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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Learn More about Succession Management with our Top Resources

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Unconscious Bias and its Impact on Business Practice

March 16, 2017 | Rumeet Billan | MHS

We tend to believe that we are seeing everything in its complete form, however, it’s not possible for us to see the world as it is. Instead, we see the world through the lens of our experiences, biases and various identity factors. As a result, the assumptions we hold shape the decisions that we make, but these decisions may be creating unequal outcomes for our employees.

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Effective Change Leadership Requires Action

March 9, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

Today, top level executives have more pressure than ever to deliver differentiated products and winning strategies to the marketplace. Much of the overall design vision and ability to give clients what they need before they themselves know it, ...

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Curb Complexity as Your Organization Grows

March 6, 2017 | Yuval Dvir | HCI

I always saw complexity as my nemesis throughout my career. Whether in product, strategy, or operations, complexity always found a way to creep in and undermine strategies we put in place. Our devised strategy just didn't matter unless we could breach through the high wall of complexity the organization had built over the years.

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10 Benefits of an Aligned Organization

March 2, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

Unfortunately, it is difficult to achieve perfect organization alignment; however, the better aligned the organization the more you can realize the benefits above. Sure, alignment is an investment of time and money, but in today’s ...

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Become an Alignment Leader: Position Your Organization to Win

February 28, 2017 | Reed Deshler

Explore the role of alignment leaders and the benefits they can provide to your organization. Alignment leaders can help organizations better understand how choices affect their organization, build the capacity to sustain change, and transform stumbling blocks into strengths.

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Designing and Implementing a Successful Business Model

February 23, 2017 | AlignOrg Solutions

Your business model details what problem you will solve for your customers and how you will do so in a distinctive way that will ensure a profitable bottom line. But practically speaking, how will you create an organization that will allow you to ...

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10 Pitfalls to Avoid When Embarking on Succession Planning

February 10, 2017 | Amy Hirsh Robinson | HCI

Succession planning is a focused program of keeping talent in the pipeline for the evolving roles that matter most to companies for the future. With thoughtful dialogue and participation, succession planning can be one of the most effective tools for leadership development and business growth. When handled poorly, it can be a waste of time and other precious organizational resources.

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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Sep 26-27, 2018 | 9:00AM-5:00PM +08 (Asia/Singapore)
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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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