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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Developing Effective Global Leaders in a New Age of Learning Tools

January 6, 2017 | BPI Group | HCI

Today’s business landscape is more global than ever before, and organizations must develop internationally-oriented leaders in order to be competitive in the market. BPI group’s Michael McGowan, Managing Director, Leadership & Talent, and John Blyth, Executive Coach, shared their insights on how to identify and develop global leaders to drive organizational success.

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8 Performance Management Truths from the Experts

December 20, 2016 | HighGround

It’s an exciting time in HR. New generations entering the workforce are pushing the boundaries of more traditional HR practices. A long-tenured career with one employer is a thing of the past. Transient employees combined with the rise of ...

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Transitioning to Continuous Employee Development

December 15, 2016 | HighGround

A lagging approach to performance management is a reality that most companies no longer ignore. Many are actively transitioning to a real-time, continuous approach, but they’re also facing the overwhelming responsibility of restructuring ...

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Five Things You Can Do to Hire Smart

December 5, 2016 | Bill Catlette | HCI

People the world over are watching intently as a new U.S. presidential administration goes through its staffing up process, taking notes and names as to who’s in, who’s out, who’s on the fence, what the relative merits of each candidate are, who’s calling the ball, the list goes on. One can only hope that the behind-the-scenes process used to vet and select candidates is as serious as the reporting of it.

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Lead to Win: Sustainability

November 28, 2016 | Lexy Thompson & Bill Gardner | HCI

Last time we discussed how a lack of effective communication can cause a detrimental decline in accountability, essentially crippling an organization over time. Today, we’ll wrap up the series by focusing on how playing not to lose affects sustainability.

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3 Don'ts for Leaders Who Want to Grow

November 25, 2016 | Fierce

Your job as a leader is to build people up. To give others credit and not worry about the people who are wishing you ill. If you want to grow, here are three things to stay away from.

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Leadership Development & Succession Strategist (LDSS) Certification

Enroll Now: Leadership Development & Succession Strategist Certification Course

HCI's newest certification program, Leadership Development & Succession Strategist, 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.

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Jun 27-28, 2018 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Jul 25-26, 2018 | 9:00AM-5:00PM CDT
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Aug 9-10, 2018 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
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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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