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.

Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Forecast and plan the workforce your organization will need to succeed in the future.

Learn the skills required to integrate quantitative measures such as headcount planning and workforce analytics into a qualitative decision framework that can inform and transform organizational strategy.

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Lead to Win: Sustainability

November 27, 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.


3 Don'ts for Leaders Who Want to Grow

November 24, 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: People are the #1 Resource

November 22, 2016

Having a learning mindset is critical for making strides in leadership development. In this Interview, Vicki Good, Portfolio Director, General Management Program, Harvard Business School, and Robert Swander, Client Services Manager, Harvard ...

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3 Easy Steps as a Leader to Challenge the Status Quo

November 20, 2016 | Fierce

When you hear the word, status quo, what do you think? In this environment, many leaders know that status quo will not get their organizations where they need to go. Innovation needs to happen, and it needs to happen fast.

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Fierce Survey Results: Business & Political Leaders

November 14, 2016 | Fierce

We interviewed 250+ professionals of all positions, the majority in manager or director role with ages from 45-64 years old and asked them to identify how their views on leadership compared in the business and political worlds.

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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Enroll Now: Strategic Workforce Planning Certification Program

In an economy driven by innovation, disruption and constant change, strategic workforce planning is a crucial competency for HR professionals seeking to align workforce strategy with overarching business goals.

In-Person Classes

Los Angeles, CA
Nov 28-29, 2017 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PST
Atlanta, GA
Dec 5-6, 2017 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EST
New York, NY
Dec 11-12, 2017 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EST
Dec 13-14, 2017 | 9:00AM-5:00PM SGT (Asia/Singapore)
London, United Kingdom
Dec 13-14, 2017 | 9:00AM-5:00PM GMT (Europe/London)

Online Classes

Nov 30-Dec 1, 2017 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
Dec 18-19, 2017 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
January 2018
Jan 8-9, 2018 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EST
February 2018
Feb 7-8, 2018 | 8:00AM-5:00PM EST
March 2018
Mar 1-2, 2018 | 11:45AM-8:00PM EST
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Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP) Certification

Move your career forward.

Master strategic workforce planning, the most sought-after skill in talent management today.

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