This workshop provides an organisation with a systematic approach to proactively manage the sustainability of the business through planning for the succession to key roles. There is a growing awareness within organisations of the need for this activity and this workshop bridges the gap between an idea and a practical solution.
To give senior management team members an understanding of the purpose and value of systematic succession planning
To provide a process for Succession Planning and use this to develop a preliminary Plan for the organisation or nominated part of the business with key action steps and responsibilities
TARGET PARTICIPANT GROUP
Directors or senior management team members of an organisation, business unit or department who have knowledge of the business plans and of the employees within their business. 4 – 7 participants.
0.5 – 1 day depending on the organisation/business unit/department and number of jobs and people to be covered.
SUMMARY OF CONTENT
Participants are guided through an outline of what the succession planning process is, what benefits there are for the business, and what their responsibilities are within it
The facilitator works participants through the succession planning for a nominated part of their business to produce a written action plan
Participants use formats provided, systematically review key positions, consider immediate and medium term needs, and use a talent pool generated from an analysis of both the performance and potential of employees using key assessment criteria
A further template and process is provided for designing Individual Development Plans for key employees identified through this process
This workshop is interactive and participants must bring with them a list of current employees within their own area of responsibility and any available performance management evaluations on such staff
Policy, process, templates and methodology is provided for ongoing application of the system within an organisation