The most admired companies look for their leaders to be business partners. But moving beyond a focus on your area of expertise to a more comprehensive business leadership role can be daunting.
When it comes to careers, people never plan to fail, but many fail to plan. The interactive presentation will guide the attendees through the process of planning for and becoming a safety business partner.
Although instructional to all levels, this paper will focus on the professional who is already in a role that is responsible for the entirety of a safety or EHS function on a site, region or corporate level and is seeking to move their career to a full business impact position. Why do companies seek business partners over managers for leadership roles? What makes a business partner different than a safety manager/director? What do companies require to be considered for business partner roles? Do you want to be a business leader or safety leader? How can you get where you want to go?