Succession Management

Increase bench strength at all levels of your organization

Succession isn’t just about planning for changes in the C-suite. Beyond identifying future leaders, your succession management strategy should include workforce planning, skills gap analyses, and the creation of development programs to increase bench strength at all levels of the organization. Learn ways to identify and define the leadership skills you need at the top, and discover how to align and integrate those competencies throughout the company.

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Accelerate leadership readiness with innovative approaches to succession and leadership development.

Align your leadership readiness strategy with the business strategy to build organizational capability and sustainment for continuous leadership development for all critical roles, even beyond the C-Suite.

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Embedding Coaching into Leadership Training

September 28, 2016

Every employee has something to offer, and it is time to make them a priority. In this Interview, Brady Pyle, Director of Human Resources at NASA, Johnson Space Center - Houston, describes how leadership training with embedded coaching can lead ...

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Transformational Executive Development

September 26, 2016 | Julie Hiipakka

Navigating disruption in an ever-changing world isn’t easy. The skills your employees need to succeed today may change tomorrow. In this original HCI Keynote video, Julie Hiipakka, Director of Learning at SapientNitro, describes how this ...

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Tribal Leadership: It’s All About the People

September 26, 2016 | Garry Ridge

Leaders often say that people are their most valuable resource. If that is the case, why are nearly 70% of all employees in the U.S. disengaged at work? Clearly, the conferences, books, courses, and motivational speakers are insufficient to ...

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Lessons from Fearless HR

September 26, 2016 | David Forman

The story of Fearless HR also applies to the Learning and Development profession, because it suffers, as well, from less than flattering historical perceptions and conflicting purposes.  Once it is irrevocably stated that L&D’s ...

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Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Enroll Now: Leadership Development & Succession Strategist Certification Course

Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) provides a framework for HR to align leadership readiness strategies with business goals, develop meaningful analytics, and build robust talent pipelines for future growth. This two-day training course is geared toward early- and mid-career HR practitioners and senior-level HR leaders alike who are looking to implement a new approach to the identification, preparation, and deployment of talent for critical roles.

In-Person Classes

Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Aug 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +07 (Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
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Washington, DC
Aug 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Boston, MA
Sep 12-13, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Manila, Philippines
Sep 16-17, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +08 (Asia/Manila)
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San Francisco, CA
Sep 16-17, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
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Online Classes

September
Sep 16-17, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EDT
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October
Oct 7-8, 2019 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EDT
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November
Nov 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
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December
Dec 10-11, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
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Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Shrink talent & skills gaps with a strategic approach to leadership readiness.

Plan leadership development solutions that address competency gaps, identify high-potential talent, and drive growth.

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