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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Developing Positive Leaders

October 26, 2016 | Sue Langley

Learn strategies leaders can employ to create a positive culture and generate exceptional performance in themselves, their teams, and the whole organization.

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CHRO Quarterly

October 25, 2016 | CEB

A business school professor recently shared with us an exercise he uses to reveal how difficult strategic planning really is. When he meets with C-suite executives for the first time, he poses a simple question: “What are your CEO’s ...

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Common Pitfalls for Managers Building Accountability

October 21, 2016 | Fierce Inc. | HCI

Daniel, a young manager, frequently finds himself frustrated that his team is not delivering projects on deadline. He doesn’t know how to fix it, and often uses a repertoire of different tactics to try to combat it. However, it seems that every time someone comes to him with a setback, he validates their reasoning. When asked about his approach, Daniel feels that he is being empathetic – a key trait for successful leaders. It wasn’t that long ago that Daniel was standing in their shoes.

When Daniel is listening to his team, he understands the reasoning behind their comments. There’s truth to the excuses. He finds himself saying things like “Oh, I know the budget isn’t where it should be”.  Or “Oh, I understand we do have a lot of projects on the table.”  His frustration lies in the fact that while the excuses keep coming, the results stay the same. Things aren’t getting done on time. 

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Employee Engagement – Tips and Tricks To "Do" Engagement

October 21, 2016 | Fierce

With engagement levels of employees at an all-time low, many organizations need to not only engage the minds of their teams - but also their hearts. Autonomy is often so accessible, yet overlooked. Autonomy provides people with the freedom to ...

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Advice to Young Women

October 17, 2016 | Fierce

Navigate your life one conversation at a time. You already are, whether you realize it or not. Your time in school, your eventual career, your relationships and your life will succeed or fail, gradually then suddenly, one conversation at a time.

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Fierce Survey Results: Work/Life Balance

October 14, 2016 | Fierce

A Fierce Survey: "Having it all" is the balance between a successful career and a healthy home. We interviewed a cross section of 1,000 working women across the country about their attitudes on the popular topic, "Having it ...

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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.

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Jun 3-4, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Jun 10-11, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Jun 26-27, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +08 (Asia/Kuala_Lumpur)
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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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