Growing people to take the reins of the company (succession planning) has been a hallmark of companies that has gone from being good to achieving greatness.
This course delineates a succession planning process through a focus on three key activities: Define the Succession Objectives, Understand the Succession Life-Cycle System, and Apply the Succession Life-Cycle System. The succession objectives allow the company to look into the future, identify future requirements and standards for succession, and develop a plan to grow talent in the organization. In addition to learning the Succession Life-Cycle System, the students will also learn how to use two tools to help them effectively apply the system and evaluate succession fit in the organization.
- Understand the importance of succession planning and its effect on business/organizational future performance
- Define specific succession objectives for the organization or business
- Understand the Succession Life-Cycle Model and its systems contours
- Apply and fit the Succession Life-Cycle Model as a system to the organization/business strategic future
What you will learn.
In addition to learning the Succession Life-Cycle System, the students will also learn how to use two tools to help them effectively apply a succession management system and evaluate succession fit in the organization.
Why do you want to learn it?
Succession planning provides the organization stability during the stressful period of leadership and business transitions. It ensures that your organization or business retains, in its key ranks, people that are both skilled and capable to sustain the organization’s continued growth well into the future.
How it will help you.
Transitions, not just in the sense of leadership, but also in the sense of business cycles will happen. Moreover, emerging technologies will bring disruption. Planning for these eventualities will ensure that your business and/or organization be adaptable and agile by putting the right people in the right place to lead, capture market space, become innovative, and remain profitable in a tumultuous future.
Business owners, supervisors, HR professionals, and other senior leaders and executives who are involved in the decisions to grow talent and position that talent in the organization to promote the competitive advanatve and sustainability of the organization.re
The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.
This Program has been approved for 3.00 HR (General) recertification credit hours toward aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™recertification through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).
The Institute for Leadership and Strategic Foresight is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. This program is valid for 3 PDCs for the SHRM-CP® or SHRM-SCP®. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit
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