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Certificate in Succession Planning & Career Development Training Course | HR Training Course

Certificate in Succession Planning & Career Development

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James Talbot | Course Director
James Talbot

HR Director

Education Partners


Succession planning is done by only 7% of the top 500 companies worldwide. Organisations that implement effective succession planning and career development ensure business continuity while motivating and retaining their talent, rather than losing them to their competitors. This course will equip you with the knowledge, skillset, tools and techniques for you to:

  • Write an effective succession plan policy
  • Identify the impact on HR and organisational processes
  • Create a comprehensive plan of HR capabilities and values
  • Identify and analyse current levels of individual competence
  • Implement a talent development plan that improves and retains staff with potential
  • Identify and strengthen the key attributes of the next generation of leaders
  • Plan and implement a cost-efficient succession plan
  • Improve performance management procedures
  • Produce monitoring data and reports to track staff development
  • Recognise talent and match it to your organisational needs
  • Engage staff and inspire them to perform better and develop more
  • Create a culture that nurtures talent from the outset
  • Recognise and overcome barriers to development

Who Should Attend

This course uses a mix of interactive training techniques such as lectures, case studies, and group activities. The course also presents best practices in the areas of career development and succession planning and invites participants to share their organisational experiences in order to optimise the learning process.

The course is aimed at Human Resources Managers, Line Managers, HR Business Partners, Team Leaders and Specialists. Individuals involved in designing, setting up or controlling career development systems, and Line Managers who are involved in, or accountable for, the career development of their staff will benefit from attending. The course will also be an enabler for professionals responsible for succession planning or for those who expected to build a compelling business case for investing in succession planning. You will be able to identify and implement an appropriate succession planning system and consider succession planning and its value as a risk management tool.

Benefits of Attending

  1. Understand why only 7% of the world’s top organisations have a credible plan in place to develop their top talent
  2. Develop an effective process to build a talent management programme and a succession plan for your organisation’s future
  3. Create a great place to work through a culture of growth and development
  4. Ensure business continuity by incorporating succession planning into key organisational positions and preparing people to step up to leadership roles
  5. Attract and retain the top talent you need to meet your organisation’s current and future objectives without spending vast financial resources
  6. Build a unique Employer Value Proposition (EVP)

Certificate in Succession Planning & Career Development