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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Separating Compensation from Recognition

October 4, 2016 | Scott Jeffrey

Discover how to identify contingent and discretionary reward systems, and why there is a need for both types of systems. Additionally, learn about the benefits of a well implemented recognition system.

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Stop Command and Control: Using your Employee's Ideas

October 3, 2016

Listening to your employees is something many organizations struggle with. But why? In this Interview, Alex Goryachev, Head of Innovation Strategy and Programs at Cisco Corporate Strategic Innovation Group, explains how leaders need to stop the ...

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Eight Resources for Effectiveness

September 30, 2016 | Roger Pearman | HCI

Individuals seeking to enhance their effectiveness first need to understand what personal resources are available.  Carl Jung, and later other researchers, provided a model which suggested that eight mental resources are actively used and engaged in everyday challenges.

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Nature vs. Nurture: Are Leaders Born or Developed?

September 30, 2016 | Fierce

The question of whether leaders are born or developed is a hot button issue that often draws a line in the sand forming two camps: Nature vs. Nurture. I see it fitting right up there with politics and religion as a topic to avoid at a party if ...

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Developing Leaders That Don’t Resemble Our Presidential Candidates

September 29, 2016 | Amy Bybee | HCI

I was promoted to my first management job when I was 22. I had been at the company for a little less than a year and was asked to step into the role of assistant manager. It was for a moderate sized store that belonged to a retail chain. I lasted less than 4 months in that role. Now, let’s ignore for just a moment the fact that I never wanted a career in retail in the first place, and only took the job because the market looked grim at the time. Regardless of this is the fact that I was not prepared or developed to be put in that leading role in the first place.

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.

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Aug 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +07 (Asia/Ho_Chi_Minh)
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Aug 29-30, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Sep 12-13, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM EDT
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Sep 16-17, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +08 (Asia/Manila)
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Sep 16-17, 2019 | 9:00AM-5:00PM PDT
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November
Nov 25-26, 2019 | 8:45AM-5:00PM EST
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December
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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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