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Strategic Career Management: Only You Have Sleepless Nights Over Your Career

Total Credits: 2.5 including 2.5 Personnel/Human Resources - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Human Resources |  Professional Development
Mario Flores
Course Levels:
2.5 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.

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This course focuses on the individual taking ownership for their career.  It provides tools and methods to assist and guide the individual to develop the collateral necessary in navigating their career.  It provides a Personal Marketing Plan that can be customized to fit the career objectives and goals of the individual. It also focuses on character self-awareness, crucial for long-tern career success.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • To gain awareness of career ownership
  • To learn of a multi-stage career plan approach
  • To learn a strategic approach to a Personal Marketing Plan
  • To understand important and strategic considerations in navigating your career
  • To gain insights on when an opportunity is right or not right for you
  • To gain an awareness of your networking capabilities and be exposed to networking approaches and tools
  • To gain self-awareness of your character


Major Subjects
  • Career Ownership
  • Career Planning
  • Personal Marketing Plan
  • Strategic Career Considerations
  • Opportunity Insights
  • Networking
  • Character

Course Materials


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Founder and President

Top Notch Coaching, LLC

Mario Flores is the founder and President of Top Notch Coaching, LLC, an executive and professional business coaching company specializing in Leadership Coaching for the Financial Executive and Financial Professional. Prior to his retirement, he worked for over 36 years with Verizon/GTE with over 18 years at the Executive Leadership Level in Finance and Operations.  Mario has excellent business acumen developed through a career that systematically evolved from professional discipline to business leader.  His professional evolution is rooted in strong financial fundamentals in Accounting, Regulatory, Financial Planning as well as business fundamentals in Business Analysis, Supply Chain Management, Retail Markets and Operations.  He has served in major, nationwide executive leadership roles and has acquired a broad range of financial and nonfinancial experiences over this four decade period in the dynamic telecommunications industry. 

As a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coach Federation (ICF), he is an experienced Executive and Professional coach in both “for-profit” and “non-profit” environments.  Mario’s core competencies include coaching, leadership, behavioral self-awareness,  business acumen, strategic thinking for results-driven execution, accountability models, multi-functional and end-to-end process viewpoints, and an understanding of the development of the “Professional to Business Partner to Business Leader” evolution. 

Mario has a BBA in Accounting and an MBA in Management from Angelo State University, is a licensed CPA in the State of Texas, a Certified Winslow Research Institute Coach and a Certified Conflict Dynamics Profile Consultant.

Mario also serves on the faculty as an executive coach in the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) Executive MBA Program and Global Leadership Executive MBA Program and as an external executive coach in the UTD Masters in Management and Administrative Sciences/UT Southwestern/THR/Parkland Healthcare Organization Leadership Program.  Mario is a member of the Faculty and Moderator for the national broadcasting Business Professionals’ Network, Inc. /Accounting CPE Network (ACPEN).  He has been published in the April 2012 issue of Financial Executive Magazine, a publication of the Financial Executives International (FEI) organization.

Mario is committed to giving back to the community. He has served on various boards including the Corporate Advisory Board for the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, the Christian Community Action (CCA) Board of Directors and Parenting Alone.  He has engaged in public speaking in various forums including Angelo State University, University of North Texas, University of Texas at Dallas, Nanjing University in China, The United Nations, The Financial Executives International Dallas Chapter and other not for profit organizations. 


Thu, Apr 25, 2024 - 08:30am to 10:41am CDT
Sat, May 04, 2024 - 11:30am to 01:41pm CDT
Thu, May 16, 2024 - 08:30am to 10:41am CDT
Tue, Jun 04, 2024 - 11:30am to 01:41pm CDT
Thu, Jun 06, 2024 - 08:30am to 10:41am CDT
Thu, Jun 27, 2024 - 08:30am to 10:41am CDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information

Prerequisites None
Advanced Preparation None
Designed For All Professionals
Original Recording Date 05/01/2021
Yellow Book No
Course Developer Mario Flores
Date Added to Catalog 04/03/2021

Additional Information

Complaint Resolution Policy Please contact Anne Taylor for any complaints., (972-377-8199).
Official Registry Statement Business Professionals' Network, Inc. is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website:
Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based

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Overall:      4.7

Total Reviews: 22


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