ICTD International Centre for Training and Development

Strategies for Succession Planning

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About the course

Learn strategic principles of succession planning, models to put in place, creation of templates for knowledge transfer, and key practices in the successful succession planning of your organization’s staff and leadership.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Create templates for knowledge transfer
  • Learn key practices in planning
  • Implement plans for leadership and the organization

Course Outline

Succession planning and knowledge transfer

  • Defining Succession planning
  • Thoughts to consider
  • Generational impacts
  • Why the need

Succession planning and organizational development

  • The business case for Succession planning
  • Approaches to Succession planning
  • Four tips to Succession planning
  • Models for Succession planning

Human resource supply forecasting techniques

  • Defining knowledge transfer
  • What is it?
  • Why do we do it?

Creating a knowledge transfer program

  • Things to consider
  • How do we transfer knowledge
  • Resources

Course Methodology

A variety of methodologies will be used during the course that includes:

  • (30%) Based on Case Studies
  • (30%) Techniques
  • (30%) Role Play
  • (10%) Concepts
  • Pre-test and Post-test
  • Variety of Learning Methods
  • Lectures
  • Case Studies and Self Questionaires
  • Group Work
  • Discussion
  • Presentation

Who should attend

  • Training and development managers
  • Managers and supervisors
  • New or experienced trainers
  • HR professional
  • Consultants

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