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
- Understand why only 7% of the world’s top organisations have a credible plan in place to develop their top talent
- Develop an effective process to build a talent management programme and a succession plan for your organisation’s future
- Create a great place to work through a culture of growth and development
- Ensure business continuity by incorporating succession planning into key organisational positions and preparing people to step up to leadership roles
- Attract and retain the top talent you need to meet your organisation’s current and future objectives without spending vast financial resources
- Build a unique Employer Value Proposition (EVP)
James Talbot is the HR Director of Synergy Group an author, international speaker, trainer, coach, facilitator, management consultant, accountant, and conference presenter, who has a diverse range of expertise. An Organisational and People Strategist, having in the last 12 years worked almost exclusively overseas in the Middle Eastern and Asian market advising, consulting and delivering performance improvement training to an international audience.
James has been the HR Director of his own learning solutions company for 17 years in the UK. He works with the private, public, third sector and charitable foundations, and has also been a lecturer and guest speaker at three universities in London and a Treasurer of two mental health charities. James is currently working on a book on human behaviour.
He started life in accountancy in retail, expanding that financial knowledge into financial services, then delving into corporate strategy and finally his personal interest with a PhD in psychology and human behaviour and neuro-science, achieving Master Trainer status on NLP, organisation psychology, emotional intelligence, psychometrics, organisational stress management and human profiling.
His style of delivery is thought-provoking, engaging and motivational, and he uses accelerated learning techniques, psychology and persuasive language.
Upon completion of this training course, participants will earn a digital badge.
Earners of the Succession Planning & Career Development badge are able to develop an effective process to build a talent management programme and a succession plan and create a great place to work through a culture of growth and development. They are able to ensure business continuity by incorporating succession planning into key organisational positions and preparing people to step up to leadership roles as well as attract and retain top talent.
Succession planning, career development, career management, succession policies, capabilities planning, improve management procedures, monitoring HR data, track staff development, overcome barriers to development
- Attend and participate in the 4 full days of training course duration, led by the designated training expert, with less than 2 hours of noted absence.
- Successful completion of the course assessment
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Hotel, Dubai Marina
The Address Dubai Marina
Al Marsa Street
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Telephone: +971 4 436 7777
Fax: +971 4 436 7788
Course fees include documentation, luncheon and refreshments. Delegates who attend all sessions and pass the assessment will receive an Informa Certificate of Completion.
Pricing excludes 5% VAT, which will be charged where applicable