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Career Development and Succession Planning

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Ever wondered who will last longer in the game, stay loyal and want to grow with the organization?

An employee who feels valued, nurtured and successful.

HR and leadership must ensure that employees can realize potential, get better and move up the ladder. To attain this purpose HR team must have a strategy, a plan to identify, analyze employee potential and help them develop the skills to take on the responsibilities a certain role requires in the organization.

What is Succession Planning? Succession planning is a process of identifying and developing employee skills and competencies to fill a responsible role in the organization that one can foresee in future. Succession planning strengthens leadership and ensures business continuity and growth. Succession planning does not just provide safety to the organization, but it also promotes career development for existing employees.

Target Audience
Course Objectives
Course Outline
  • Human Resource
  • Employment Relations
  • Personnel Staff
  • All Line Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Supervisors
  • Learning & Development
  • Training

The participants of this course will be able to:

  • Understand the basics of Career Development and Succession Planning
  • Differentiate between Career Development and Succession Planning
  • Recognize the role of employee and employer in career development, skill and will alignment
  • Bridge the development gap in an organization by implementing effective succession planning proactively
  • Implementing innovative career development initiatives
  • Integrate individual career choices with career development plans of the organisation
  • Enabling employees to branch out into different roles basis their liking and interest by providing ample career opportunities
  • Help employees realize the potential and groom them for cross-functional opportunities within the organisation
  • Identifying and analysing the existing competencies of employees and building future competencies
  • Developing an effective succession planning manual for streamlined efforts that drive results
  • Implementing a career development plan to help employees grow and retain the best talent in the market
  • Design improvement process for performance management with feedback and pieces of training
  • Engage and inspire employees to perform better and give their best at work
  • Recognise and obliterate barriers to development
  • Design cost-effective career development and succession plan
  1. Introduction of Career Development and Succession Planning
  2. Basics of Career Development and Succession Planning
  3. Succession Planning and Management
  4. Steps of Career Development
  5. Employee Oriented Approach
  6. Organisation and Changes
  7. Identifying Potential
  8. Achieving Competencies
  9. Tools and Methodologies
  10. Expanding Inhouse Successors