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Taking the Financial Executive's Leadership to the Next Level: Perspective and Skills

Total Credits: 2 including 2 Business Management & Organization - Non-technical

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ACPEN Industry Institute |  Industry |  Personal Development
Mario Flores
Course Levels:
2 Hours
Product Setting: Expires 30 day(s) after program date.



Financial Leaders often achieve their position primarily with left brain analytical skills.  They need to develop right brain thinking to evolve to the next level either professionally or as part of their personal growth plan.  This course will help the financial executive and professional focus on where they are currently and help them bridge the gap in leadership skills that will enable them to gravitate to the next level.  This course will guide the financial executive and professional to position themselves as leaders that others will trust and want to follow.  The financial executive and financial professional will walk away understanding a more holistic approach to people and organizations and a transformational leadership style.

Basic Course Information

Learning Objectives
  • Learn about the evolution to business leader and right brain orientation
  • Embrace the right brain orientation, finding power tapping into the six senses  of the "Conceptual Age"
  • Gain insights on critical behavior that may be keeping you from being balanced and reaching your fullest potential professionally or personally
  • Learn an emotional intelligence framework that positions you to be a socially intelligent leader
  • Learn what a transformational leadership style looks like

Major Subjects
  • Professional/Technical to Business/Behavioral Leader Evolution
  • From Agricultural to Conceptual Age Right Brain Orientation
  • Emotional Intelligence Framework
  • Behavioral Self-Awareness and Self-Management
  • Socially Intelligent Leader/Social Awareness
  • Transformational Leadership

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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. 


Wed, Apr 24, 2024 - 06:30am to 08:22am AKDT
Mon, May 06, 2024 - 09:30am to 11:22am AKDT
Wed, May 15, 2024 - 06:30am to 08:22am AKDT
Wed, Jun 05, 2024 - 06:30am to 08:22am AKDT
Thu, Jun 06, 2024 - 09:30am to 11:22am AKDT
Wed, Jun 26, 2024 - 06:30am to 08:22am AKDT

Additional Info

Basic Course Information



Advanced Preparation


Course Developer

Mario Flores

Designed For

Financial and Accounting Executives and Financial and Accounting Professionals

Original Recording Date


Yellow Book


Date Added to Catalog


Additional Information

Instructional Delivery Method Group Internet Based
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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 58


Bonnie H - Dallas, Texas


Lee F - Ann Arbor, Michigan

"Mario did a great job presenting an under valued topic. These are important skills to have. "

Joanna S

"I value the flexibility of the online courses."