate of the American Graduate School of International Management, “Thunderbird.”. He holds an MBA and MS in Human Behavior from Aurora University and an undergraduate degree from the University of Houston. His prior experience includes executive positions with Accenture, Spherion, American Productivity & Quality Center, Alexander Consulting, Dillingham Associates and The Sinclair Group.