Mark Thomas

Mark Thomas is a global business consultant, author and speaker specializing in leadership, organisation development and human resource management. An enthusiastic student of organisations, Mark’s consulting work has taken him around the globe to cities such as, Istanbul, Luanda, Moscow, New York, Reykjavik, Sydney & Tokyo. Having observed many “hyped” organisational initiatives and fads come and go, Mark is fascinated by how organisations function and operate.

A passionate advocate of organisations that enable individuals to connect and flourish through value creation, Mark is a founding member of the Powerful Conversations Group and a Partner of the Future Work Forum.

Following a successful career with NCR, Unigate and Price Waterhouse Management Consultants, Mark founded Performance Dynamics, a development consultancy that has worked with global clients including: Barclays Capital, Cargill, C&A, DFDS DHL, Engie, Ferguson, gategroup, Hitachi, HSBC, IKEA, KNPC, Microsoft, Pandora, Pfizer, Red Bull, Rexam, Stibo Systems, Sony, Tata Steel, Time Warner, UBS and Unilever.

Mark regularly designs and facilitates a wide range of business planning and organisation change initiatives. In addition, he manages several executive development & leadership, programmes including coaching and internal consulting and business partnering.

Based in Monmouth, Wales, Mark has also worked as an Adjunct Professor at the Tias School for Business and Society in Holland and consulted with organisations such as the American Management Association (AMA), Management Centre Europe (MCE) and the Middle East Management Centre.

As a Welshman, Mark is genetically predisposed to follow Welsh rugby and is a keen motorcyclist and jazz fan.

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An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Recorded webcast

We will all be aware of the term AI, but how many of us really understand it? We are constantly told that it is likely to change so many aspects of our future world and organisations. Yet what level of knowledge do we really have on the subject? Book your complimentary place below to get up to speed on the rapidly developing world of Artificial Intelligence.

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Making Sustainable Business Transformation Happen: Better Business, Better Tomorrow

Recorded webcast

FWF partner and CEO, founder of SusteneriGroup. Rudi Plettinx will explore the world of sustainable business and seek to cut through the fog of corporate hype and explore what really needs to happen to drive sustainability. Rudi will be joined by colleagues, Luc Garguet-Dupont & Ugeshree Thakurpersad Director and Founder of DevRani Consult.

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Ecosystems and how they are changing the world of work and business

Recorded webcast

An Ecosystem is an ‘interconnected system’ or a working group through which individuals or businesses with common goals, purpose, or challenges can openly share, collaborate, learn, and co-create new opportunities.  

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The Mini-MBA

Self-paced

Few people can afford the years - or the money - for an MBA course. But this does not mean that you cannot use the key principles of an MBA to your advantage in your day-to-day business life. This on-line course of 12 modules will show you how.

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The Telecoms 'Mini-MBA' On-line Learning Programme

Self-paced

Focus on the essential practical skills, knowledge and techniques needed to be a high-performer in the field of telecommunications.

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Leadership and People Skills

Self-paced

In four hours this *Personal Improvement Course* will explain and teach you the core skills needed to be an effective leader in business.

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Managing Yourself and Your Team

Self-paced

In 4 hours this *Personal Improvement Course* will explain the theory, and provide practical advise on how to enhance your personal and team management skills

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The Pharma 'Mini-MBA' On-line Learning Programme

Self-paced

A 14 module self-managed, flexible, online learning course: Focus on the essential MBA theory, practice and technique needed to be a high-performing manager in the field of pharmaceutical with this 14 module course allowing 3 to 4 hours per module to be completed in your own time.

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Mastering People Management

Publication

How to build and develop a successful team by motivating, empowering and leading people. Based on in-depth experience of developing people and initiating change within many organisations, Mark Thomas provides a shrewd, practical guide to mastering the essential techniques of people management.

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Mergers and Acquisitions - Confronting the Organisation and People Issues

Publication

This Report will help you understand the key practical and legal issues, achieve consensus and involvement at all levels, understand and implement TUPE regulations and identify the documentation that needs to be drafted or reviewed within the context of a merger, acquisition or disposal.

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High-Performance Consulting Skills

Publication

This key text provides a practical understanding of the skills required to become a high-performance internal consultant, whatever your own area of expertise.

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Gurus on Leadership

Publication

A one-stop guide to the world's key writers on leadership, their thoughts and contributions.

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Maxim...ise!

Publication

maxim...ise! is not your usual collection of maxims, it is much more. A compilation of carefully curated quotes and maxims designed to provide a source of contemplation and inspiration for all those who are facing and navigating the challenges of a fast changing world.

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